Jacky and Fazriq advance in contrasting fashion at Asian Juniors


PETALING JAYA: Jacky Kok Jing Hong and recently crowned national Under-16 champion Muhd Fazriq Razif (pic) advanced into the second round at the Asian Junior Championships in Suzhou, China.

Jacky survived with a hard-earned 21-16, 24-22 win over China’s Ye Haokun in 45 minutes yesterday.

Fazriq had a better outing when he won comfortably 21-13, 21-6 against Mongolia’s Sanchirjav Lkhaasuren.

Another Malaysian, Lee Shun Yang, failed to advance when he fell to China’s Dong Tianyao 21-14, 13-21, 16-21.

In boy’s doubles, Ching Kai Feng-Loo Bing Kun cruised into the second round with a 21-10, 21-8 win over Bangladesh’s Moham­mad Hanif-Soad Khandokar Abdus.

In mixed doubles, Yap Roy King-Gan Jing Err, who received a first-round bye, defeated Hong Kong’s Hung Kuei Chun-Tsang Hiu Yan (Hkg) 21-19, 17-21, 22-20.

RESULTS 

(Matches involving Malaysians only)

FIRST ROUND

Men’s singles: Jacky Kok Jing Hong bt Ye Haokun (Chn) 21-16, 24-22; Muhd Fazriq Razif bt Sanchirjav Lkhaasuren (Mgl) 21-13, 21-6; Dong Tianyao (Chn) bt Lee Shun Yang 14-21, 21-13, 21-16.

Men’s doubles: Ching Kai Feng-Loo Bing Kun bt Mohammad Hanif-Soad Khandokar Abdus (Ban) 21-10, 21-8. Women’s singles: Unnati Bisht (Ind) bt Isabel Liau 21-12, 21-13; Kim Ga-lam (Kor) bt Mohd Khairul Myisha 21-13, 21-15.

Mixed doubles: Yu Sheng-po-Tung Ciou-tong (Tpe) bt Ooi Jhy Dar-Go Pei Kee 21-15, 21-13; Kim Joon-young-Ji Young-bin (Kor) bt Ching Kai Feng-Teoh Le Xuan 21-15, 18-21, 21-15.

SECOND ROUND

Mixed doubles: Yap Roy King-Gan Hing Err bt Hung Kuei Chun-Tsang Hiu Yan (Hkg) 21-19, 17-21, 22-20; Dwiki Restu-Nita Marwah (Ina) bt Loo Bing Kun-Valeree Siow 21-8, 23-21.

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