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Hong Kong Open: Wang Yihan upset by Tee Jing Yi

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 20 November 2014
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Hong Kong: Tee Jing Yi of Malaysia made it to the women's singles quarter-finals at Hong Kong Open with a huge upset over No. 2 seed Wang Yihan of China on Thursday.Tee Jing Yi plays her first ever Superseries quarter-final on Friday

Tee who was trailing 17-19 in the first set, raised her energy to reel off four straight points to win the game 21-19; however, Wang responded with very aggressive play to overwhelm her and Tee lost 14-21 in the second set. In the third set, Tee managed to keep a cool head and eventually started to take advantage of Wang's unforced errors to close out the decider with 21-15.

Unseeded Liu Xin of China also pulled off another major upset by outlasting her teammate top seed Wang Shixian 21-16,9-21,21-15.

 

Hong Kong Open: Chen Long, Chong Wei Feng reach 2nd round

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Published: 19 November 2014
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Hong Kong: Top seed Chen Long who was knocked out by Marc Zwiebler of Germany in the second round of China Open last week, notched an opening-round victory in Hong Kong Open after defeating India's Ajay Jayaram 21-13,21-7 in just 34 minutes.Chen Long is the top favorite at Hong Kong Open

 

Kidambi Srikanth is the guy to watch out for at Hong Kong Open

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 18 November 2014
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Hong Kong: Kidambi Srikanth of India will try to write more positive headlines for badminton this week in Hong Kong after he shocked the great Lin Dan in the China Open final last Sunday— just five months after he collapsed in a changing room and was rushed to intensive care with meningitis.Only one Indian has beaten Lin Dan previously and that was Srikanth's current coach Pullela Gopichand

 

Lin Dan pulls out of Hong Kong Open

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 17 November 2014
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Hong Kong: Lin Dan arrived in Hong Kong on Monday, a day before the start of Hong Kong Superseries Open.Wearing a slick pair of eyeglasses, Lin Dan signs autographs for his fans

 

Chen Long vows to bounce back in Hong Kong Open

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 17 November 2014
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Hong Kong: After his agonizing three-game loss to Germany's Marc Zwiebler in the second round of China Open last Thursday, the world number two Chen Long is aiming to bounce back from the disappointment to kick off his bid for the Hong Kong Open title which will be held from Nov 18-23 at the Hong Kong Coliseum.Chen Long  is the favorite in Hong Kong Open

 

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