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Zii Jia Beats Olympic Champion Chen Long to Reach All England Semis

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Yeah!! The dream is still on for shuttler Lee Zii Jia at the All England.

Credit : Harian Metro

Zii Jia caused the biggest upset so far in the tournament by beating Rio 2016 Olympic champion Chen Long in the quarter-finals in Birmingham today.

The 21-year-old World 13 Malaysian took 49 minutes to beat the third seed 21-12, 21-18.

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A day ago, Chen Long had knocked out his team-mate and two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan 21-17,21-8 in the second round.

It was Zii Jia second career win over World No 5 Chen Long in four meetings.

The All-England debutant will meet Viktor Axelsen of Denmark, who defeated former All-England champion Shi Yuqi of China 21-15, 21-7 in another quarter-final match.

Credit : Economic Times

Good luck on Semis, Zii Jia!!! We are all at your back .. 

Source : NST

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