Taipei, June 29 (CNA) Taiwanese badminton ace Tai Tzu-ying (Tai Tzu-ying) advanced to the second round of women’s singles at the Malaysia Open on Wednesday after routing Belgium’s Ria Netan for two consecutive games.
Thailand, the women’s singles silver medalist at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, defeated the world’s 36th Tan, 21-13, 21-9 in a match that lasted only 29 minutes at Kuala Lumpur’s Axiata Arena.
Thailand started the match with an 11-8 lead, but Tan came from behind to score a score on one stage of the game. However, Thailand unleashed a riveted 8-1 attack to take the first game 21-13.
In the second game, Thailand’s attack was even more intense, with her pulling away 10-2 before finally sweeping her opponent 21-9.
In the encounter with Thai Tan at the British Open 2022 in March, Taiwanese players won an overwhelming victory of 21-12 and 21-14 in the first round.
Thailand will then face Estonia’s Kristin Kuuba at the Malaysia Open.
At the Thai Open in May and the Indonesia Open earlier this month, Thailand, the second largest in the world, won the women’s singles title.
Meanwhile, Taiwan’s Shuttle Wang Tzu-wei (Wang Tzu-wei) advanced to 16 rounds of men’s singles at the Malaysia Open on Wednesday, defeating Guatemalan veteran Kevin Cordón two games in a row, 21-17 and 21-7.
The Malaysia Open, one of the five Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour Super 750 events, will take place from June 28th to July 3rd and will win a total prize of US $ 675,000.
https://focustaiwan.tw/sports/202206290022 Tai Tzu-ying enters the second round at the Malaysia Open