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Chen exit clears path for Lee Chong Wei (pic)

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Published: 17 January 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR: World number one Lee Chong Wei's march to the Malaysia Open title appeared unstoppable after Chinese archrival Chen Long crashed out in the quarter-finals on Friday.

Malaysia's Lee, who had no trouble brushing past Chen's eighth-seeded compatriot Du Pengyu 21-9, 21-15, said he is feeling confident after his quick 34-minute win.Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei returns a shot against China's Pengyu Du during their men's single quarter-final match at the Malaysia Open Badminton Superseries in Kuala Lumpur on January 17, 2014.

Asked about world number two Chen, who defeated him at the Korea Open last week, Lee just smiled and said: "I always try my best to win every tournament I enter.

"It is no different here, but as I always say, I will take it one match at a time and now I have to focus on my semifinal opponent."

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Yonex signs deal to sponsor badminton English National Championships (pic)

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Published: 17 January 2014
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Badminton England has announced sports equipment firm Yonex has signed a multi-year deal to become the official sports equipment partner of the English National Championship series.

This year's Championships are due to take place at stadium:mk in Milton Keynes on February 8 and 9.Rajiv Ouseph will be taking part in the English National Championships which will be sponsored by Yonex

Badminton England is based in Milton Keynes and this will be the first time the Championships will be staged in the city after taking place at the National Cycling Centre in Manchester for the past nine years.

Japanese firm Yonex has a long association with the sport of badminton and the company has been a long-term partner of Badminton England.

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Chong Wei's biggest threat Chen Long sent packing (pic)

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Published: 17 January 2014
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BUKIT JALIL: Japan's world No. 5 Kenichi Tago gave Lee Chong Wei a massive favour after turning on the style to stun world No. 2 Chen Long in the quarter-finals of the Maybank Malaysian Open.

Chen Long who won the Korean Open last week by beating Chong Wei, was suffering from fever and was clearly not in his best condition as Tago won 21-18, 9-21, 21-10 on Saturday.Chong Wei's biggest threat Chen Long sent packing

The Japanese ace will go on to meet Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto in the semi-finals. Tommy was in smashing form as he brushed aside India's K. Srikanth 21-10, 21-15.

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V Shem-Khim Wah make it to Malaysian Open semis (pic)

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Published: 17 January 2014
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BUKIT JALIL: The onus was on Goh V Shem-Lim Khim Wah to step up and deliver and the pair responded with gusto as they charged into the semi-finals of the Maybank Malaysian Open.

The sole Malaysian survivors of the men’s doubles event, V Shem-Khim Wah were in superb form on Friday as they smashed their way past England’s Chris Langridge-Peter Mills 21-16, 21-14 in the quarter-finals.Goh V Shem-Lim Khim Wah on their way to beating England’s Chris Langridge-Peter Mills 21-16, 21-14 in the quarter-finals of the Maybank Malaysian Open on Jan 17, 2014.

It was just the kind of performance the pair, back together for a third time following several split-ups, needed.

It bettered their quarter-final appearance at the Korean Open last week and it is their best showing at a Super Series event since making the semi-finals of the Malaysian Open last year.

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Momota is the one to watch: Chong Wei (pic)

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Published: 17 January 2014
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BUKIT JALIL: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei took a dig at the Malaysian juniors after reaching the men’s singles semi-finals of the Maybank Malaysian Open.

He told them to emulate Japan’s 20-year-old Kento Momota and show progress in their game.

On Friday, the 31-year-old Chong Wei showed that he was back in the groove when he made short work of China’s Du Pengyu with a classy 21-9, 21-15 win in just 34 minutes at Putra Stadium. Japanese singles shuttler Kento Momota is the player to watch. World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei and Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen were both singing praises of the 20-year-old.

On Saturday, Chong Wei will take on Denmark’s Jan O Jorgensen for a place in final and to keep alive the hope of winning his 10th home title.

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