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Date: Jan 14, 2021
By: AFP, BANGKOK
Taiwan’s Wang Chi-lin, left, returns as his partner, Lee Yang, watches in their All England Open men’s doubles semi-final against Indonesia’s Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo in Birmingham, England, on March 14 last year.
Taiwan’s Chou Tien-chen, the world No. 2, was yesterday forced into a three-set decider by Thailand’s Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk at the Yonex Thailand Open.
The local, who ranks 39th worldwide, came out firing in the first game 16-21, but quickly lost momentum going down 21-10, 21-14.
Wang Tzu-wei, the world No. 12 from Taiwan, took three sets to beat France’s 37th-ranked Brice Leverdez 21-12, 14-21, 21-16.
In the doubles, Taiwan’s Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin easily beat Denmark’s Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen 21-13 in the first set, before clinching the match 21-18 in the second set. [FULL STORY]