Malaysian Open: Good start for Malaysia, five pairs enter second round


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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia made a promising start in the doubles as five pairs advanced to the second round of the Malaysian Open in Axiata Arena in Bukit Jalil on Tuesday (June 28).

The Badminton Association of Malaysia's (BAM) men's doubles pair Goh Sze Fei-Nur Izzuddin Rumsani joined independent combinations Ong Yew Sin-Teo Ee Yi and Tan Kian Meng-Tan Wee Kiong in the second round.

In the mixed doubles, independent pair Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Lai Jemie advanced to the second round while debutant women's doubles pair Low Yuan Yeen-Valeree Siow also survived the first round.

However, independent player Liew Daren was shown the exit in the first round of the men's singles.

RESULTS (Malaysians unless stated)

First round

Men’s singles: Viktor Axelsen (Den) bt Brice Leverdez (Fra) 22-20, 21-7; Anthony Ginting (Ina) bt Sai Praneeth (Ind) 21-15, 19-21, 21-9; Lee Cheuk Yiu (Hkg) bt Loh Kean Yew (Sin) 21-19; 21-12; Sitthikom Thammasin (Tha) bt Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo (Ina) 21-16, 16-21, 21-19; Chou Tien-chen (Tpe) bt Brian Yang (Can) 21-16, 21-9; H.S Prannoy (Ind) bt Liew Daren 21-14, 17-21, 21-18; Jonatan Christie (Ina) bt Sameer Verma (Ind) 21-14, 13-21, 21-7; Kenta Nishimoto (Jpn) bt Tommy Sugiarto (Ina) 15-21, 21-18, 22-20.

Men’s doubles: Goh Sze Fei-Nur Izzuddin Rumsani bt Keiichiro Matsui-Yoshinori Takeuchi (Jpn) 21-12, 21-12; Liu Yuchen-Ou Xuanyi (Chn) bt Chang Yee Jun-Yap Roy King 21-14, 21-18; Fajar Alfian-Rian Ardianto (Ina) bt Goh V Shem-Low Juan Shen 21-18, 21-9; Mark Lamsfuss-Marvin Seidel (Ger) bt Joshua Magee-Paul Reynolds (Ire) 19-21, 21-10, 21-15; Lee Yang-Wang Chi-lin (Tpe) bt Ruben Jille-Ties Van Der Lecq (Net) 21-9, 21-15; Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty (Ind) bt Man Wei Chong-Tee Kai Wun 21-18; 21-12.

Women’s singles: Gregoria Mariska (Ina) bt Akane Yamaguchi (Jpn) 21-14, 21-14; Wang Zhiyi (Chn) bt He Bingjiao (Chn) 23-21, 9-21, 21-11; An Se-young (Kor) bt Yeo Jia Min (Sin) 21-12, 21-15; Han Yue (Chn) bt Line Christophersen 12-21, 21-14, 21-8; Ratchanok Intanon (Tha) bt Sim Yu-jin (Kor) 26-24, 21-4, 22-20; Line Kjaersfeldt (Den) bt Putri Wardani (Ina) 21-14, 10-21, 21-16; Carolina Marin (Spa) bt Qi Xuefei (Fra) 21-7, 21-16; Zhang Beiwen (US) bt Julie Jakobsen (Den) 21-13, 21-18;

Women’s doubles: Nami Matsuyama-Chiharu Shida (Jpn) Ashwini Ponnappa-Sikki Reddy 21-15, 21-11; Apriyani Rahayu-Siti Fadia Ramadhanti (Ina) bt Stine Kuespert-Emma Moszczynski (Ger) 22-20, 21-9; Du Yue-li Wenmei (Chn) bt Jacqueline Lima-Samia Lima (Bra) 21-4, 21-7; Chen Qingchen-Jia Yifan (Chn) bt Benyapa Aimsaard-Nuntakarn Aimsaard (Tha) 21-17, 21-8; Low Yeen Yuan-Valeree Siow bt Linda Efler-Isabel Lohau (Ger) 17-21, 21-16, 21-19; Gabriela Stoeva-Stefani Stoeva (Bul) bt Mariia Stoliarenko-Yelyzaveta Zharka (Ukr) 21-14, 21-18; Jeong Na-eun-Kim Hye Jeong (Kor) bt Haritha Harinarayanan-Ashna Roy (Ind) 21-7, 21-12; Febriana Kusuma-Amalia Pratiwi (Ina) bt Francesca Corbett-Allisson Lee (US) 18-21, 21-16, 21-11.

Mixed doubles: Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Lai Jemie bt Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing 21-18, 19-21, 21-18; Dechapol Puavaranukroh-Sapsiree Taerattanachai (Tha) bt Mark Lamsfuss-Isabel Lohau (Ger) 21-17, 21-7; Supak Jomkoh-Supissara Paewsampran (Tha) bt Kyohei Yamashita-Naru Shinoya (Jpn) 21-8, 11-21, 24-22; Rehan Naufal-Lisa Ayu (Ina) bt Chang Tak Ching-Ng Wing Yung (Hkg) 23-21, 8-21, 21-18; Kim Won-ho-Jeong Na-eun (Kor) bt Venkat Prasad-Juhi Dewangan (Ind) 21-15, 21-9; Rinov Rivaldy-Pitha Haningtyas (Ina) bt Chan Peng Soon-Cheah Yee See 9-21, 21-12, 22-20.

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