BIRMINGHAM: Malaysia will now have three squash doubles pairs in the semifinals of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after Ng Eain Yow-Ivan Yuen Chee Wern checked into the last four of men’s doubles here today.
After Aifa Azman-Rachel Arnold and Chan Yi Wei-Noor Ainaa Amani Ampandi booked their tickets in the women’s doubles semifinals yesterday, Eain Yow-Ivan followed suit when they defeated India’s Velavan Senthilkumar-Abhay Singh 11-8, 11-8 in the quarterfinals at the University of Birmingham Squash and Hockey Centre.
Eain Yow-Ivan will take on James Willstrop-Declan James in the last four tomorrow after the English pair trounced Australia’s Cameron Pilley-Rhys Dowling 11-7, 11-4 in the other quarter-final.
Yesterday, Aifa-Rachel and Yi Wei-Noor Ainaa Amani cleared their women’s doubles quarter-final hurdles to stay on track for the squash medals.
In tomorrow’s semi-finals, Aifa-Rachel will take on England’s Sarah-Jane Perry-Alison Waters while Yi Wei-Noor Ainaa Amani will face New Zealand’s Joelle King-Amanda Landers Murphy.