Badminton News: Malaysia’s world number 5 player, Lee Zii Jia has shown his class to advance to the quarter-finals of the Indonesia Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament with a total prize pool of 1,200,000 USD or approximately 18 billion rupees.
The 2022 Asian Badminton Championships gold medalist managed to overthrow Indian senior player Sameer Verma 21-10 and 21-13 in 41 minutes at Istora Senayan Stadium in Jakarta on Thursday (16/6), and took his revenge on the top-ranked player, it was the world 30 who beat him at the Thailand Open last year.
In this game, Lee Zii Jia squandered an 18-10 advantage in the second game and failed to convert seven match points before losing the match rubber 18-21, 27-25 and 21-19 in 77 minutes.
Meanwhile, in mixed doubles, Malaysian pair Hoo Pang Ron/Toh Ee Wei continued the strong start to their new partnership by reaching the last eight of the Super 1000 tournament.
After shocking world number 16 pair Yuki Kaneko/Misaki Matsutomo of Japan, Pang Ron/Ee Wei, playing together in their second tournament, beat compatriot, world number 14, Goh Soon Huat/Shevon Lai Jemie in 21 consecutive matches -19 and 21 – 19.
Soon Huat/Shevon could be tired after they managed to overthrow the world champion who is also Thailand’s world number 1 duo, Dechapol Puavaranukroh / Sapsiree Taerattanachai, on Wednesday (15/6).
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