Hoo, Woon The Only Survivor In Swiss Open GP Gold Badminton Meet

KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 (Bernama) — Top national women’s doubles pair, Vivian Hoo Kah Mun/Woon Khe Wei are the only Malaysian players left standing at the 2017 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Tournament, late Wednesday (Thursday in Malaysia).

The third seeded pair defeated Lin Xiao Min/Wu Fang Chien of Taiwan; winning in straight-sets 21-18 and 21-14 in the opening round of the tournament held at St. Jakobshalle Indoor Arena, according to Badminton World Federation (BWF) website;www.bwfbadminton.org.

Hoo/Woon is slated to meet another Taiwanese pair of Chiang Kai Hsin/Hung Shih Han in the second round, later today after the latter defeated the scratch pair of Khairunnisa Imma Muthiah/Jenjira Stadelmann of Indonesia/Netherlands; 21-16 and 21-17 in another first round encounter…..

(Bernama)

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