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V Shem-Wee Kiong fail to make it to semis of Singapore Open

V Shem-Wee Kiong fail to make it to semis of Singapore Open
Indonesian player Hardianto says the Malaysian pair (pix) made many unforced errors. Filepic
SINGAPORE: National number one men's doubles pair, Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong failed to book a place in the semi-finals of the Singapore Open badminton tournament which offers total prize money of US$350,000 (RM1.54 million).

The second seeded pair were tamed by Indonesian pair, Hardianto Hardianto-Berry Angriawan, 21-15 and 21-15 in a 36-minute match.
When asked about the match against the Malaysian pair, Hardianto said: "The Malaysian pair made many unforced errors and this gave and advantage to win it."

When approached by Bernama, V Shem and Wee Kiong declined to give any comments.

Hardianto-Angriawan will meet either current world number one from China, Li Junhui-Liu Yuchen or eighth seeded Indonesian pair, Ricky Karandasuwardi-Angga Pratama in the semifinals tomorrow.

Malaysia's next challenge in the tournament today will be national second ranked mixed doubles pair Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing playing against fourth seeded Joachim Fischer Nielsen-Christinna Pedersen from Denmark. -- Bernama