Lee-thal as usual Chong Wei reaches final with hard-fought win

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  • Sunday, 12 Mar 2017

Not to be denied: Lee Chong Wei beat Taiwan’s Chou Tien-chen 10-21, 21-14, 21-9 in the semi-final of the All- England in Birmingham yesterday. — AFP

PETALING JAYA: After all the pre-tournament drama – a knee injury and possibility of missing the All-England – Lee Chong Wei is now one step away from covering himself in glory.

The world No. 1 proved too good for Taiwan’s world No. 9 Chou Tien-chen as he prevailed 10-21, 21-14, 21-9 in the semi-finals at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham yesterday.

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