Peng Soon and Liu Ying get tips from fellow pros V Shem and Wee Kiong in match

Helpful: Malaysia’s Chan Peng Soon (right) and Goh Liu Ying heeded the advice given by Goh V Shem and Tan Wee Kiong and it turned things around for the better at the Thailand Masters yesterday.

PETALING JAYA: Independent shuttlers Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying and Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong have taken up new roles – as coaches for each other on the sidelines.

It was V Shem and Wee Kiong’s coaching that saw Peng Soon-Liu Ying overcome a seven-point deficit in the first game to dominate the match for a convincing 21-18, 21-10 win over Russians Rodion Alimov-Alina Davletova in the second round of the mixed doubles event in the Thailand Masters in Bangkok yesterday.

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