SU­PER SE­RIES SUC­CESS

New Straits Times - - Sport - GOH LIU YING

the re­sult.

“Both of us re­sumed train­ing im­me­di­ately upon re­turn­ing from Birm­ing­ham be­cause we have got three more Su­per Se­ries lined up be­gin­ning with the In­dia Open next week.

“It’s not go­ing to be easy and we don’t want to pres­sure our­selves by think­ing of tar­gets. We just want to go there and give our best.”

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games sil­ver medal­lists open their cam­paign in New Delhi on Wednesday against lo­cal pair Venkat Gau­rav Prasad-Juhi De­wan­gan and are ex­pected to face In­done­sia’s Edi Subak­tiarGlo­ria Emanuelle Wid­jaja in the fol­low­ing round.

Apart from the In­dia Open, Peng Soon-Liu Ying are also ex­pected to star at the Malaysia Open on Apr 4-9 in Kuching and the Sin­ga­pore Open on Apr 11-16.

Men’s dou­bles Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong, who are hop­ing to re­gain the world No 1 af­ter drop­ping down a rung last week fol­low­ing their All Eng­land quar­ter-fi­nal exit, will also be in ac­tion in the In­dia Open.

Both of us re­sumed train­ing im­me­di­ately upon re­turn­ing from Birm­ing­ham be­cause we have got three more Su­per Se­ries lined up be­gin­ning with the In­dia Open next week.”

a ninth minute lead, but a brace from Cyra Cyn­thia Anis in the 50th and 58th min­utes handed Sabah the cru­cial three points.

Sabah team man­ager Ibr­isham Nadzri was not happy with the way his girls played in the first two quar­ters.

“We lost con­trol of the match for two quar­ters, but re­cov­ered af­ter the rain came pour­ing down (at half-time).

“But we can’t af­ford the same at­ti­tude against Ne­gri Sem­bi­lan (today) if we want to play in the fi­nal,” said Ibr­isham.

In the Round Two of the tour­na­ment, the top two teams in the boys and girls groups are di­vided into Group X and Y af­ter an open draw.

The winners in both the groups ad­vance to the fi­nal.

Malacca 1;

Pa­hang 2 Sabah 2 Perak 4. Kuala Lumpur 2 Se­lan­gor Jo­hor 1 Sabah 2.

Malacca v

0;

Tereng­ganu (KLHA, 7pm);

Perak v Ne­gri (KPM, 7pm).

Se­lan­gor v Pe­nang (KLHA, 5pm); Sabah v Ne­gri (KPM, 5pm). Jug­jet Singh

Chan Peng Soon (left) and Goh Liu Ying

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