Malaysian Badminton Pair Clashes As Scoreboard Freezes | Jobs Punch

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The final surviving Malaysian badminton gamers within the Malaysia Open 2023 have been knocked out.

The lads’s doubles Ong Yew Sin-Teo Ee Yi misplaced to world no. 1 doubles from Indonesia, Fajar Alfian and Rian Ardianto (Fajri), at Axiata Stadium on Friday (Jan 13).

Males’s doubles participant Teo Ee Yi returned a shot towards the Indonesians. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

Each Ong and Teo confirmed a convincing recreation once they received the primary set, 21-14.

Nevertheless, the Indonesian pair didn’t quit within the second set and led 11-8 earlier than the break.

The scenario put stress on Ong and Teo, forcing them to make easy errors.

Malaysia males’s doubles participant Ong Yew Sin (proper) shoots towards the Indonesians. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

The second set ended the place the Indonesians received 21-16 and took the match to the third set (rubber set).

The rubber set noticed the Indonesian pair show a extra aggressive fashion of play and assault usually.

Malaysian supporters cheered on the nationwide gamers all through. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

Additionally they outpaced the Malaysians earlier than successful 21-17.

The excessive drama got here to an finish when the scoreboard all of the sudden collapsed, with the Indonesians main 19-15.

After attempting unsuccessfully to activate the system, the umpire known as for play to proceed.

The scoreboard freezes because the rubber is about close to the top. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

Earlier, the nationwide blended doubles Chen Tang Jie-Toh Ee Wei misplaced to the second-ranked pair, Dechapol Puavaranukroh-Sapsiree Taerattanachai, from Thailand, in a two-set match.

The nationwide doubles, ranked seventeenth on this planet, began the match very aggressively within the first set earlier than shedding 19-21.

Chen Tang Jie and Toh Ee Wei (proper) in motion throughout the quarter-finals. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

After the loss, the Malaysian blended pair promised to enhance their efficiency.

Reaching the quarter-finals of our first massive match collectively is a good achievement however we aren’t glad with it.

The nationwide blended doubles pair Chen Tang Jie-Toh Ee Wei of their outcomes.

Chen Tang Jie and Toh Ee Wei (proper) in motion throughout the quarter-finals. (Pix: Fernando Fong)
Chen Tang Jie reacts after dropping some extent. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

Some followers didn’t attempt to disguise their disappointment and famous that different nations are catching up quick, if not higher than Malaysia.

Some say the blame is unfairly positioned on prime nationwide singles participant Lee Zii Jia.

Lee, who’s world no. 2, shockingly crashed out within the first spherical of the match.

READ MORE: Indoor Draft Causes Lee Zii Jia’s Early Exit From Malaysia Open 2023

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Nevertheless, many followers supported the nationwide gamers and cheered them even once they misplaced.

Many followers additionally got here to Axiata Area to indicate their assist.

Some stated the ticket worth was price paying as a result of there was a lot motion within the courts.

Malaysian singles participant Ng Tze Yoong catches his breath throughout his match towards Kodai Naraoka from Japan in Spherical 16. (Pix: Fernando Fong)
Badminton followers flocked to assist the Malaysian gamers on the Axiata Area. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

Many matches went into the third set, which made badminton fanatics completely satisfied, particularly these within the tremendous followers seating class.

Tremendous followers tickets are the costliest, costing RM700 relying on the chosen match day.

Badminton fanatics within the tremendous followers’ seats have the most effective probability for selfies and autographs. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

On the similar time, followers flocked to Axiata Area to make the most of nice offers on badminton merchandise and merchandise.

Followers additionally loved taking selfies with most of the match’s badminton superstars.

Malaysian singles participant Goh Jin Wei (left) will get up shut and private with followers at Aciata Area. (Pix: Fernando Fong)
Malaysian blended doubles participant Chen Tang Jie acknowledged the followers. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

That is the primary ever Malaysia Open with a Tremendous 1000 standing and the primary of the 2023 Badminton World Federation (BWF) world tour.

Korean duo Kim So Yeong (proper) and Kong Hee Yong. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

A complete of 64 gamers participated in singles matches, whereas 86 pairs participated in doubles matches.

Among the top-seeded gamers taking part this 12 months embody Viktor Axelsen, Carolina Marin, PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen, HS Prannoy and Tai Tzu Ying.

Ace Indian participant HS Prannoy discusses technique together with his coach throughout the quarterfinal stage. (Pix: Fernando Fong)

The ultimate match of the match will happen tomorrow (January 15).

Followers are suggested to plan their timing as a big crowd is predicted because of Taiwanese singer Jay Chou’s live performance on the Bukit Jalil Stadium subsequent door.

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