HK quintet off to strong starts

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 24 January, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 24 January, 2008, 12:00am

All five Hong Kong players made winning starts at the Korea Super Series in Seoul yesterday. Women's fifth seed Wang Chen led the way, overcoming Lee Hyun-jin of the hosts 14-21, 21-7, 21-9. Zhou Mi and Yip Pui-yin will play each other after breezing past Russia's Ella Diehl and England's Tracey Hallam, respectively. In men's singles, Chan Yan-kit beat Sairul Amar Ayob of Malaysia 21-13, 21-17 and faces China's world number one Lin Dan. Ng Wei beat Przemyslaw Wacha of Poland 21-19, 16-21, 21-19 and faces fifth-seeded Dane Peter Gade.