Kuala Lumpur: Lee Chong Wei who was making his maiden appearance in Malaysia’s Purple League at Sports Arena Sentosa on Saturday, defeated Kento Momota 11-9, 11-10, 6-11, 11-7 to lift Petaling Jaya past Ampang Jaya with the final score of 13-9.
Macau: Two-time Macau Open defending champion P.V Sindhu's enduring brilliance and her sheer hatred of losing allowed her to withstand a stunning fightback by Akane Yamaguchi and remained undefeated at the Macau Open on Saturday.
World No. 12 Sindhu got off to an excellent start in the first set as she took the game 21-8 in approximately 14 minutes.
Kuala Lumpur: After the Ampang Jaya BC finally picked up their first win of the 2015-2016 Purple League season in emphatic style on Thursday by trashing Nusajaya BC 15-2, they are expecting a difficult time on Saturday when the Kento Momota led Ampang Jaya BC will face off against Lee Chong Wei's Petaling Jaya BC.
Macau: Malaysian men's singles shuttler Goh Soon Huat had to roll through a spirited opponent on Friday before he found a way to summon his best badminton when it mattered the most to race past India's B. Sai Praneeth down the stretch with 21-16, 21-23, 21-13 in 70 minutes.