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Top seeds China to face Malaysia in quarter-finals

China, the top seeds and overwhelming favourites to win the inaugural Robot Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championships were handed a draw which they would have wanted.
 
The Chinese who have come to Ho Chi Minh City with a strong team topped Group A with a clean record after 5-0 wins over Hong Kong and Taiwan will face Group B runners-up Malaysia in the quarter-finals on Friday.

Second seeds South Korea also have a rather easy quarter-final tie after being drawn to face Group A runners-up Taiwan who lost 5-0 defeat to China in their final group fixture on Thursdaymorning.

In other quarter-final matches Japan, who lost 3-2 to Thailand in their final Group C match, will face Indonesia for a place in the semi-finals while India will square up against the Thais.
India finished runners-up in their final Group D match after losing 4-1 to the Koreans.
Quarter-Final Fixtures.

1PM: Indonesia versus Japan
          India versus Thailand

7PM: China versus Malaysia
          Korea versus Taiwan

RESULTS (Thurs Feb 16)

GROUP A

CHINA    5      TAIWAN     0
(China first)
MS: Shi Yuqi beat Hsu Jen Hao 21-17, 21-14
WS: He Bingjiao beat Lee Chia Hsin 21-12, 12-21, 21-14
MD: Liu Cheng-Zhang Nan beat Chen Hung Ling-Wang Chi-Lin 21-17, 14-21, 21-18
WD: Chen Qingchen-Jia Yifan beat Chang Ching Hui-Yang Ching Tun 21-10, 21-16
XD: Chen Qingchen-Zheng Siwei beat Hu Ling Fang-Tseng Min Hao 21-12, 26-24

GROUP B
INDONESIA    3    MALAYSIA    2
(Indonesia first)

MS: Firman Abdul Kholik lost to Lim Chi Wing 19-21, 18-21
WS: Gregoria Mariska beat Lee Ying Ying 21-8, 16-21, 21-15
MD: Wahyu Arya Pankaryanira-Ade Yusuf beat Ong Yew Sin-Teo Ee Yi 21-11, 17-21, 22-20
WD: Anggia Shitta Awanda-Tiara Rosaila Nuraidah beat Chow Mei Kuan-Lee Meng Yean 21-19, 21-18
Edi Subaktiar-Gloria Emanuelle Widjaja lost to Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Lai Jemie 16-21, 16-21

 
Group C
Korea    4      India    1
Thailand 3    Japan   2
 

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