KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 12 (Bernama) -- National junior shuttler, Leong Jun Hao continued his smashing run by advancing to the semi-finals in the Thailand Masters Badminton Tournament held at Nimibutr Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, today.
The unseeded Malaysian player who came from the qualifying round, pulled off a major suprise by defeating veteran player, the fourth seed Hu Yun of Hong Kong, winning in 21-15, 20-22 and 21-7 in the quarter-finals match, said the Badminton World Federation (BWF) website;www.bwfbadminton.com
Jun Hao will take on Kantaphon Wangcharoen in the last four, tomorrow after the Thai player defeated Ihsan Maulana Mustofa of Indonesia;21-14 and 21-13 in another quarter-finals match.
Former national shuttler, Liew Daren also moved to the semi-finals by edging Suppanyu Avihingsanon of Thailand; winning in 21-15 and 21-18.
Rio Olympics silver medallist, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong, the third seed, also progressed to the last four by dislodging Supak Jomkoh/Pakin Kuna-Anuvit of Thailand;25-23 and 21-16 in the men's doubles.
(Notes:[ ] denotes seedings and all Malaysian unless stated)
Leong Jun Hao bt  Hu Yun (HKG) 21-15, 20-22, 21-7
Liew Daren bt Suppanyu Avihingsanon (THA) 21-15, 21-18
 Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong bt Supak Jomkoh/Pakin Kuna-Anuvit (THA) 25-23, 21-16
 Wahyu Nayaka Arya Pangkaryanira/Ade Yusuf Santoso (INA) bt  Ong Yew Sin/Teo Ee Yi 21-19, 21-11
 Soniia Cheah bt Natsumi Shimoda (JPN) 21-16, 21-6
S. Kisona bt Lee Ying Ying 23-21, 21-17
 Chow Mei Kuan/Lee Meng Yean bt Agatha Imanuela/Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti (INA) 21-11, 21-14
 Chan Peng Soon/Goh Liu Ying bt  Sawan Serasinghe/Setyana Mapasa (AUS) 21-11, 21-13
Chen Tang Jie/Peck Yen Wei bt Akbar Bintang Cahyono/Winny Oktavina Kandow (INA) 21-13, 21-18.....