KUALA LUMPUR (4 January 2018): Ampang Jaya Badminton Club (BC) put on some sublime badminton display to outclass Serdang BC 15-1 earlier today during their SS Purple League 2017/18 Phase 1 match at the Sports Arena Sentosa, Old Klang Road.
Four successive straight sets wins ensured Ampang Jaya BC started New Year on a high. Yan Runze gifted Ampang Jaya BC a brilliant start as he swiftly disposed of Serdang BC’s Leong Jun Hao in the first men’s singles match, winning 3-0 (11-5, 11-9, 11-8).
Goh Jin Wei and Lukhi Apri Nugroho-Muhd Syawal Ismail fired Ampang Jaya BC to their fourth win of the season after winning their respective matches in quick successions. Goh defeated Serdang BC’s Huang Qiong Hui 3-0 (11-5, 11-9, 11-3) in their women’s singles match while Lukhi and Syawal beat their opponents Ong Wei Khoon and Tan Jinn Hwa 3-0 (11-6, 11-6, 11-9) in the men’s doubles match.
The onslaught continued as Ampang Jaya BC’s Chan Peng Soon and Nurul Farisha Abd Malek recorded yet another straight sets win over Serdang BC’s Mohd Syazmil Idham and Tan Sueh Jeou 3-0 (11-3, 11-5, 11-7) in the mixed doubles match.
Zulfadli Zulkiffli capped off Ampang Jaya BC’s brilliant team performance by beating Serdang BC’s Lee Zii Jia 3-1 (11-7, 11-4, 7-11, 11-6) in the final match of the tie.
“I think I was quite slow out of the blocks during my match, but luckily I still managed to win 3-0. It wasn’t one of my best performances but I am glad to be able to contribute. I will strive to continue to do better and win more points for my team and eventually qualify for the Finals,” said Ampang Jaya BC’s Goh Jin Wei.
SSPL 2017/18 Phase 1 Results (4/1/2018)
(4pm) Ampang Jaya BC bt Serdang BC 15-1
MS2: Yan Runze bt Leong Jun Hao 3-0 (11-5, 11-9, 11-8)
WS: Goh Jin Wei bt Huang Qiong Hui 3-0 (11-5, 11-9, 11-3)
MD: Lukhi Apri Nugroho-Muhd Syawal Mohd Ismail bt Ong Wei Khoon-Tan Jinn Hwa 3-0 (11-6, 11-6, 11-9)
XD: Chan Peng Soon-Nurul Farisha Abd Malek bt Mohd Syazmil Idham-Tan Sueh Jeou 3-0 (11-3, 11-5, 11-7)
MS1: Zulfadli Zulkiffli bt Lee Zii Jia 3-1 (11-7, 11-4, 7-11, 11-6)