Genting: The Stage 2 of 2016/2017 Purple League kicked off Thursday at the Arena of Stars, Resorts World Genting where both Puchong United and Petaling Jaya able to secure their semi-final spots respectively.
Bangkok: World junior bronze medalist Lee Zii Jia of Malaysia pulled off an upset against ninth seed Ihsan Maulana Mustofa of Indonesia in the 3rd round of Thailand Masters, outlasting the Indonesian 21-19, 21-14 in 44 minutes.
Kuala Lumpur: World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei who tore the medial collateral ligament in his left knee last Saturday during a training session after falling on a slippery mat at the newly built Academy Badminton Malaysia in Bukit Kiara, was reportedly able to resume normal training early next week.
Bangkok: Indonesia's men's doubles legend Hendra Setiawan and his new partner Tan Boon Heong of Malaysia won their first match at the Thailand Masters Grand Prix Gold in straight sets 21-16, 21-17 against Altof Barriq/Reinard Dhanriano of Indonesia on Wednesday.