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Favourable Draw For Chong Wei To Wrest All England Title

Last update: 18/02/2014
 
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 (Bernama) -- Two times All England champion Datuk Lee Chong Wei received a favourable draw in his quest to capture his third All England Badminton championship title at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham, England from March 4-9.

According to the draw issued by Badminton World Federation (BWF), Chong Wei who is seeded number one is expected to meet defending champion Chen Long of China in the final.

In the draw, Chong Wei, the current World number one, is not expected to face much difficulty in getting pass Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk of Thailand in the first round.

His next opponent is expected to be compatriot Chong Wei Feng or Marc Zwiebler of Germany while Du Pengyu of China, seeded seventh in the championships is expected to face off in the quarter-finals.

However, Du Pengyu will face a strong challenge from Kento Momota of Japan, a young rising star, in his earlier round.....

 
 
 

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