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Koo-Tan thrash German pair to enter third round

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Published: 16 August 2007
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ALL-ENGLAND champions Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong began their World Championships campaign in impressive fashion – routing Germans Roman Spitko-Michael Fuchs in straight games in the second round last night.

The second seeded Malaysians took just 26 minutes to win the match 21-12, 21-13. They will play against Poland's Michal Logosz-Robert Mateusiak today for a place in the quarter-finals.

 

 

Anup Beats Taufik (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 August 2007
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Indonesia's Taufik Hidayat was sensationally dumped from the world badminton championships on Wednesday by unseeded Anup Sridhar from India.

Olympic champion Hidayat, who had been seeded No 8 here, clawed his way back into the match after losing the first game, but ultimately had no answer for the lanky Indian, ranked just 41st in the world.

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India's Anup Sridhar plays a shot at the net against Indonesia's Taufik Hidayat during their men's singles match during the World Badminton Championships in Kuala Lumpur. Sridhar upset championship favourite Hidayat 21-14, 24-26, 22-20.
 

 

2nd big name exits world champs (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 August 2007
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KUALA LUMPUR - China's third seed Chen Jin became the second big-name casualty in 24 hours at the world badminton championships on Thursday, when he lost his third round match with Singapore's Ronny Susilo 21-19, 21-14.

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China's Chen Jin jumps to smash against Singapore's Ronald Susilo during their men's singles match of the World Badminton Championships in Kuala Lumpur August 16, 2007. [Reuters]
 

 

Tan Fook-Wan Wah survive stiff test

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 August 2007
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THE veteran men’s pair of Choong Tan Fook-Lee Wan Wah survived a stiff opening test yesterday. And Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong joined them in the quarter-finals.

While second seeds Kien Keat-Boon Heong were expected to win their third round match, they also had to put in some hard work to beat Poland’s Michal Logosz-Robert Mateusiak 21-17, 21-19.
 
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Mew Choo beats world champ to reach quarter-finals (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 16 August 2007
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WONG Mew Choo provided the biggest thrill for Malaysia in third round action of the World Championships at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

She defied overwhelming odds to become the first Malaysian woman to reach the singles quarter-finals of the championships. And for a player who needed jabs to ease the pain on her knee, Mew Choo did it in stunning fashion.
 
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