Syafiq-Aifa better prepared against India’s top mixed pair

PETALING JAYA: Mixed doubles may not be their cup of tea but Syafiq Kamal-Aifa Azman are bent on overcoming favourites Harinder Pal Sandhu-Dipika Pallikal of India and possibly fellow Malaysians Ivan Yuen-Rachel Arnold in order to secure gold at the Asian Games in Hangzhou.

Syafiq-Aifa have been seeded second in the mixed doubles, which is being held for the first time at the Asiad, while Harinder-Dipika and Ivan-Rachel are the top and third seeds respectively.

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