Khim Wah and Pei Tty enter main draw of Thai Open


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  • Wednesday, 25 Jun 2008

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's junior-senior mixed doubles combination Lim Khim Wah-Wong Pei Tty reached the main draw of the Thailand Open in Bangkok yesterday.

World junior champion Khim Wah and Olympian Pei Tty won their matches in the qualifying tournament convincingly to set up a first round match in the tournament proper against compatriots Chan Peng Soon-Ooi Yu Hang.

Two other mixed doubles pairs also made the grade. They are Ong Guo Jien-Lim Yin Loo and Hoon Thien How-Amelia Anscelly.

Qualifying results

* Matches involving Malaysians

MEN'S SINGLES

First round: Kuan Kam Chung bt Boonyakom Thumpanichwong (Tha) 21-17, 21-12.

Second round: Hu Yun (Hkg) bt Kam Chung 21-11, 21-9.

MEN'S DOUBLES

First round: Mak Hee Chun-Teo Kok Siang bt Vasin Nilyoke-Pusanawat Saisirivit (Tha) 21-10, 21-16; Chang Hun Pin-Khoo Chung Chiat bt Chen Hing-ling-Lu Chi-yuan (Tpe) 20-22, 21-11, 21-17.

Second round: Hun Pin-Chung Chiat bt Suwat Phaisansomsuk-Wasapon Uttamang (Tha) 21-11, 21-11; Juergen Koch-Peter Zauner (Aut) 21-15, 21-17.

WOMEN'S SINGLES

First round: Sapsiree Taerattanachai (Tha) bt Sannatasah Saniru 15-21, 21-14, 21-13.

MIXED DOUBLES

First round: Ong Guo Jien-Lim Yon Loo bt Sumeth Viriyachailerk-Vararat Gatenakorn (Tha) 21-14, 21-16; Siriwat Matayanumati-Molthila Meemak (Tha) bt Mak Hee Chun-Vivian Khoo 21-19, 14-21, 21-10; Nitipong Saengsila-Duang Anong Aroonkesorn (Tha) bt Teo Kok Siang-Sannatasah Saniru 18-21, 21-16, 23-21; Hoon Thien How-Amelia Anscelly bt Songphon Jantharasom-Vacharaporn Munkit (Tha) 21-16, 21-18; Lim Khim Wah-Wong Pei Tty bt Vasin Nilyoke-Preyapom Vechsuwannapat (Tha) 21-11, 21-19.

Second round: Jien Guo-Yin Loo bt Siriwat-Molthila 23-21, 21-10; Thien How-Amelia bt Nitipong-Duang Anong 23-21, 22-20; Khim Wah-Pei Tty bt Patipat Chalardchalaem-Savitree Amitapai (Tha) 21-17, 21-16.

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