Zii Jia in smashing mode


Shuttler Lee Zii Jia has reached the quarter-finals of the Thailand Open.

PETALING JAYA: World No. 10 Lee Zii Jia was in commanding form as he advanced to the Thailand Open quarter-finals in Bangkok on Thursday.

The independent shuttler secured a 22-20, 21-7 win over Jeon Hyeok-jin of South Korea in a 36-minute second round clash.

The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) shuttler Leong Jun Hao suffered an agonising defeat to world champion Kunlavut Vitidsarn in the second round.

Jun Hao was unlucky to lose a close 22-20, 14-21, 23-21 defeat in the marathon second round encounter that lasted 92 minutes.

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