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Peng Soon-Liu Ying upset Xu Chen-Ma Jin to enjoy timely Olympic boost


Red-hot Liu Ying-Peng Soon enter the Malaysian Open quarter-finals with a sensational win over world No. 4 Xu Chen-Ma Jin. - S.S. KANESAN/The Star

Red-hot Liu Ying-Peng Soon enter the Malaysian Open quarter-finals with a sensational win over world No. 4 Xu Chen-Ma Jin. - S.S. KANESAN/The Star

SHAH ALAM: National mixed doubles pair Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying are on a roll.

The world No. 12 displayed arguably their best performance since being reunited a year ago to earn a morale-boosting win ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics as they downed world No. 4 Xu Chen-Ma Jin of China 23-21, 21-6 to reach the quarter-finals of the Celcom Axiata Malaysian Open on Thursday.

   

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