Tuesday, 6 August 2013

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Chong Wei as expected to pass first round of the World Badminton Championship 2013 after defeated Ireland's player, Scott Evans in Tianhe Gymnasium Guangzhou China, yesterday.

He's the top seed of the championship, has beaten Scott Evans in straight sets, 21-11, 21-15.


He has acknowledged about the new environment of the court may take sometime to adapt. 


"It is normal (at the tournament), in the first round we have not able to adapt to the environment of the court.

"This is third time here, step in the court since arriving (including a two-day training).

"I hope able to adapt in the ring for the next round. But this is not a big deal for me," said Chong Wei yesterday.

Datuk Lee Chong Wei will oppose Indonesia's player, Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka for next round after Hayom beat Israeli Misha Zilberman 21-15, 23-21 yesterday.


For the record, Chong Wei last met Hayom in Indonesian Open 2013 at semi-finals match.
"Many of my friends come to Guangzhou, China to watch the tournaments. I will showcase the best action because I really want to win the title.

"Many people said this is the best time to win the world titile of championship. I will not let it go, "he said.


Meanwhile in other Malaysian singles, Liew Daren defeated Vladimir Malkov in three sets, 21-18, 20-22, 21-9 and Chong Wei Feng defeated Rajiv's Ouseph from England, 21-11, 21-15 to advance to second round.


The latest news today, in women's single, Tee Jing Yi (MAS) defeated by Sayaka Takahashi (JPN), 17-21, 17-21. Meanwhile in Men's Doubles, Goh V Shem - Lim Khim Wah (MAS) beat Martin Campbell - Patrick Machugh (SCO), 22-20, 21-17.


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