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Macau Open: PV Sindhu enters final; Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo loses

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Published: 29 November 2014
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Macau: Defending champion P V Sindhu notched up a comfortable straight-game win in women’s singles to enter the final but Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo of Malaysia lost despite a valiant fight in the women’s singles semifinal of the Macau Grand Prix Gold on Saturday.P V Sindhu plays  Kim Hyo Min of Korea in the women's singles final

 

Axiata Cup: Chong Wei Feng leads Malaysia past Asia All Stars

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Published: 28 November 2014
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Jakarta: The 2013 Axiata Cup champion beat Asia All Stars 3-1 at the Britama Arena in Jakarta on Friday.

Malaysian team captain Chong Wei Feng handed Malaysia the first point by defeating world number 14 Hu Yun of Hong Kong 21-18, 15-21, 21-16 in the men's singles tie. Chan Peng Soon and Lai Pei Jing deliver the winning point for Malaysia

 

Macau Open: Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo, PV Sindhu enter semis

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Published: 28 November 2014
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Macau: By playing quick most of the time, the 2013 SEA Games women's doubles gold medalists Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo of Malaysia fought past fifth seeds Keshya Nurvita Hanadia-Devi Tika Permata Sari of Indonesia after a one-sided 21-8, 21-16 win in the quarter-finals of the Macau Open.Vivian Hoo (left) and Woon Khe Wei advance to the semi-final of Macau Open

 

BWF needs more time to test 5x11 scoring system

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Published: 28 November 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has confirmed on Thursday that the new 5x11 scoring system will only be introduced after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Testing of a 5x11 scoring system had been underway over the previous few months but the BWF has ruled more evaluation must be done including testing of two new setting options
During a recent Council meeting in Lima, the BWF agreed that two new setting options should also be trialed over the next year.

 

Competition intensifies through Kopiko Purple League's unique scoring system

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 28 November 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: All sports leagues are different and they all incorporate different kind of scoring system to keep the game fresh and interesting. Malaysia's first ever badminton professional league, the Kopiko Purple League (KPL) uses 5x11-point scoring system for each match, and the winner of each tie is determined by the total number sets/games won, not the number of matches won (A tie is comprised of two teams playing six matches, players play the 5x11 scoring format with best of five sets).An example of how winners of Kopiko Purple League is determined by number of sets/games won

 

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