Hyun Il stops Taufik to reach semis  
 
Published on 02/12/2011     Source : BWF

Former world and Olympic champion Taufik Hidayat’s, quest to win his first title of the year ended in misery once again, this time in the quarter-finals of the US$200,000 Macau Open.

The Indonesian, who has dropped to No. 9 in the world rankings, was the highest seed left in the competition before Friday’s quarter-finals as the top two seeds, Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and China’s Lin Dan, withdrew for personal reasons. Their absence, however, failed to inspire Taufik, who struggled in his earlier three matches before finding South Korea’s Lee Hyun Il too hot to handle.

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