Kuala Lumpur: No Malaysian shuttler shall be within the working for tomorrow’s BWF World Tour Finals as all representatives of three occasions misplaced within the semi-finals on the Bali Worldwide Conference Middle at this time.
The largest disappointment in males’s singles was world quantity eight shuttler Lee Ji Jia, who was crushed 21-18, 21-18 in straight video games by Thailand’s quantity 23 Kunlavut Vitidsarn.
Three-time world junior champions Kunlavut, who suffered a 21-15, 21-16 loss to the All England champions in a Group B match on Wednesday, avenged their first closing lack of the season finale.
Zi Jia stated that Kunlawut performed a greater recreation than him.
“Primarily he was extra affected person at this time, extra ready than he was within the final match. Kunlawut is aware of my gameplay and I may see he was in additional management.
“Though I misplaced within the semi-finals, I can say that it’s a good end result in comparison with the 2020 World Tour Finals in January, the place I used to be knocked out within the group stage. This time I made it to the semi-finals,” he instructed Badminton World Federation.
Zi Jia stated he would relaxation and put together for the top of the world championships to be held in Huelva, Spain, from December 12-19.
In the meantime, within the males’s doubles semi-finals, world quantity 12 Ong Yu Sin-Tio E Yi couldn’t match the mighty Japanese Takuro Hoki-Yugo Kobayashi, shedding 21-18, 21-15 in 39 minutes in straight video games. Went.
Earlier, 2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist Chan Peng Quickly-goh Liu Ying’s marketing campaign in blended doubles additionally ended.
The pair went down 21-8, 21-18 to Thailand’s Dechapol Puwaranukroh-Sapsiri Terattanachai after a 42-minute match.
Regardless of being eradicated from the semi-finals, delegates in three occasions earned prize cash of US$30,000 (roughly RM127,000) for a spot within the closing 4 stage.