MIXED doubles Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying's push for their first super series title ended at the semi-final stage of the Singapore Open yesterday.
Peng Soon-Liu Ying, the World No 8, were a spent force against Taiwan's Cheng Hung Ling-Cheng Wen Hsing and suffered a 21-16, 21-13 defeat in just 30 minutes.
Despite their exit, Peng Soon-Liu Ying will achieve a ranking of seven, their highest, next week.
In the men's singles, Boonsak Ponsana of Thailand advanced to the final after beating Vietnam's Nguyen Tien Minh 21-12, 18-21, 21-19 and will meet Wang Zhengming of China, who beat Denmark's Viktor Axelsen 21-13, 21-14, today.
Results -- (All S-Finals) Men's Singles: Wang Zhengming (Chn) bt Viktor Axelsen (Den) 21-13, 21-14; Boonsak Ponsana (Tha) bt Nguyen Tien Minh (Vie) 21-12, 18-21, 21-19.
Doubles: Markis Kido-Hendra Setiawan (Ina) bt Hiroyuki Endo-Kenichi Hayakawa (Jpn) 16-21, 21-11, 21-15; Ko Sung Hyun-Yoo Yeon Seong (Kor) bt Mohammad Ahsan-Bona Septano (Ina) 19-21, 21-19, 21-14.
Women's Singles: Cheng Shao Chieh (Tai) bt Xing Aiying (Sin) 23-21, 21-7; Juliane Schenk (Ger) bt Sung Ji Hyun (Kor) 21-11, 20-22, 21-12.
Doubles: Bao Yixin-Zhong Qianxin (Chn) bt Miyuki Maeda-Satoko Suetsuna (Jpn) 21-15, 21-8; Cheng Wen Hsing-Chien Yu Chin (Tai) bt Meiliana Jauhari-Greysia Polii 21-13, 19-21, 21-16.
Mixed Doubles: Shintaro Ikeda-Reiko Shiota (Jpn) bt Shoji Sato-Shizuka Matsuo (Jpn) 21-18, 21-16; Chen Hung Ling-Cheng Wen Hsing (Tai) bt Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying (Mas) 21-16, 21-13.