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(file pix) Lee Zii Jia was eliminated in the first round of the Indonesia Masters 2020 after losing to Huang Yu Xiang of China. NSTP/EIZAIRI SHAMSUDIN

JAKARTA: National men’s singles, Lee Zii Jia was eliminated in the first round of the Indonesia Masters 2020 after losing to Huang Yu Xiang of China. Lee, 21, the 2019 SEA Games gold medalist, qualified for the semi-finals in the Malaysia Masters 2020 last week, lost 21-17, 21-23, 12-21. The Kedah-born player won the first set and narrowly losing the second set, failed to match Huang, 26 in the rubber set.

The Indonesia Masters which began yesterday until Jan 19 is being held at Istora Senayan Stadium in Jakarta. In the first round of the men’s doubles, four national pairs made it to the second round. Following are the results of Malaysian players on the second day in the first round.Men’s Singles;1. Lee Zii Jia (MAS) lost to Huang Xu Xiang (China) 21-17, 21-23, 12-21Men’s Doubles;1. Goh Sze Fei-Nur Izuddin Mohd Rumsani (MAS) beat Vladimir Ivanov-Ivan Sozonov (Russia) 21-15,18-21, 21-162. Ong Yew Sin- Teo Ee Yi ( MAS) beat Han Cheng Kai-Zhou Hao Dong (China) 21-18, 21-173. Goh V Shem- Tan Wee Kiong ( MAS) beat Liao Min Chun- Su Ching Heng (Taiwan) 21-18, 21-174. Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik (MAS) beat Wahyu Nayaka Arya Pangkaryanira- Ade Yusuf Santoso (Indonesia) 21-17, 22-20.Mixed Doubles1. Goh Soon Huat- Lai Sheuan Jenie (MAS) beat Niclas Nohr- Sara Thygesen ( Denmark) 21-13, 21-6Women’s Doubles1. Vivian Hoo-Yap Cheng Wen (Mas) lost to Chen Qing Chen-Jia Yin Fan ( China) 12-21, 16-21– BERNAMA

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