Aaron-Wooi Yik on verge of All England glory [NSTTV]

KUALA LUMPUR: Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik are just one match away from clinching their first All England men's doubles crown after reaching the final on Saturday.

The former world champions, who have not dropped a game this week, were flawless in the semi-finals, defeating Taiwan's Lee Jhe Huei-Yang Po Hsuan, 21-16, 21-15 in 36 minutes at the Utilita Arena in Birmingham. World No. 5 Aaron-Wooi Yik will face Indonesia's seventh seeds, Fajar Alfian-Muhammad Rian Ardianto, who defeated Japan's Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi 21-18, 21-18 in the other semi-final, in the championship match later on Sunday.

It will be Aaron-Wooi Yik's second All England final after finishing runners-up to Mohammad Ahsan-Hendra Setiawan in 2019.

Malaysia have not won the men's doubles crown at the All England since 2007 through Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong.

Aaron said their job is not yet done as he expects a tough final.

"After five years, we have another chance of winning the All England crown.

"I am very pleased with our performance today, but our task is not yet complete because there is one more match.

"We will get enough rest and be ready to give our all," Aaron told the Badminton World Federation after the semi-finals.

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