Latest Badminton News and Articles

Keep it up, says Chong Wei

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 09 August 2013
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 193

WORLD No. 1 Lee Chong Wei had some positive words for his successors – Chong Wei Feng and Liew Daren, who both bowed out from the World Championships on Thursday.

The 26-year-old Wei Feng had China’s Lin Dan by the throat in the opening game before going on to lose 20-22, 10-21 in the third round while Daren went down 18-21, 15-21 to second seeds Chen Long, also of China.

“Wei Feng did quite well against Lin Dan but could not catch up towards the end. This is his first world meet ... although he’s not that young, he has been playing better and better,” said Chong Wei.
“Wei Feng and Daren have been sparring with me and we play quite a lot of matches. It is my hope that they will learn as much as possible from me and go on to achieve good results. I believe they can.”

In the men’s doubles, Hoon Thien How-Tan Wee Kiong, who are also seen as successors to Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong, failed to progress after going down fighting 13-21, 20-22 to four-time world champions Cai Yun-Fu Haifeng of China.

Independent shuttlers Mohd Fairuzizuan Mohd Tazari-Mohd Zakry Abdul Latif also could not keep their momentum going, falling 21-21, 7-21 to Hiroyuki Endo-Kenichi Hayakawa of Japan.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: World Champs 2014

playbutton-2014-square-world-championships

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Copenhagen bids to host 2021 World Badminton Championships

Copenhagen: After hosting the 2014 Badminton World Federatio

Lee Chong Wei sets up Chen Long final

Copenhagen: World number one Lee Chong Wei barely broke a sw

2014 World Championships Finals Results

Women's Doubles Tian Qing-Zhao Yunlei bt Wang Xiaoli-Yu Yan

Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

Nanjing: Two times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan was one of

Chan Peng Soon to split with Lai Pei Jing

Kuala Lumpur: Despite gradual progress towards stabilization

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Recommended Videos

  • 2013 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Korea Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Indonesia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Championships - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Hong Kong Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 All England - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Singapore Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Japan Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Denmark Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Malaysia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Superseries Finals - Badminton Videos
Previous Next