Thursday , June 30 2022

Indonesia spoils the day in Malaysia


Indonesia have denied Malaysia a place in the Thomas Cup semi-finals for the second consecutive edition after defeating Lee Zii Jia and Co 3-0 in the quarter-finals at the Ceres Arena in Aarhus, Denmark last night.

Indonesia, which has won a Thomas Cup record 13 times, has eliminated Malaysia, a 3-1 winner, five times in the 2018 edition in Bangkok.

Malaysia relied on world number eight and team captain Zii Jia to give them a winning start, but found themselves lacking world number five Anthony Sinisuka Ginting in the first singles.

The bronze medalist at the Tokyo Olympics, Ginting, who started aggressively, won …

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