Eain Yow and Sivasangari stun higher-ranked rivals to advance

  • Squash
  • Saturday, 04 May 2019

Take it easy: Low Wee Wern consoling Japan’s Satomi Watanabe after beating her at the Asian Individual Squash Championship in Bukit Jalil yesterday. — SAMUEL ONG / The Star

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians Ng Eain Yow and S. Sivasangari turned in stunning performances to upset higher ranked opponents in the quarter-finals of the Asian Individual Championships.

The 20-year-old Sivasangari, the world No. 50, stepped up to the plate first when she struck out world No. 19 Joey Chan of Hong Kong in an 11-7, 11-8, 15-17, 11-8 win at the National Squash Centre in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

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