Lee ZIi Jia and Kento Momota’s fate is different at 2023 Indonesia Masters

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News Badminton: World No. 4 Lee Zii Jia, made his Indonesia Masters 2023 debut on Wednesday beating world No. 35 Lin Chun-Yi of Taiwan 21-18, 21-17 to set up a second-round battle with the world number 1. 18 Angus Ng Ka Long of Hong Kong in the second round.

Besides Lee ZIi Jia, another Malaysian men’s singles player, Ng Tze Yong also advanced to the second round when he overcame Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus of Denmark 21-7, 21-14 to then meet Lakshya Sen of India. Sen previously knocked out Japan’s Kodai Naraoka 21-12, 21-11 in the first round.

Meanwhile, in Wednesday’s afternoon session, former world No. 1 Kento Momota, who had just lost his first-round match to Denmark’s Rasmus Gemke in the first round of the Open India last week suffered a second shock when they were knocked out in the first consecutive round after losing to China’s Shi Yuqi 18-21, 7-21.

In other men’s singles, world number 5 Chou Tien Chen, who lost to Jonatan Christie in the Indian Open quarterfinals last week, continued to struggle when he lost to Brian Yang of the Canada 9-21, 14-21. Yang will face Kenta Nishimoto for a spot in the quarter-finals.

Malaysian men’s doubles world champions Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik swept 21-14, 21-9 against fellow countrymen Boon Xin Yuan/Wong Tien Ci 21-14, 21-9 to face Liang Wei Keng/Wang Chang who beat them last Sunday. Indian Open final in the second round of the Indonesian Masters 2023.

Article tags: Lee Ziijia, Kento Momota, Indonesia Masters 2023

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