- Daren Failed To Advance To Main Draw Of 2014 Japan Open
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Daren Failed To Advance To Main Draw Of 2014 Japan Open

Last update: 10/06/2014
KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 (Bernama) -- National number two men's singles player, Liew Daren continued his inconsistent performance after he failed to cruise into the main draw of 2014 Japan Badminton Open Super Series held at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.

Daren,26, who failed to win any points for Malaysia in the recently concluded Thomas Cup in India, recorded a 21-17 and 21-18 win against Thomas Rouxel of France in the first qualifying match.

He however lost 18-21 and 15-21 to the former world number two shuttler, Lin Dan of China in the second qualifying match today, according to the BWF website;

Newly combined men's pair, Lim Khim Wah and Ow Yao Han followed Daren's footstep after losing 13-21 and 18-21 to host pair, Takuto Inoue and Yuki Kaneko in the second qualifying match.

They earlier defeated another Japanese pair, Masahide Nakata and Katsuki Tamate; 21-15 and 21-14 in the first qualifying match.....


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