Tze Yong bows out of All England

National men’s singles shuttler Ng Tze Yong (pictured) loses 11-21, 11-21 to China’s Li Shi Feng of China in the quarter-finals of the 2023 All England. – AFP pic, March 18, 2023.

NATIONAL men’s singles shuttler Ng Tze Yong’s journey in the 2023 All England came to an end after he was eliminated in the quarter-finals early today. 

The world no. 28 lost 11-21, 11-21 to Li Shi Feng of China in a battle that lasted 41 minutes at Utilita Arena in Birmingham.

Li, ranked 14th in the world, will face Anders Antonsen of Denmark, who edged Indonesia’s Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 21-14, 19-21, 21-17.

Ng stunned Denmark’s world no. 1 and defending champion Viktor Axelsen to storm into the quarter-finals.

Professional shuttler Lee Zii Jia, who advanced to the semi-finals after eliminating rising Japanese star Kodai Naraoka 21-9, 10-21, 21-13 last night, now remains the nation’s sole representative in the tournament.

Lee will next face Shi Yu Qi of China, who easily defeated compatriot Weng Hong Yang 21-9, 21-16. – Bernama, March 18, 2023.

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