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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

 

Axiata Cup: Malaysia beat Vietnam 3-1

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 27 November 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia got off to a flying start when they defeated Vietnam 3-1 in their first match in the preliminary round of the Piala Axiata 2014 at the Britama Arena in Jakarta Thursday.Hoon Thien How and Tan Boon Heong at the 2014 Axiata Cup

 

Macau GPG: Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo into quarters

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 27 November 2014
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Macau: Reigning Commonwealth Games women's doubles champion Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo who lost in the first round of the Hong Kong Open last week, finally got their act together on Thursday, racing to a 21-16, 21-18 win against Della Destiara Haris-Gebby Ristiyani Imawan of Indonesia in the last 16 match of Macau Open.Woon Khe Wei and Vivian Hoo are eyeing the Macau Open title

 

Macau Grand Prix Gold: Zulfadli, Sindhu in last 16

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 26 November 2014
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Macau: Despite a persistent cough, former world junior champion Zulfadli Zulkiffli managed to scrap through with victory in the men's singles second round of Macau Open beating Taiwan’s Wan Chia-hsin 21-11, 5-21, 21-12 in 42 minutes. Zulfadli will play Suppanyu Avihingsanon of Thailand for a spot in the quarter-finals on Thursday.P.V Sindhu won the 2013 Macau Open title

 

Kopiko Purple League: High quality badminton from Hafiz, Tien Minh

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 26 November 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: The 2003 All England champion Hafiz Hashim who has disappeared from the Malaysian badminton landscape for a long time, is now playing for Cheras BC in the first season of Kopiko Purple League (KPL). Hafiz got off to a good start on Wednesday against current Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) shuttler Goh Soon Huat winning the first men’s singles tie 11-10, 11-8, 11-10.Hafiz (yellow shirt) sits next to his brother Muhammad Roslin Hashim at the Purple League

 

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