Taiwanese badminton ace advances to quarter-finals at Malaysia Open

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/04/04
By: Long Po-an and William Yen

Taipei, April 4 (CNA) Taiwanese badminton ace Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) advanced to the

Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) / CNA file photo

quarter-finals of the 2019 Malaysia Open Thursday after an easy win against Busanan Ongbamrungphan of Thailand.

Tai defeated Ongbamrungphan in two straight sets 21-16, 21-14 in only 36 minutes, being held April 2-7 in Kuala Lumpur.

In the first set, the world No. 1 and the world No. 25 kept the scores close at 10-11 until Tai consolidated a bigger lead by scoring four consecutive points, after which she never looked back to win 21-16.

The second set took a similar course when the score became tied at 8-8, until Tai broke through with an eight-point lead to finish 21-14.    [FULL  STORY]

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