Peng Soon-Liu Ying pinnacle World Tour FinalsKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s pinnacle combined doubles pair Chan Peng Soon-Goh Liu Ying (percent) marked a success first 1/2 of the year by using taking their first spot within the rankings for the World Tour Finals.
World No. Five Peng Soon-Liu Ying moved up one rung on the cease of June to take the No. 1 spot for the first time.
Only the pinnacle eight, in the end, the chosen competitions this year get to play inside the World Tour Finals in Guangzhou from Dec eleven-15.
Malaysia also showed their energy in the combined doubles as Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Lai Jemie are presently seventh while Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing is 9th in the standings.
Liu Ying attributed their upward thrust in the scores to their consistent performances due to the fact they became unbiased shuttlers in January.
“It’s excellent to be in the top spot, and hopefully, we can continue to be there. We are doing k as independent gamers, although there are demanding situations,” stated Liu Ying.
The duo has performed in 9 tournaments within the first six months and has received two titles – the Thailand Masters and New Zealand Open.
“We hope to qualify for the Finals and do properly. Ultimately, we want to qualify for our 0.33 Olympic Games in Tokyo next 12 months,” stated Liu Ying, a silver medallist with Peng Soon at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.
“It’s the pressure to qualify for the Olympics that is maintaining us going. And thankfully, both of us are damage loose too.”
Liu Ying stated their education fine had stepped forward beneath educate Chew Choon Eng even though they nonetheless lack sparring companions.
“The education is exclusive however we’re adapting properly under Choon Eng. We hope that we’ll get extra best sparring,” she said.
Peng Soon-Liu Ying’s next mission is the Indonesian Open from July 16-21 in Jakarta and that they were drawn in opposition to homesters Ronald Ronald-Annisa Saufika.
Victory will see them up against the winners of the fit among Seo Seung-Jae-Chae Yujung of South Korea and Japan’s Yuki Kaneko-Misaki Matsutomo.
“The Koreans are both left-passed players. It’ll be elaborate to play in opposition to them. All the keen gamers inside the international are competing, and we intend to reach at least the region-finals,” added Liu Ying.
The pinnacle seeded players are Zheng Siwei-Huang Yaqiong and Wang Yilyu-Huang Dongping, both from China. Malaysia has by no means gained combined doubles identify in Indonesia
Men’s singles: 1. Viktor Axelsen (Den), 2. Jonatan Christie (Ina), three. Kento Momota (Jpn), four. Lin Dan (Chn), 5. Anthony Ginting (Chn), 6. K. Srikanth (Ind), 7. Chen Long (Chn), 8. Wang Tzu-Wei (TPE). Selected Malaysian: 10. Lee Zii Jia
Men’s doubles: 1. Takeshi Kamura-Keigo Sonoda (Jpn), 2. Mohd Ahsan-Hendra Setiawan (Ina), three. Lee Yang-Wang Chi-lin (TPE), four. Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong (Mas), 5. Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik (Mas), 6. Fajar Alfian-Muhd Rian Ardianto (Ina), 7. Kim Astrup-Anders Skaarup Rasmussen (Den), 8. Hiroyuki Endo-Yuta Watanabe (Jpn). Selected: 9. Ong Yew Sin-Teo Ee Yi
Women’s singles: 1. Ratchanok Intanon (Tha), 2. Nozomi Okuhara (Jpn), three. Akane Yamaguchi (Jpn), 4. Chen Yufei (Chn), 5. Tai Tzu-Ying (TPE), 6. Busanan Ongbamrungphan (Tha), 7. Sung Ji-Hyun (Kor), eight. Li Xuerui (Chn).
Women’s doubles: 1. Mayu Matsumoto-Wakana Nagahara (Jpn), 2. Yuki Fukushima-Sayaka Hirota (Jpn), three. Misaki Matsutomo-Ayaka Takahashi (Jpn), four. Greysia Polii-Apriyani Rahayu (Ina), 5. Chen Qingchen-Jia Yifan (Chn), 6. Jongkolphan Kititharakul-Rawinda Prajongjai (Tha), 7. Kim So-yeong-Kong Hee-yong (Kor), eight. Chang Ye-na-Jung Kyung-eun (Kor).