Three Malaysians, including newly crowned Asian Junior champion Justin Hoh, are through to the quarter-finals of the singles competition at the Bangladesh Junior International Series badminton championships in Dhaka, But, three others – Ong ZhenYi, Eogene Ewe Eon and Jack Chong Ee – were beaten by their opponents..
Zhen Yi found the going tough against top seed Meiraba Luwang of India 18-21, 12-21 while Eogene succumbed to a 17-21, 19-21 defeat at the hands of Arnick Plungvachira. Jack Chong came up against second seeded Prince, losing 9-2, 8-21.
Justin, who defeated Syed Saker Mohammad Sibgat Ullah 21-16, 21-12 in the second round, will play India’s R Vikash Prabhu in the last eight.
Also through to the quarter-finals is Muhammad Fazriq Mohammad Razif, who defeated Akib Solaiman of Bangladesh 21-13, 21-12. He will play India’s Gnana Harsha Jetty.
Ong Ken Yong will be up against Prince in his quarter-final match. Ken Yo thrashed Bangladeshi Md Abdul Hamid Lukman 21-4, 21-4 in his second round match.
Second seed Tan Zhing Yi is also through to the quarter-finals of the girls singles. She picked up an easy 21-5, 21-5 win over the hosts Urmi Borman. She plays Nasima Khatun in the quarter-finals.
Justin and partner Fazriq are into the quarter-finals after getting a bye in the first round. The top seeds play Pawut Arreechankit-Supreecha Preechasutthikul in the quarter-finals.
Two other Malaysian pairs – Beh Chun Meng-Goh Boon Zhe and Eogene-Zhen Yi – are also in the last eight
Chun Meng-Boon Zhe will play the Bangladesh pair of Gourab Singha-Mangal Singha in the quarter-finals. Eogene-Zhen Yi, have a much more difficult task as they will be up against second seeds Narut Saengkham-Pannawat Theerapanithum.
Quarter-finals: Meiraba Luwang (Ind) bt Ong Zhen Yi (Mas) 21-18 21-12; Arnick Plungvachira (Tha) bt Eogene Ewe Eon (Mas) 21-17 21-19; M Fazriq Mohamad Razif (Mas) bt Akib Solaiman (Ban) 21-13 21-12; Gnana Harsha Jetty (Ind) bt Dev Raj Rana (Nep) 21-18 21-19; R.Vikash Prabhu (Ind) bt Maruf Mia Badhon (Ban) 21-13 21-10; Justin Hoh Shou Wei (Mas) bt Syed Saker Mohammad Sibgat Ullah (Ban) 21-16 21-19; Ong Ken Yon (Mas) bt Md. Abdul Hamid Lukman (Ban) 21-4 21-4; Prince Dahal (Nep) bt Jack Chong Ee (Mas) 21-9 21-8
First Round:Pawut Arreechankit-Supreecha Preechasutthikul (tha) bt Syed Saker Mohammad Sibgat Ullah-Akib Solaiman (Ban) 21-11 20-22 21-11; Prince Dahal-Dev Raj Rana (Nep) bt Rahman Dhali-Md Jayed Bin Joynal (Ban) 21-10 21-15; R.Vikash Prabhu-Arun Karthik K. (Ind) bt Jahid Ahmed Bappi-Shanto Chandra Shutradhar (Ban) 21-12 21-15; Beh Chun Meng-Goh Boon Zhe (Mas) bt Mamun Hossain-Khandokar Abdus Soad (Ban) 21-8 21-10; Gourab Singha-Mangal Singha (Ban) bt Md Nazmul Islam Joy-Md. Abdul Hamid Lukman (Ban) 21-11 21-18; Eon Eogene Ewe-Zhen Yi Ong (Mas) bt Maruf Mia Badhon-Md Shakwat Hossain (Ban) 21-9 21-9
First round: Treesa Jolly (Ind) bt Sathi Akter (Ban) 21-4 21-4; Boonyaporn Dumrongthamavoot (Tha) bt Farbin Binte Emdad Hridita (Ban) 21-6 21-2; Urmi Akter (Ban) bt Lika Podder (Ban) 21-7 21-11; Adya Parashar (Ind) bt Rasila Maharjan (Ban) 21-8 21-13; Likhita Srivastava (Ind) bt Sumaya Akter Mim Tuli (Ban) 21-4 21-0; Krittaporn Jiantanet (Tha) bt Farjana Akter (Ban) 21-0 21-2; Nasima Khatun (Ban) bt Rahima Jarin Ahmed (Ban) 21-10 21-14; Zhing Yi Tan (Mas) bt Urmi Bormon (Ban) 21-5 21-5