The Borneo Post (Sabah)
Goh-Shevon advance into German Open final
KUALA LUMPUR: National mixed doubles, Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Lai maintained their winning streak to reach the final of the German Open early yesterday morning.
The pair overpowered Choi Solgyu-Chae Yoo Jung, the eighth seeds from South Korea after a close 23-21, 2325, 21-13 battle lasting one hour and 18 minutes in the semi-finals.
They will meet Nichlas Nohr-Sara Thygesen of Denmark in the final after they eliminated China’s He Jiting-Du Yue 21-19, 1921, 21-17, according to the tournament website, bwf. tournamentsoftware.com.
However national men’s doubles Goh V ShemTan Wee Kiong were not so lucky when they succumbed to sixth seeds, Takuto Inoue-Yuki Taneko of Japan in 17-21, 21-18, 1921 in the semi-finals.
In the final, TakutoYuki will be up against Indonesians Fajar Alfian-Muhammad Rian Ardianto who beat compatriot semi-finalists Mohammad AhsanHendra Setiawan 22-20, 22-20. - Bernama