(B]JAKARTA[/B]: Malaysiaís Lee Tsuen Seng easily reached the menís singles third round of the JVC Asian Badminton Confederation (ABC) Championships at the Senayan Indoor Stadium here yesterday.

Tsuen Seng, who received a first-round bye, cleared the second round with a 15-7, 15-11 win over Iranís Nikae Shire. Tsuen Seng, the only Malaysian competing in the menís singles, will play Indonesiaís Simon Santoso today for a place in the quarter-finals.

For Tsuen Seng, he will be out for revenge as he was beaten by Simon, a qualifier, in the first round of last monthís Malaysian Open in Kota Kinabalu.

In the menís doubles, all the three Malaysian pairs scored straight-game wins to advance to the second round.

Gan Teik Chai-Koo Kien Keat, the top Malaysian junior pair, cleared their tough opening round hurdle by beating South Koreans Lee Jae-jin-Hwang Ji-man 17-15, 15-6.

Ong Soon Hock-Tan Bin Shen were 15-11, 15-6 winners over Indiaís Bristow Markose-Kumar Rupesh while Chang Kim Wai-Lin Woon Fui defeated Vietnamís Nguen Tuen Minh-Nguen Quang Minh 17-14, 15-1.



Menís doubles: Gan Teik Chai-Koo Kien Keat bt Lee Jae-jin-Hwang Ji-man (Kor) 17-15, 15-6; Chang Kim Wai-Lin Woon Fui bt Nguen Tuen Minh-Nguen Quang Minh (Vie) 17-14, 15-1; Ong Soon Hock-Tan Bin Shen bt Bristow Markose-Kumar Rupesh (Ind) 15-11, 15-6.

Womenís singles: Woon Sze Mei bt Renu Chandrika (Sri) 11-2, 11-5.

Womenís doubles: Fong Chew Yen-Norashikin Amin bt Renu Chandrika-Thilini Jayasinghe (Sri) 15-11, 15-5.

Mixed doubles: Mohd Zakry-Wong Pei Tty bt V. Diju-Gutta Jwala (Ind) 15-5, 15-8; Koo Kien Keat-Chin Eei Hui bt Lin Kuo-chin-Hung Shih-chieh (Tpe) 15-2, 15-4.


Menís singles: Lee Tsuen Seng bt Nikae Shire (Iri) 15-7, 15-11.

Womenís singles: Woon Sze Mei lost to Siti Mahiroh (Ina) 8-11, 11-1, 5-11.