Great opening runs for locals in Malaysian Open


Great outing: Malaysia’s Addeen Idrakie upset world No. 22 Omar Mosaad in the first round yesterday.

PETALING JAYA: Ng Eain Yow, Addeen Idrakie and Ainaa Amani Ampandi gave the local fans plenty to cheer as they stormed into the second round of the Malaysia Open squash championships with comprehensive victories at the National Squash centre in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

Eain Yow, who received a boost in the world ranking as he had moved up from No. 24 to No. 20 on Monday, took some time to warm up but finished with a flourish as he secured a win over Leandro Romiglio of Argentina 11-7, 11-5, 11-8 in 40 minutes.

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