Uber Cup

UBER CUP 22: MALAYSIA 2-3 DENMARK

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May

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Malaysia's Uber Cup aspirations hang in the balance after a 2-3 opening Group C defeat against the Valkyries at the IMPACT Arena, Bangkok.

Denmark drew first blood when Mia Blichfeldt took 35 minutes to overcome leading singles, S Kisona 21-14 21-15. National No. 1 doubles Pearly Tan-M Thinaah secured parity with a nail-biting win over Maiken Fruergaard-Sara Thygesen 21-19 21-19.

The victory lifted the morale of the team.

Goh Jin Wei showed glimpses of her brilliance with a stunning 21-12 11-21 21-5 win over European Championships runner-up, Line Christophersen.

Denmark's second doubles Alexandra Boje-Amelie Magelund however, fought tooth and nail to defeat Anna Cheong-Teoh Mei Xing 21-14 21-10 squared the match 2-2. In the deciding tie, 20-year-old singles Myisha Mohd Khairul couldn't match the experienced Line Kjaersfedt 12-21 9-21.

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