BIRMINGHAM: Last year, top Malaysian women’s doubles pair Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei made an impressive run to the quarter-finals of the All-England.
But despite winning the SEA Games gold medal last year, Vivian-Khe Wei have yet to make a successful breakthrough.
A string on unimpressive results means the pair are only ranked 16th in the world.
However, that has not dampen Khe Wei’s spirit as she seeks to emulate their quarter-final appearance.
It will certainly be tough as Vivian-Khe Wei are down to meet England’s Heather Oliver-Kata Robertshaw in the first round. If they win, they are drawn to face Japan’s Misaki Matsutomo-Ayaka Takahashi in the second round.