Man and Tee win men's doubles as Malaysia sweep three titles in Spain


Man Wei Chong (left) and Tee Kai Wun

PETALING JAYA: Youngsters Man Wei Chong-Tee Kai Wun capped a great day for Malaysia in Spain by winning the men's doubles title.

The duo defeated a more experienced Lucas Corvee-Ronan Labar of France 21-15, 21-18 in the men's doubles final at the Spanish International Challenge in La Nucia on Saturday (June 19).

Wei Chong-Kai Wun had reached the final after beating Matthew Clare-Ethan Van Leeuwen of England 21-11, 21-11 in the semi-finals in an earlier session.

It was the third title for Malaysia in the lower-ranked tournament and second for Wai Kun in a day.

The 21-year-old Wai Kun had earlier won the mixed doubles title with Teoh Mei Xing after both fought gallantly to beat Callum Hemming-Jessica Pugh of England 21-15, 13-21, 21-19 in a 50-minute final.

In an all-Malaysian women's singles final, S. Kisona defeated Goh Jin Wei 21-14, 21-19 to win her first title in two years.

FINAL RESULTS

Men's singles: Pablo Abian (Spa) bt Jan Louda (Fra) 22-20, 20-22, 21-14.

Men's doubles: Man Wei Chong-Tee Kai Wun (Mas) bt Lucas Corvee-Ronan Labar (Fra) 21-15, 21-18.

Women's singles: S. Kisona (Mas) bt Goh Jin Wei (Mas) 21-14, 21-19.

Women's doubles: Alyssa Tirtosentono-Imke van Der Aar (Ned) bt Paula Lopez-Lorena Usle (Spa) 21-11, 21-19.

Mixed doubles: Tee Kai Wun-Teoh Mei Xing (Mas) bt Callum Hemming-Jessica Pugh (Eng) 21-15, 13-21, 21-19.

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