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Yip Pui-Yin

Yip Pui-yin must believe in herself, says He Yiming

Hong Kong badminton coach He Yiming wants Yip Pui-yin to believe in herself and prove she still belongs with the best.

Tuesday, 8 January, 2013, 5:02am

HK badminton player Yip Pui-yin targets return to top 10 world ranking

Shuttler Yip Pui-yin has put her disappointment at the London Olympics behind her and the Hong Kong No 1 is aiming to return to the world's top 10 in the next 12 months.

10 Sep 2012 - 1:41am

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.

Yip, however, was no match for the world No 3, losing 21-12, 22-20 in 40 minutes.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm

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.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:49pm

Yip unable to skirt new dress code

The last time Yip Pui-yin wore a skirt for competition was five years ago, but the Hong Kong number one will have to abandon her shorts from June 1 to conform with a controversial new clothing rule.

'I won't say I hate wearing a skirt, but I am not used to it,' Yip, ranked 16th in the world and Hong Kong's brightest hope for next year's London Olympics, said.

13 May 2011 - 12:00am

Wang and Yip reach semi-finals

Hong Kong's Wang Chen and Yip Pui-yin lived up to expectations, reaching the semi-finals in the women's singles at the Asian championships in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, yesterday. Wang, the top seed, had little difficulty overcoming Kaori Imabeppu of Japan 21-13, 21-9, while third seed Yip also advanced to the last four at the expense of another Japanese shuttler, Yu Hirayama, winning 22-20, 21-8.

19 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Wang and Yip make it to last eight

Hong Kong's Wang Chen and Yip Pui-yin both reached the quarter-finals in the women's singles at the Asia championships in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, yesterday. World number five Wang, the number one seed after a last-minute withdrawal of all four top-ranked Chinese players, had little difficulty routing Chiang Pei-hsing of Taiwan 21-11, 21-10.

18 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Yip hopes for more cash

Young shuttler Yip Pui-yin might be an Asian Games silver medallist, but accepts she has much to learn and needs continued support to work towards fulfilling her Olympic ambitions.

With this in mind, the 19-year-old is keeping her fingers crossed that the Manulife Sports Scholarship Programme will continue to back her.

23 Mar 2007 - 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

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