Kian Meng-Pei Jing ousted in last eight of French Open

  • Badminton
  • Saturday, 26 Oct 2019

Malaysia mixed doubles pair Tan Kian Meng and Lai Pei Jing. - FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia's challenge at the French Open came to an end after mixed doubles pair Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing were ousted in the quarter-finals.

Kian Meng-Pei Jing stretched world No. 1 Zheng Siwei-Huang Yaqiong of China in a 51-minute battle before going down 14-21,20-22,12-21.

It was the Malaysians' fourth consecutive defeat to the two-time world champions, after defeats at the Indonesian Open, Sudirman Cup and Asian Badminton Championships.

The world No. 14 Kian Meng-Pei Jing will now switch their attention to the Fuzhou China Open from Nov 5-10.

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