Chong Wei helps Malaysia in Sudirman Cup

Chong Wei

Tuesday saw wins for Malaysia and India at the ongoing Sudirman Cup in Australia on Tuesday.

Malaysia cruised past Germany 5-0 while India defeated Indonesia 4-1 on the courts of the Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre.

Thai superstar Chong Wei defeated Fabian Roth 21-12, 21-11 in the second game to give Malaysia a 2-0 lead. Teammates Goh V Shem, Tan Wee Kiong, Vivian Hoo and Woon Khe Wei also recorded victories in the 5-0 whitewash.

The win puts Malaysia on top of Group 1C, followed by Japan and Germany.

Later in the day, Indonesian pair Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo recorded the team’s only win again a fired up Indian team lead by Srikanth Kidambi, who won his match against Jonatan Christie two games to love.

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