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From underdog to champion - Mak Hee Chun/Tan Bin Shen win Sabah Open

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Published: 14 December 2014
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Kota Kinabalu: In the end, the right men won. And they ended their year on a high note.

Former world junior champion Mak Hee Chun who was dropped from Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) in 2012, teamed with Tan Bin Shen who left the national team in 2010, as they defied all odds to triumph over top seeds Lim Khim Wah-Ow Yao Han in the men's doubles final of Sabah Open on Sunday. Mak-Tan won the intense battle 16-21,21-19,21-16 in 58 minutes.Mak Hee Chun and Tan Bin Shen win Sabah Open

 

Tata Open: H.S Prannoy vs R.M.V Gurusaidutt in men's final

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Published: 13 December 2014
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Mumbai: Top seed H.S Prannoy and fourth seed R.M.V Gurusaidutt entered the men's singles final of the Tata Open India International Challenge badminton tournament with straight-game semi-final victories here on Saturday.

Prannoy subdued sixth seed Ajay Jayaram 21-13 23-21 in 36 minutes after staving off the fightback from the latter, who had packed off third seed B Sai Praneesh in the quarter finals, at the Cricket Club of India.H S Prannoy makes headlines after winning the gold medal at the prestigious Indonesian Masters Grand Prix

 

Sabah Open: Mak Hee Chun-Tan Bin Shen continues upset streak

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Published: 13 December 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: After knocking second seeds Low Juan Shen-Ong Yew Sin out of the tournament on Friday, the unseeded Mak Hee Chun-Tan Bin Shen reached the finals at Sabah Open on Saturday with another shock upset over fourth seeds Tan Wee Gieen-Teo Ee Yi winning 21-12,15-21,22-20 in 52 minutes. Mak - Tan will battle number one seeds Lim Khim Wah-Ow Yao Han in the men's doubles final.Ow Yao Han (left) trains with Lim Khim Wah

 

Goh Soon Huat, Iskandar, Mak Hee Chun-Tan Bin Shen at Sabah Open semis

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 12 December 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) shuttler Goh Soon Huat remained on course to qualify for the semi-finals at the Sabah Open after a straight sets win over Chong Yee Han 21-13, 21-17 on Friday. Another BAM shuttler Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin also booked his place in the semi-finals when the seventh seed defeated Lim Chi Wing 21-12, 13-21, 21-14 in a hard fought battle that lasted 46 minutes.    Young guys like Mak Hee Chun (left) and Tan Bin Shen deserve a second chance if they could outperform their peers from BAM

 

Goh V Shem returns from knee injury

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Category: Badminton News
Published: 12 December 2014
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Kuala Lumpur: After sitting out for two months due to knee injury, Malaysia's men's doubles ace Goh V Shem has returned to training and could make his long-awaited comeback as early as January 2015.Wish Goh V Shem (left) and Tan Wee Kiong a successful 2015

 

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