Perth International 2019 Finals: Tan Boon Heong and Shia Chun Kang pick up their first title, while Chinese Taipei swipe the remaining gold

MEN’S SINGLES Chi Yu Jen (TPE)[7] vs Liu Wei Chi (TPE)[8] 21-16 21-18 Without dropping a game and barely letting his opponents getting past double figures until the Semi-Finals, Chi Yu Jen ended his victorious week with a spectacular performance against his higher ranked compatriot. His opponent, Liu Wei Chi entered today’s fresh off the…

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Quarter-Final highlights at the Perth International 2019

Pictured: Buwaneka Goonethilleka, Sri Lanka. Photo credit: @jbmedia_perth (Instagram) The day opened with a number of three-game thrillers as the Chinese Taipei whitewash of the Women’s Singles brought some thrilling performances to Kingsway Indoor Stadium in Perth. Yang Yu-Chi (TPE) vs Huang Yu-Hsun (TPE) 21-11 13-21 21-19 Hung En-Tzu (TPE)[5] vs Chen Li (TPE) 21-11…

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Keith Edison chases Oceania Tour prize while Chinese Taipei seize control of the Women’s Singles and Doubles in Perth

Pictured: Keith Edison. Photo Credit: @jbmedia_perth (Instagram) The second day ended with the round of 16 across all five disciplines as the Quarter-Finalists are decided at this year’s Perth International 2019. Last week’s Champions from the Australian Junior International in Melbourne opened proceeding with an emphatic victory over their Australian opposition. The 17-year-olds put the…

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The Perth International is a stepping stone into the future for Denmark’s Thea Geil

Pictured: Thea Geil, Denmark (left) and Chen You-Chi, Chinese Taipei (right). Photo credit: @jbmedia_perth (Instagram) Tournaments across the world have seen an influx of players chasing qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The increased participation means it’s harder for the lower-ranked players to meet the qualification criteria when the entry list is in such…

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Top seeds from Australia and England stumble at the first hurdle in the Perth International 2019

Pictured: Georgina Bland, England / Photo credit @jbmedia_perth The Men’s and Women’s Singles draw at the Perth International 2019 opened the BWF Future Series event at Kingsway Indoor Stadium this morning. Australia’s national Champion, Jacob Schueler, managed to recover from his shaky start to survive the first round scare, while being gifted with a walkover…

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#AJI2019 Final highlights: Australia’s Rio Agustino pulls of a remarkable comeback while Chinese Taipei’s Lee Yu-Hsuan doubles up on Gold

WOMEN’S SINGLES  Lee Yu-Hsuan (TPE) vs Angela Yu (AUS)[1]  19-21 21-14 21-15 The closely contested first game was anyone’s for the taking as the two youngsters forced the shuttle into the four corners of the court with impressive precision and power. With nothing to lose, Lee Yu-Hsuan’s change of game plan worked wonders after dropping the first…

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Top seeds fall in the Women’s Doubles while Chinese Taipei guarantee Gold in the Men’s Doubles – Semi-Final highlights #AJI2019

The finalists have been decided at the Australian Junior International 2019. Australia proved their strength and depth in the Mixed Doubles after an all-Australian affair guarantees the Gold medal for the nation tomorrow. Meanwhile, fifteen-year-old Lee Yu-Hsuan from Chinese Taipei extended her impressive run with formidable performances in the Women’s Singles and Doubles. She will…

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Rio Agustino becomes the only seed to survive in Men’s Singles while Angela Yu reigns supreme: Quarter-Finals highlights #AJI2019

Players from Australia and Chinese Taipei denied the other competing countries (New Zealand and Sri Lanka) a chance of competing in any of today’s Quarter-Finals at the Australian Junior International 2019. The Men’s Singles players opened proceedings, with Chinese Taipei’s Lai Pin Da storming through the first game against Australia’s fourth seeded Dimitri Han. A…

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Day two highlights #AJI2019 – Angela Yu satisfies her seeded status while Chinese Taipei big hitters assert their dominance

Day two of the Australian Junior International 2019 opened with the Men’s Singles, where more seeded players dropped out of the competition. Australia’s Jack Yu set the pace with a close contest against the seventh seed, before Chinese Taipei’s Lai Pin Da knocked out Sri Lanka’s sole representative and fifth seed. Jack Yu (AUS) vs…

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