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Independent shuttlers win big in Sydney


  • Badminton
  • Saturday, 26 Sep 2015

Malaysian independent shuttlers Jagdish Singh (centre) and Roni Tan (right) with their trophy after winning the Sydney International badminton tournament.

Malaysian independent shuttlers Jagdish Singh (centre) and Roni Tan (right) with their trophy after winning the Sydney International badminton tournament.

PETALING JAYA: Independent shuttlers Jagdish Singh and Roni Tan came up tops in New South Wales, Australia, to lift the men’s doubles title in the Sydney International tournament.

Jagdish-Roni defeated Liu Wei-chen-Han Yang-po of Taiwan 13-21, 21-17, 21-11 in the final.

The pair, who had upset second seeds Matthew Chau-Sawan Serasinghe in the quarter-finals, had to dig deep to defeat the Taiwanese pair in 51 minutes.

In men’s singles, independent shuttler and top seed Zulfadli Zulkiffli lost 11-21, 12-21 to second seed Nguyen Tien Minh in 32 minutes. 

Badminton , Sydney International

   

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