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Sizzling Lim Khim Wah-Goh V Shem stays hot (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 March 2014
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PASIR GUDANG: Shuttlers Lim Khim Wah and Goh V Shem are the only survivors for Malaysia in the Malaysian Open Grand Prix Gold tournament after Chong Wei Feng's walkover to Sourabh from India, and Lim Yin Loo-Lee Meng Yean's loss of 17-21, 17-21 to China’s juniors Ou Dongni-Xiong Mengjing in the semi-finals.

 Goh V Shem and Lim Khim Wah defeated Indonesia's Gideon Markus Fernaldi-Markis Kido

Lim Khim Wah-Goh V Shem's opponents in the final will be another top form pair from Singapore - Danny Bawa Chrisnanta-Chayut Triyachart.

 

The duo will have to play better and harder in the final in order to pull off the champion feat.

 

 

Sourabh enters final after walkover from Chong Wei Feng at Malaysian GP (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 March 2014
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JOHOR BAHRU: India's Sourabh Verma entered the finals of $120,000 Malaysian Grand Prix Gold after receiving a walkover from Chong Wei Feng of Malaysia in the men's singles competition at Pasir Gudang on Saturday. Chong Wei Feng  leaving the Pasir Gudang Municipal Stadium disappointedly

Second seed Wei Feng conceded the match to Sourabh, seeded eighth in the tournament, as he picked up a back injury while practicing for the semifinal tie.

 
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Who are Lee Meng Yean and Lim Yin Loo? (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 29 March 2014
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PASIR GUDANG: Lee Meng Yean-Lim Yin Loo are fourth-ranked women’s doubles for Malaysia. No one expected them to go too far in the Malaysia Open GP, but they've demonstrated their fighting spirit yesterday by defeating third seeds Shinta Mulia Sari-Yao Lei (world No. 20) of Singapore 21-17, 22-20  to reach the semi-finals of the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold at the Pasir Gudang Municipal Stadium.Lee Meng Yean (front) and Lim Yin Loo beat Shinta Mulia Sari-Yao Lei of Singapore 21-17, 22-20 in the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold quarter-finals.

 

This performance could further strengthen their bid for a place in the Uber Cup Finals squad. They will play against they will take on Ou Dongni-Xiong Mengjing of China in the semi-finals.

 

 
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Can Chong Wei Feng deliver in Malaysia GP Gold? (pic)

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Published: 28 March 2014
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PASIR GUDANG: Can you believe the No. 2 men’s singles shuttler of Malaysia has never won an international title? Chong Wei Feng is very close to breaking the spell, with just one game shy from reaching his first final in an international tournament.

The 26-year-old were struggling but eventually able to beat R.M.V. Gurusaidutt of India 21-12, 5-21, 21-19 in a 59-minute quarter final match. He is going to face another Indian player, Sourabh Varma, in the semi-final on Saturday.Chong Wei Feng Reached Semi Final of Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold

Sourabh defeated Taiwanese Chou Tien-chen 22-20, 18-21, 21-15 on the other quarter-final.

“I know Guru's game very well, because I've beated him three times before – all in rubber games. It's never easy to play against him. As you can see, it was a very close game,” said Wei Feng while wiping away his sweat.

 
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Congratulations to Koo Kien Keat - dad to a cute little baby (pic)

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 28 March 2014
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Koo Kien Keat and his wife is cherishing the moment for becoming mom and dad for such a handsome baby boy! The baby was born last Sunday, "I can't tell you how excited I am to see the baby, we named him Dayson. It's a new responsibility for me, but I love it!"Koo Kien Keat's wife Audrey Tan Su Ven is holding their newborn son Dayson.

Koo Kien Keat is simultaneously holds both player and coach duties at the Granular, Thailand. He is helping helping Bodin (Issara of Thailand) to coach their junior club players.

 
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