Tag: Lee Zii Jia
No Malaysians are left in the draw with the exits of Lee Zii Jia, Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying.
Zii Jia defeats Japan's Kenta Nishimoto to set up a clash with current world number one Kento Momota in the last eight.
Lee Zii Jia and Soniaa Cheah will next square off against Japan's Kenta Nishimoto and Canada's Michelle Li, respectively.
National top men's singles shuttler Lee Zii Jia cleared his first hurdle with a 21-17, 21-15 win over Brazil's Ygor Coelho at the 2019 Badminton World Championships.
The squad has set a two-gold target for the Manila SEA Games.
Lee Zii Jia lost to world number three and third-seeded Chou Tien Chen 14-21, 20-22 in 45 minutes.
Lee Zii Jia is the only Malaysian to qualify for the semi-finals tomorrow.
Soniia Cheah is set to face China's Chen Yu Fei, while Lee Zii Jia will take on Shesar Hiren Rhustavito from Indonesia.
Mixed day for Malaysia on the first day of the Thailand Open.
Two mixed doubles pairings progress to semi-finals as Lee Zii Jia’s run ends at Indonesian Open.
Lee Zii Jia pulled off the surprise of the day by defeating reigning Olympic champion Chen Long.
Zii Jia had lost to the same opponent, Son Wan Ho of South Korea, in the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games earlier.