Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing gagal mara ke final Kejohanan Badminton Masters Thailand apabila kalah dalam tiga set kepada lawan dari Indonesia, Hafiz Faizal-Gloria Widjaja, sebentar tadi.
Dalam perlawanan beregu campuran yang sengit itu, Kian Meng-Pei Jing tewas 19-21 dalam set awal kepada lawan itu yang juga merupakan pilihan keempat kejohanan.
Namun, Kian Meng-Pei Jing memperkemaskan permainan untuk memenangi set kedua dengan keputusan 23-21.
Beregu Malaysia itu ketinggalan 6-12 dalam set penentuan sebelum bangkit untuk menyamakan kedudukan 16-16.
Bagaimanapun, Kian Meng-Pei Jing gagal meneruskan momentum itu, sebaliknya membiarkan lawan untuk mendominasi permainan, seterusnya memenangi perlawanan dengan keputusan 21-17 selepas bertarung selama 70 minit.
Editor: Shaiful Shamsudin
Sat Jan 25 2020
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