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Friday July 25, 2014 MYT 9:38:00 AM
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Malaysia, who steam-rolled past Papua New Guinea 3-0 in the morning on Thursday, are favourites to top the group after the victory over the Canadians.
Veteran Beh Lee Wei lost the first singles match to Mo Zhang 8-11, 11-8, 7-11, 19-17, 11-3.
But Ng Sock Khim levelled the score for Malaysia by defeating Anqi Luo 13-11, 11-7, 11-9.
Lee Wei-Ho Ying gave Malaysia the lead with 11-7, 11-5, 11-9 win over Anqi-Betty.
However, the Mo Zhang, fought her way back to beat Ho Ying 9-11, 11-5, 5-11, 11-7, 11-7 to level the tie.
But it was in vain as Sock Khim clinched the winning point with a 11-9, 11-4, 7-11, 11-7 win over Betty.
The Malaysian men's team, who beat Zambia 3-0 in the opening match, gave a good fight to Australia before going down 3-2.
Malaysia lost the first two singles matches. Mohd Shakirin Ibrahim went down 10-12, 9-11, 3-11 to William Henzell while Mohd Rizal Mah was beaten by Xin Yan 9-11, 4-11, 11-1, 11-9.
But Malaysia fought back to win next two ties.
Shakirin-Foo Dun Ley came back from a set down to beat David Powell-Xin Yan 6-11, 11-5, 7-11, 11-8, 11-9.
Rizal showed nerves of steel to defeat Powell 4-11, 11-3, 11-6, 11-13, 11-5.
But Dun Ley could not deliver the winning point after losing 2-11, 10-12, 5-11 to Henzell.
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