- Jing Yi Walks Tall In New Delhi Despite Uber Cup Exit
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Jing Yi Walks Tall In New Delhi Despite Uber Cup Exit

Last update: 22/05/2014
By M. Saraswathi

NEW DELHI, May 21 (Bernama) -- Malaysia may have failed to make the quarterfinals of the Uber Cup competition but the country's top women's singles player Tee Jing Yi can still walk tall after putting up a superb performance throughout the group matches.

Although the Malaysian Uber Cup team were the underdogs in the tournament, Jing Yi's success in winning all her three matches, especially in straight sets, augers well for the country and the player herself.

"I am extremely happy and now I shall work toward the coming tournaments," she told reporters after her match in the tournament at the Siri Fort Stadium, New Delhi, here Wednesday.

Jing Yi won all her three matches in the group stages in straight sets by beating Denmark's Line Kjaersfeldt 21-17, 22-20; Japan's Sayaka Takahashi 22-20, 21-19 and Germany's Karin Schnaase 21-13, 21-18.

Jing Yi who had late last year quit the national team as she felt she could no longer contribute to the national squad, however, was recalled to participate in the Uber Cup and played as the first singles player.....


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