Malaysia Produce First Upset to Reach World Cup Semi-Finals

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RESULTS: JSW SDAT WSF World Cup, Chennai, India

Final qualifying round – Pool A:
[8]SOUTH AFRICA 3 [9]SRI LANKA 0
Stephen Coppinger bt Gihan Suwaris 11-3, 11-3, 11-6 (20m)
Tenille Swartz bt Sharya Guruge 11-5, 11-4, 11-0 (16m)
Clinton Leeuw bt Dilshan Gunawardena 11-4, 11-5, 11-3 (15m)

[5]MALAYSIA 2 [4]FRANCE 1
Muhd Asyraf Azan lost to Mathieu Castagnet 4-11, 13-11, 3-11, 0-11 (68m)
Nicol David bt Coline Aumard 11-2, 11-3, 11-2 (20m)
Kamran Khan bt Gregoire Marche 5-11, 11-9, 11-3, 2-11, 11-4 (71m)

Final positions: 1 Egypt, 2 Malaysia, 3 France, 4 South Africa, 5 Sri Lanka

Pool B:
[2]ENGLAND 3 [3]AUSTRALIA 0
James Willstrop bt Cameron Pilley 11-6, 11-7, 7-11, 12-10 (54m)
Jenny Duncalf bt Rachael Grinham 11-5, 8-11, 11-4, 9-11, 11-9 (57m)
Peter Barker bt Aaron Frankcomb 11-5, 11-6, 11-6 (43m)

[6]INDIA 2 [7]MEXICO 1
Saurav Ghosal bt Cesar Salazar 11-4, 11-6, 11-8 (34m)
Dipika Pallikal lost to Samantha Teran 11-7, 12-14, 9-11, 11-13 (68m)
Siddharth Suchde bt Jorge Isaac Baltazar Ferreira 11-9, 11-1, 11-3 (24m)

Final positions: 1 England, 2 Australia, 3 India, 4 Mexico

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Friday schedule – Express Avenue Mall

Semi-Finals:
1600: [1] EGYPT v [3] AUSTRALIA
1800: [2] ENGLAND v [5] MALAYSIA

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