Hoo Pang Ron/Cheah Yee See (Malaysia) vs Praveen Jordan/Melati Daeva Oktavianti (Indonesia)
Tournament: TotalEnergies BWF Sudirman Cup 2021

Result: Hoo/Cheah beat Jordan/Oktavianti in three games
Scoreline: 21-19, 9-21, 21-16

For the first time in the history of the Sudirman Cup, Malaysia defeated Indonesia yesterday in the quarter-final tie with a score of 3-2. The fifth and deciding match was won by the young Malaysian pair of Hoo Pang Ron and Cheah Yee See who beat Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavianti in three games 21-19, 9-21, 21-16.

Quotes from the post match interview

“Frankly, Meli (Melati) and I feel very sad about this failure. We apologize to the Indonesian people for not being able to contribute points and lead Indonesia to advance to the semifinals.”

Praveen Jordan apologised to the Indonesian fans

“We are very excited. They were the stronger pair and we were the underdogs, we could go all out. In the second game we lost our focus, but our teammates kept supporting us, and we tried our best.”

Hoo Pang Ron who caused the upset

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