Sporting Digest: Badminton

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WORLD GRAND PRIX (Kuala Lumpur) First round: Men's singles Group A: J Suprianto (Indon) bt F Permadi (Indon) 9-15 15-10 15-3; J Olssen (Swe) bt Lee Mie Chow (Tai) 15-11 15-12. Group B: A Budi Kusuma (Indon) bt O Ewe Hock (Malay) 15-5 15-10; M Mainaky (Indon) bt K Hak Kyun (S Kor) 17-14 15-9. Group C: H Susanto (Indon) bt P Knowles (Eng) 15-11 15-2; H Arbi (Indon) bt S Kukasemkij (Thai) 15-12 15-6. Group D: R Sidek (Malay) bt Lin Wei Chen (Tai) 15-7 15-6; A Wiranata (Indon) bt P Espersen (Den) 15-6 15-12. Doubles: Chen Kang and Chen Hongyong (Ch) bt S Thongsari and P Teerawiwatana (Thai) 9-15 15-10 15-8; R Gunawan and B Suprianto (Indon) bt C Soon Kit and S Beng Kiang (Malay) 6-15 15-6 15-8.

Women's singles Group A: S Jaroensiri (Thai) bt C Chia Fong (Malay) 11-7 11-1. Group B: M Timur (Indon) bt Chen Yin Yap (HK) 11-12 11-15. Group C: Y Santoso (Indon) bt Lee Yeng Cheng (Malay) 11-1 11-5. Group D: Z Abdullah (Sing) bt C Magnusson (Swe) 11-5 11-4.

Doubles first round: Eliza and R Zelin (Indon) bt Chen Ying and Wu Yuhong (Ch) 15-11 15-3; G Clark and J Wright (Eng) bt Cheng Yin Sat and Chung Hoi Yuk (HK) 15-13 15-1. Mixed doubles: T Lund (Den) and C Bengtsson (Swe) bt Chen Xingdong and Sun Man (Ch) 15-3 15-6; M Sogaard (Den) and G Gowers (Eng) bt Chan Siu Kwong and Chong Hoi Yuk (HK) 12-15 15-5 15-3.

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