HANOI: It was combined fortunes for Singapore’s high males’s and ladies’s singles gamers on the thirty first SEA Games on Friday (May 20) as Loh Kean Yew progressed to the boys’s singles semifinals whereas Yeo Jia Min was eliminated.
World quantity 10 Loh beat Philippines’ Jewel Angelo Albo 21-7, 21-8 to ebook his spot within the last 4. He will face Vietnam’s Nguyen Tien Minh.
The win means Loh is assured at the least a joint-bronze as there isn’t a bronze playoff within the competitors.
Loh has by no means received the occasion earlier than. He has a singles bronze within the 2015 version and took silver within the final version of the Games in 2019.
Singapore’s Jason Teh can even function within the different semi-finals the place he faces Thai Kunlavut Vitidsarn.
Yeo then again fell to Thailand’s Phittayaporn Chaiwan 21-12, 21-16. Phittayaporn is ranked twenty first on the earth, whereas Yeo is 18th.
Earlier within the Games, the Singapore males’s and ladies’s groups, which included Loh and Yeo, clinched joint-bronzes within the staff occasion.
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Source : channelnewsasia.com