KANGAR, June 2 (Bernama) -- Perlis youngsters upstaged their more experienced opponents in the mixed doubles tennis final in the 17th Malaysia Games (Sukma) at the Tennis Arena in the Tuanku Syed Putra Sports Complex here today.
Yus Syazlin Nabila Yusri and Koay Hao Sheng, both aged 16 years, beat experienced Sarawak players, Aslina Chua and Ariez Elyaas Deen Heshaam in straight sets of 6-1, 6-4.
"This is my first appearance in Sukma and I am very pleased to be able to win the gold medal for Perlis.
"We both aimed to win this match, even though we knew we will face stiff competition from players like Ariez and Aslina," said Koay.
Meanwhile, Yus Syazlin Nabila will have the opportunity to contribute her second gold when she managed to book her berth in the women's doubles finals, alongside Sharifah Syafeenaz Syed Azmir to meet Selangor pair S. Theviya and Alyssa Boey, tomorrow.....