Saturday March 2, 2013
Double joy for Yen Mei in Holland
KUALA LUMPUR: There was double joy for Ho Yen Mei when she reached the fourth round in both the womenís singles and mixed doubles in the Dutch Junior International in Haarlem yesterday.
Yen Mei defeated Kirsten van der Valk 21-17, 21-14 and will fight for a quarter-final berth against Anne Tran of France.
In the mixed doubles, she combined with Woon Mun Choon to down Englandís Darren Adamson-Emily Jeffs 21-13, 21-19 to make the last 16. The duo will take on Ruben Jille-Alida Chen of France next.
In the menís singles, top seed Soong Joo Ven lived dangerously before clawing back from 11-17 down in the second game to beat Citron Tanguy of France 21-18, 22-20. He is joined by Soo Teck Zhi in the last 16.
(Matches involving Malaysians only)
Third round: Soo Teck Zhi bt Thanadol Jumpanoi (Tha) 21-14, 21-13; Soong Joo Ven bt Citron Tanguy (Fra) 21-18, 22-20 Womenís singles Third round: Ho Yen Mei bt Kirtsen van der Valk (Ned) 21-17, 21-14; Dephine Lansac (Fra) bt S. Kisona 17-21, 21-18, 21-14.
Third round: Darren Isaac Devadass-Joyce Choong Wai Chi bt Greg Mairs-Kerri Scott (Eng) 21-9, 2-12; Joonas Korhonen-Jenny Nystrom (Fin) bt Ong Yew Sin-S.Kisona 21-13, 19-21, 21-13; Chua Khek Wai-Yap Cheng Wen bt Nick Marcoen-Stephanievan Mel (Ger) 21-10, 21-11; Woon Mun Choon-Ho Yen Mei bt Darren Adamson-Emily Jeffs (Eng) 21-13, 21-19.