Latest Badminton News and Articles

Malaysia Open: Nova/Ilyana proceed to semifinal in M'sia badminton open

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 20 January 2007
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 792

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesian mixed-doubles Nova Widianto and Lilyana Natsir entered the semifinals of the Malaysian Badminton Open Super Series on Friday after beating Thomas Laybourn and Kamilla Rytter Juhi from Denmark.

Nova and Lilyana beat the Danish pair who ranked fifth in the world in a straight set 21-16, 24-22. This was the sixth victory over the pair that Nova and Lilyana made in seven encounters with them.

Nova and Lilyana would meet Chinese pair Zheng Bo and Gao Ling in the semifinals on Saturday.

Nova said he predicted the match with the Chinese would be tight. "It would certainly be tight. We lost to them in the Asian Games (in Doha, Qatar) recently. Our chances are fifty-fifty," he said after the match.

Nova said that the newly-set Chinese pair was better than the old pair of Zhang Jun and Gao Ling who now ranked second in the world.

Indonesia still have two pairs to play in the women`s doubles namely Endang Nursugianti/ Rani Mundiastuti and Greysia Poliie/Vita Marissa and one pair to play in the men`s doubles namely Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan in the US,000 prize tournament.

(source: antara)

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: Hong Kong Open 2014

2014 Hong Kong Open Badminton videos

Watch Replays

Related Badminton News

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Support Lee Chong Wei

Lee Chong Wei is one of the greatest badminton players to ev

Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei win most outstanding athletes for 2013-14

Putrajaya: National women’s badminton doubles pair Vivian

Lee Hyun-il outlasts Tan Chun Seang to win Kuching International

Kuching: The world number 60, veteran comeback kid Lee Hyun-

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Video: Badminton is the most "dangerous" sport on earth

Hanoi: Thanks to the quick work of a match referee, no-one w

Recommended Videos

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