KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 (Bernama) -- Two men's doubles and two women's doubles pairs and a women's single player cleared the qualifying round to advance into the first round of the Malaysian Open Badminton Championship at Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil tomorrow.
The pair of Mohd Razif Abdul Latif and Muhamad Hafiz Hashim beat compatriots Low Juan Shen and Tai An Khang 21-8, 16-21 and 21-18 in 49 minutes in the qualifying round Tuesday.
Mohd Razif/Muhamad Hafiz are scheduled to meet Fran Kurniawan/Bona Septano of Indonesia in their next match tomorrow.
Another national pair, Chooi Kah Ming/Teo Ee Yi defeated Chan Tsz Kit/Lo Lok Kei of Hong Kong in straight sets of 23-21, 21-17.
Chooi/Teo are set to meet Ruud Bosch/Koen Ridder of Netherlands in the first round.....