SINGAPORE – National shuttler and world No. 31 Yeo Jia Min’s run in the French Open ended in the quarter-finals after she lost 21-11, 21-17 to South Korea’s world No. 8 An Se-young on Friday (Oct 29).
For making the last eight of the US$600,000 (S$809,000) BWF World Tour Super 750 event, the 22-year-old Singaporean claimed a cheque for US$3,300.
She had earlier overcome Belgium’s world No. 38 Lianne Tan and Indonesia’s 22nd-ranked Gregoria Mariska Tunjung in Paris.
At the US$15,000 Belgian International, world No. 230 Terry Hee and Tan Wei Han extended their winning streak to eight matches – including last week’s Czech Open final – by beating Sri Lanka’s world No. 366 Sachin Dias and Kavidi Sirimannage 21-15, 21-14 to reach the mixed doubles semi-finals.
Also making the last four at the International Challenge-level event, was world No. 99 Jaslyn Hooi, who overcame Japan’s world No. 154 Shiori Saito 19-21, 21-12, 21-14 in the women’s singles.
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