• Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong in Syed Modi semis

    Lucknow: Riding the momentum from an impressive second round win against No. 4 seeds Ko Sung Hyun/Shin Baek Cheol Thursday, Malaysia's top men's doubles pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong picked up another convincing win over the No. 6 seeds Vladimir Ivanov/Ivan Sozonov of Russia Friday afternoon , prevailing with 21-16, 21-15 in 33 minutes.Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong face tough task against Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen in Syed Modi semis.

    Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong face tough task against Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen in Syed Modi semis.

  • Tommy Sugiarto, Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong, Rajiv Ouseph lift Delhi Acers to PBL title

    New Delhi: Delhi Acers who was the only team in the entire Premier Badminton League (PBL) which did not lose its Trump Match, were pushed to the limit by Mumbai Rockets before clinching the PBL title by beating Mumbai Rockets 4-3 in a pulsating final encounter that lasted almost four hours on Sunday.Fist pumps: Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong won a thrilling men's doubles encounter in PBL finals. (photo: PTI)

    Fist pumps: Koo Kien Keat and Tan Boon Heong won a thrilling men's doubles encounter in PBL finals. (photo: PTI)

  • Mumbai Rockets beat Awadhe Warriors, face Delhi Acers in PBL finals

    Hyderabad: World No. 2 women's singles player Saina Nehwal suffered a battling defeat to Li Han who has no world ranking in the semifinals of Premier Badminton League (PBL) at the Gachibowli indoor stadium on Friday.Mathias Boe and Vladimir Ivanov were ecstatic after their victory on Friday. (photo: PTI)

    Mathias Boe and Vladimir Ivanov were ecstatic after their victory on Friday. (photo: PTI)

  • Ivanov easily sails into main draw (pic)

    BUKIT JALIL: Russian Vladimir Ivanov had only five hours of sleep before playing in the qualifiers.

    However, that did not stop the tall and valiant Ivanov from making it to the main draw of the Maybank Malaysian Open at the Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil on Tuesday. Even with a lack of sleep, Russian Vladimir Ivanov won both his Maybank Malaysian Open qualifying matches to make it to the main draw where he will face Japan's Kenichi Tago.

    The 26-year-old won his two qualifying matches – beating Malaysia’s Mohamad Arif Abdul Latif 10-21, 21-12, 23-21 and Hong Kong’s Chan Yan Kit 21-16, 21-17 – to set up a match against Japan’s Kenichi Tago.

    “Both matches were hard for me as I only had five hours of sleep after arriving in Malaysia at 2am. Thankfully, I did not fall asleep on the courts today,” joked Ivanov.

  • Wei Feng faces towering hurdle at Korean Open (pic)

    PETALING JAYA: December was a month of high and low for world No. 13 Chong Wei Feng.

    The Kedahan was down in the dumps after a shocking first round defeat at the Myanmar SEA Games, but recovered well to win his first national title in his career.

    Now, he is eager to start the year on a high when he takes to the court in the first round of the Korean Open in Seoul on Wednesday.

    The scrawny Wei Feng, who has improved by leaps and bounds despite the Myanmar shocker, is fired up for a good result with places for the Thomas Cup, to be held from May 18-25 in New Delhi, India, at stake.

  • Goh V Shem & Tan Wee Kiong finally win their first title

    Orange: Malaysian men's singles pair Goh V Shem & Tan Wee Kiong have gone through ups and downs since they were paired up in September 2014. Their fans and coaches had high expectations for them but Goh/Tan have been struggling to stay afloat.Keep up the good job, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong! (photo: GettyImages)

    Keep up the good job, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong! (photo: GettyImages)

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