Lee Zii Jia is aware the level of quality at the upcoming SEA Games will be at an all-time high, but he is fired up than ever to chase a medal as he intensifies preparation for the biennial meet.
Lee Zii Jia is looking forward to doing battle with his former team-mate Loh Kean Yew at the upcoming Fuzhou China Open in November and return to winning ways after a disappointing European tour.
Lee Zii Jia will return home from a forgettable European outing after he suffered a 16-21, 8-21 defeat to Anthony Ginting in the French Open first round on Tuesday.
Malaysian men singles Lee Zii Jia failed to clear the opening round of the Denmark Open after he was beaten by Chen Long on Wednesday.
Malaysia’s men’s singles coach Hendrawan wants Lee Zii Jia to adapt quickly to court conditions at the Denmark Open if he intends another big name upset.
Even though he lost in straight games to Kento Momota, Lee Zii Jia has been the talk of the badminton world courtesy of his backhand smash against the world number one in the Korea Open quarter-finals.
Lee Zii Jia claimed another big name scalp in his blossoming career after beating Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen 21-18, 21-16 to book a quarter-final berth at the Korea Open on Thursday.
Most of Malaysian shuttlers found themselves knocked out in the opening round of the China Open on Tuesday, but it was men’s singles shuttler Lee Zii Jia who was the most gracious in defeat.
Malaysian men's singles player Lee Zii Jia and men's doubles shuttler Arif Abdul Latif refused to give up hope on playing at the 2019 All England Open.
Up-and-coming men's singles shuttler Lee Zii Jia is determined to use the 2019 Perodua Malaysia Masters as a platform for himself and other junior players to prove that they are ready to step into the shoes of their seniors.