MALAYSIA’S TOP MIXED DOUBLES PAIR CHECKS INTO SEMI-FINALS OF AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying was once again shining at the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre after marching into the last four of the XIAMENAIR Australian Badminton Open this afternoon. The pair defeated Liu Yuchen/Tang Jinhua of China in straight games, 21-15, 21-15.

 

Peng Soon/Liu Ying who were shown the exit in the first round of the last two tournaments they competed, Badminton Asia Championship and Indonesia Open are certainly feeling motivated after their win today.

 

“It was disappointing to lose in the first round but I am glad that Peng Soon and I were able to bounce back here in Australia. We have been consistent thus far and I hope that the both of us will continue to stay focused in our next match,“ said Liu Ying when asked on her performance with Peng Soon.

 

The pair is set to meet another Chinese pair, Lu Kai/Huang Yaqiong in the last four tomorrow. Peng Soon/Liu Ying will be the only Malaysians in action after the defeat of former nationals, Koo Kien Keat/Tan Boon Heong to Indonesian pair, Berry Angriawan/Rian Agung Saputro.

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