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Badminton: Lee first to reach semis at Superseries Finals

World number one Lee Chong Wei was the first to march into the men's singles semi-finals of the season-ending BWF World Superseries Finals after thrashing Thailand's Boonsak Ponsana on Thursday. The Malaysian ace booked his place in the final four after a swift 21-6, 21-8 victory in 29 minutes, bringing him a step closer to a historic fourth title. It was his second straight victory in the round-robin group stage following his 21-10, 21-18 win over China's Wang Zhengming on Wednesday.

Badminton World Superseries Final group stage results

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- Following are the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals group stage results here on Thursday: Men's Singles Group A Lee Chong Wei, Malaysia, bt Boonsak Ponsana, Thailand, 21-6, 21-8 Jan O Jorgensen, Denmark, bt Wang Zhengming, China, 21-9, 21-10 Group B Kenichi Tago, Japan, bt Sony Dwi Kuncoro, Indonesia, 12-21, 21-19, 21-17 Tommy Sugiarto, Indonesia, bt Hu Yun, Hong Kong, China, 21-9, 21-16 Women's Singles Group A

(Sports) Badminton World Superseries Finals group stage results

(Sports) Badminton World Superseries Finals group stage results KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- Following are the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals group stage results played here on Wednesday: Men's Singles Group A Jan O Jorgensen, Denmark bt Boonsak Ponsana, Thailand 21-19 13- 21 21-11 Lee Chong Wei, Malaysia bt Wang Zhengming, China 21-10 21-18 Group B Sony Dwi Kuncoro, Indonesia bt Tommy Sugiarto, Indonesia 21-19 21-10 Kenichi Tago, Japan bt Hu Yun, Hong Kong 20-22 24-22 21-17 Women's Singles Group A

Lee Chong Wei, Li Xuerui make solid start at badminton Superseries finals

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and Li Xuerui of China both made solid start to the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals here on Wednesday as they both enjoyed easy first-round wins in the group stage. Home favorite Lee didn't give much chance to Wang Zhengming by defeating the Chinese rising shuttler in straight sets 21-10, 21-18. Lee is expecting fewer difficulties in the tournament as his major Chinese rivals, including Lin Dan, Chen Long and Du Pengyu did not appear in the finals.

Badminton World Superseries Finals group stage results

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- Following are the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals group stage results played here on Wednesday: Men's Singles Group A Jan O Jorgensen, Denmark, bt Boonsak Ponsana, Thailand, 21-19, 13-21, 21-11 Lee Chong Wei, Malaysia, bt Wang Zhengming, China, 21-10, 21-18 Group B Sony Dwi Kuncoro, Indonesia, bt Tommy Sugiarto, Indonesia, 21-19, 21-10 Kenichi Tago, Japan, bt Hu Yun, Hong Kong, China, 20-22, 24-22, 21-17 Women's Singles Group A

(Sports) Lee Chong Wei, Li Xuerui make solid start at badminton Superseries finals

(Sports) Lee Chong Wei, Li Xuerui make solid start at badminton Superseries finals KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- World No.1 Lee Chong Wei and Li Xuerui both made solid starts at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries Finals here Wednesday as the two quashed their opponents in the first round of group stage.

Badminton: Boe-Mogensen off to good start in Malaysia

Denmark's Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen got off to a winning start Wednesday in their bid to end the year with their fourth straight BWF World Superseries Finals men's doubles crown. The pair began their campaign with a 21-16, 21-19 Group B victory over South Koreans Ko Sung-Hyun and Lee Yong-Dae on the first day of the season-ending tournament at the Cheras Badminton Stadium in Kuala Lumpur.

Badminton: Lee is hot favourite in Superseries Final

Five shuttlers including the men's world number one Lee Chong Wei will be seeking record fourth BWF World Superseries Finals crowns in the season-ending event beginning on Wednesday. The Malaysian ace is on home soil and hot favourite to reclaim the title he last won in 2010. The Danish men's team of Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen and China's dominant women's pairing of Wang Xiaoli and Yu Yang will also be gunning for their fourth doubles crowns in the event.

(Sports) Latest world badminton ranking for men's singles

(Sports) Latest world badminton ranking for men's singles KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Following is the latest world badminton ranking for men's singles as released by the Badminton World Federation here on Thursday: 1. LEE Chong Wei, Malaysia, 97073.0828 points 2. CHEN Long, China, 78445.0064 points 3. DU Pengyu, China, 66110.0000 points 4. Jan O JORGENSEN, Denmark, 62348.3484 points 5. Tommy SUGIARTO, Indonesia, 61107.9500 points 6. Kenichi TAGO, Japan, 60914.9656 points 7. Boonsak PONSANA, Thailand, 59167.9914 points

(Sports) Latest world badminton rankings for men's doubles

(Sports) Latest world badminton rankings for men's doubles KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Following is the latest world badminton ranking for men's doubles as released by the Badminton World Federation here on Thursday: 1. Hendra SETIAWAN / Mohammad AHSAN, Indonesia, 83870.0000 points 2. KO Sung Hyun / LEE Yong Dae, South Korea, 81145.8812 points 3. Mathias BOE / Carsten MOGENSEN, Denmark, 74641.9007 points 4. Hiroyuki ENDO / Kenichi HAYAKAWA, Japan, 70555.3068 points 5. LIU Xiaolong / QIU Zihan, China, 67579.5297 points
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