Yip Pui Yin

Yip equals best HK performance by reaching quarters

Unseeded Yip Pui-yin never thought she would beat two seeded players in the women's singles - and neither did her parents, who have had to change their travel plans and stay on in London to support their daughter.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:49pm

Asian snub adds to Zhou heartache

Former mainlander's career in limbo after Beijing KO leads to Malaysian misery

Former world number one Zhou Mi was left out in the cold for the second time in a week when she was denied the right to represent Hong Kong at this week's Asian championships.

15 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

World champion ends Wang's title hopes

Hong Kong's last hope in the Malaysia Super Series ended yesterday when Wang Chen suffered a straight-sets loss to Zhu Lin of China in the women's singles quarter-finals. Having lost to the mainlander at the world championship final when they met last August, Wang was again unable to find a winning formula, going down 21-10, 21-11.

19 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Yip joins Wang in world's top 10

Hong Kong's Yip Pui-yin has broken into the world's top 10 for the first time after a series of consistent performances. The 20-year-old stands ninth in the women's rankings released yesterday, while compatriots Wang Chen and Zhou Mi are sixth and 13th respectively.

10 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's hopes go up in smoke

Hopes of glory at the Japan Open collapsed yesterday as all three of Hong Kong's remaining singles players suffered losses in the quarter-finals.

Number four seed Wang Chen squandered an 11-4 led in the third rubber before losing to Lu Lan of China in three games, while youngster Yip Pui-yin was defeated by Jun Jae-youn of South Korea, also in three games.

15 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

High-riding Yip's making a name for herself

Hong Kong's Yip Pui-yin kept up her momentum at the Japan Open in Tokyo after reaching the quarter-finals in the women's singles.

14 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Yip chases points for Olympic spot

High-flying Yip Pui-yin enters the world championships starting in Kuala Lumpur today with high hopes of lifting her world ranking.

Having won silver in the women's singles at the Doha Asian Games in December, Yip struggled until reaching the semi-finals in the China Masters last month.

13 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Shuttler's road to Beijing

Name: Yip Pui-yin

Sport: Badminton

Achievements: Yip, 20, ranked number 13 in the world, is a full-time athlete. She reached the semi-finals of the 2007 China Masters last month. She beat 2004 Olympic champion Zhang Ning on her way to a silver medal in the women's singles at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar.

6 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

HK off to shaky start

Hong Kong's campaign to stay in the elite division of world team badminton suffered a setback after they were defeated by Denmark 3-2 in their opening group B match at the Sudirman Cup in Glasgow, Scotland.

13 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

All going to plan, as Wang makes the last eight

Wang Chen's progress continued in the All England Championships after she beat Saina Nehwal of India in the second round. Hong Kong's leading singles player prevailed in three sets to set up a clash with France's Pi Hongyan in the quarter-finals.

10 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Historic day for HK sport with gold and silver double

For the first time in the city's sporting history, two SAR flags were raised at a victory ceremony after Hong Kong competitors won gold and silver in the women's badminton singles final in the 15th Asian Games.

10 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Mainland champ battles back to oust the brave Yip

Teenage badminton sensation Yip Pui-ying gave China's Olympic champion and top seed Zhang Ning a major scare before finally succumbing to her more experienced rival at the World Championships in California, United States.

22 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Wang on verge of medal glory

'She is playing with so much confidence she has not had to worry about anything'

Hong Kong are one victory away from a first-ever medal at the world championships after in-form fourth seed Wang Chen destroyed Japan's Eriko Hirose to book her quarter-final berth yesterday.

20 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Yip stuns rival to enter last 16 at world event

Two years after leaving school at age 15, local badminton prodigy Yip Pui-yin is in the last 16 at the World Championships in Anaheim, California.

19 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Brave Yip pulls off amazing triumph

Sha Tin teenager wins fans' hearts after battling through despite heavy fall

Hong Kong teenager Yip Pui-yin produced a great fightback to upset Japanese 11th seed Kanako Yonekura at the world championships yesterday, saving two match points before advancing to the last 16.

19 Aug 2005 - 12:00am