BAC: Lee Chong Wei books quarter-final spot

Datuk Lee Chong Wei secured his place in the quarter-final of the Dong Feng Citroen Badminton Asia Championships (BAC) after defeating Hong Kong’s Wong Ki Vincent today.

The two-time Olympic Games silver medallist was dominant from the get go as he brought down the Hong Kong player 23-21, 21-13 in the match that lasted almost an hour.

Lee Chong Wei will now face either Takuma Ueda or Chou Tien Chen in the last eight of BAC.

Photo Credit: The Star
Photo Credit: The Star

On the other hand, Zulfadli Zulkiffli was eliminated from the tournament after he valiantly went down 12-21, 21-17, 18-21 to the best player in the world, Chen Long of China.

Vivian Hoo-Woon Khe Wei failed to join Lee Chong Wei in the quarter-finals after losing to Indonesia’s Nitya Krishinda Maheswari-Greysia Polii 21-18, 20-22, 11-21 earlier today.