Beating the Canadian representative again, Ester Nurumi qualifies for the quarter-finals

Jakarta: Indonesian women's singles badminton player Ester Nurumi Tri Wardoyo managed to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2024 Thailand Masters. She achieved this positive trend after defeating Canadian representative Wen Yu Zhang again in the round of 16. final, Thursday February 1st.

Earlier last week, Ester also managed to beat Zhang with a score of 21-16, 21-11 in the round of 16 of the Indonesia Masters 2024. Then now, in the round of 16 of the 2024 Thailand Masters which took place at the Nimibutr Stadium, Ester defeated Zhang with a score of 21-12, 21-14 in 31 minutes.

“Armed with victory in the previous encounter at the Indonesia Masters, I already had an idea of ​​how I wanted to play. Thank God I was finally able to play well and win,” Ester said of his second victory against Zhang. as quoted in a statement from the PBSI Media and Public Relations team. “From the start I was able to control the game and my opponent didn't feel comfortable controlling it. The key to winning today was that from the start I thought about how to play. I also had a great passion to win and I played with nothing to lose,” he added.

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With this victory, Ester means that she is helping to keep alive the hopes of the Indonesian women's singles sector of winning the title of champion of the Thailand Masters 2024 event which is classified as a BWF World Tour Super 300 tournament because Komang Ayu Cahya Dewi is the best. Another Indonesian women's singles player fell in the round of 16 because she lost to Taiwanese representative Pai Yu Po.

Next, in the quarterfinals on Friday, February 2, Ester will face India's representative, Ashmita Chaliha, who advanced to the round of 16 after beating Pai Yu Po with a score of 21-12, 15-21, 21- 17. On this subject, Ester was determined to prepare well.

“I have to prepare my mind and my mind to face tomorrow's match. I will first see how my opponent plays and then prepare how to face him,” concluded Ester, ranked 44th in the world.

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