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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Name: Yip Pui-yin
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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