Kento Momota was shown the door by Lee Zii Jia today at the All England Championships on quarter-finals day. Momota struggled with the heavy smashes from Lee Zii Jia throughout the match.

Reflecting on his loss, Momota said, “I did not play well and I was rushing through the match and that’s why I couldn’t play my game. I did not have a chance to think through my play and that’s why I struggled. I could feel the tensions throughout this tournament.”

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Score: Kento Momota vs Lee Zii Jia, 16-21 19-21