Tan Zhing Yi stole the spotlight at the Juara Stadium this morning when she beat Khor Jing Wen – the top seed in the girls’ singles – in a three-set thriller 21-15, 19-21, 17-21.
The morning session of the second day of the 100PLUS National Junior Ranking Challenge 2020 would also see other changes to the pecking order in the girls’ single as second-seeded Myisha Mohd Khairul rose to top Group A.
Myisha overcame Joanne Ng May Yin 21-15, 21-17 to lead the standings with four points as Zhing Yi moved up to the second spot on the same two points with Jing Wen.
Siti Nurshuhaini Azman followed up her fine performance yesterday to beat Tan Shen Thing straight set 21-19, 22-20 to continue leading Group B – on the same six points with second-placed Ong Xin Yee, after both players maintained theiran unbeaten record after three matches.
In Group A of the boys’ singles, Ong Zhen Yi and Ong Ken Yon continued to dominate the top two positions after overcoming their respective opponents this morning.
Zhen Yi retained the lead in Group A after defeating Chua Kim Sheng 21-14, 21-17 while Ken Yon won had to fight hard before he was able to put down V Poopathi 22-24, 21-10, 21-16 to remain in second place.
Group B still belong to Eogene Ewe Eon after maintaining his unbeaten record after three matches to collect six points - two points ahead of Muhd Adam Shah and Dylan Ooi Ding Sheng
In the boys’ doubles, Beh Chun Meng-Goh Boon Zhe remained invincible after securing their second win over the the pair of Kok Jia Cheng-Ooi Yi Hern in a three-set fight 21-14, 19-21, 21-7.
Chun Meng and Boon Zhe have collected four points after two matches played.
In the girls’ doubles, Low Yeen Yuan-Valeree Siow started the first day of competition today, with a straight set 21-18, 21-16 victory over Cheng Su Hui-Lee Xin Jie.
RESULTS (MORNING SESSION)
BS-A - Jacky Kok Jing Hong - Justin Hoh (20-22, 20-22)
BS-C - Group 01 Lok Hong Quan - Yeow Chun Cher (16-21, 21-7, 21-17)