THEIR opponents were the reigning All England champions but it did little to intimidate men's doubles Hoon Thien How-Tan Wee Kiong at Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium yesterday.
MANY wrote him off before he boarded his flight for Naypyitaw but Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin hopes to silence his critics as Malaysia's sole representative in the men's singles competition, which resumes today, at Wunna Theikdi Indoor Stadium.
LEE Chong Wei began his campaign in the Super Series Finals confidently as he became the first player to benefit from the instant review system at the Kuala Lumpur Badminton Stadium yesterday.
LEE Chong Wei can end the year in style as no player looks capable of stopping the World No 1 from winning a fourth Super Series Finals crown at the Cheras Badminton Stadium beginning today.
EARLY EXIT: Nervous World No 15 is first casualty as he goes down to Thailand's Suppanyu
HOON Thien How-Tan Wee Kiong's hopes of playing in the Super Series Finals have been fulfilled but at the expense of compatriots Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong.
THE air-conditioners at Wunna Theikdi Stadium will be switched off for the badminton competition but national singles coach Rashid Sidek brushed off fears that it will affect the performance of his shuttlers.
LIM Chiew Sien's (pic) maiden appearance in the Sea Games could be a turning point in her badminton career.
MACAU OPEN: Thien How-Wee Kiong upstage Taiwan’s top seeds for first big win
MEN'S doubles Hoon Thien How-Tan Wee Kiong moved within a match of winning their first international title when they reached the final of the Macau Open yesterday.