Saina Nehwal

Hong Kong's Yip runs out of fuel against world No 3

Hong Kong badminton fans had their eyes glued to their television sets last night as the city's top female player, Yip Pui-yin, took on the mainland's Li Xuerui for a place in the semi-finals of the Olympic tournament.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:54pm

Reality comes back to bite HK's Wong

Hong Kong's Wong Wing-ki found out what a difference three weeks can make after world and Olympic champion Lin Dan gained revenge at the US$250,000 Sunrise-Yonex Hong Kong Open last night.

18 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

'Old man' Taufik out to turn back clock against Lee

Former Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat renews his rivalry with Malaysian Lee Chong Wei in today's men's singles final of the Hong Kong Open Super Series, boasting he would have no trouble beating his opponent - if only he was younger.

Taufik is also hoping to rediscover the form that saw him triumph at the last big meeting between two of the game's best players.

12 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Zhou's title hopes end in semis

18 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

HK's Zhou reaches Singapore semis

13 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Wang, Zhou to fight it out

Wang Chen and Zhou Mi provided a perfect ending to Hong Kong's season yesterday by setting up a showdown between each other in the singles final of the Super Series Masters event in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

21 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Wang and Zhou move closer to final meeting

Hong Kong's Wang Chen and Zhou Mi kept alive their hopes of meeting in the singles final at the year-end Super Series Masters Finals in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, after a one-two finish in the group stage.

20 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Wang rises to the occasion with historic Open triumph

Veteran stuns Xie in thrilling final to become first HK winner

Wang Chen became the first home player to win the HK$1.95 million Hong Kong Open title in the tournament's 21-year history when she upset Beijing Olympic silver medallist Xie Xingfang of China in a thrilling women's singles final.

1 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Wang unsure of East Asian Games role

After dropping to her lowest world ranking since she arrived from China nearly a decade ago, veteran Wang Chen yesterday admitted she was not sure she would still be playing by the time Hong Kong hosts next year's East Asian Games.

14 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Coach urges Wang to continue

Top shuttler Wang Chen's future as a player will depend on how her body holds up, says Hong Kong coach Chan Chi-choi.

The 32-year-old veteran is in Shanghai recovering from the last two Super Series tournaments where she lost in the early stages.

8 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Wang into Japan second round

Determined to make up for her disappointing Beijing 2008 where she lost in the round-of-16, Hong Kong's Wang Chen reached the second round of the Japan Super Series in Tokyo yesterday. The veteran beat Chen Jiayuan of Singapore 21-12, 21-13. Zhou Mi, who was ineligible for the Games, also made it to the second stage by defeating India's Saina Nehwal 21-18, 21-16.

18 Sep 2008 - 12:00am