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

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Category: Badminton News 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.



"I hope I am able to keep my composure and to remain focus in this tournament,” Wei Feng added.

In another quarter-final match, Simon Santoso of Indonesia gave a good lesson to Malaysia shuttler Soo Teck Zhi after a 21-10, 21-4 win.

“It's a valuable experience playing against Simon. He predicted all my moves, obviously, I need more time and exposure to some higher level tournaments” lamented the 19-year-old Soo Teck Zhi.

In women's singles, Tee Jing Yi’s gallant run came ended with the lost of 12-21, 17-21 to Hsu Ya-ching of Taiwan in 31 minutes.

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