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. tournament­

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

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