Zulfadli Zulkiffli makes it to Men’s Singles main round of Maybank Malaysia Open 2013
Malaysia’s Zulfadli Zulkiffli proved his worth in the arena and secured his place in Men’s Singles main round after crushing Hong Kong’s Nan Wei in qualifying round at Maybank Malaysia Open 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, on Tuesday, January 15.
The in-form Zulfadli, who has been working really hard to become a better player at international stage, put up spectacular show of top class badminton and easily defeated Nan Wei in a dominating fashion in just 35 minutes.
Local shuttler was on a different level in the arena as he played with staggering precision and managed to win the clash in straight sets with a tremendous margin on the score board.
On the other hand, the Hong Kong shutter tried to put up strong resistance as he played aggressive badminton but failed to live up to expectations and eventually lost the match without even getting close.
It was a crunchy fight in the starting rallies when Zulfadli showed a wonderful display of his craft in the arena and remained successful in occupying the driving seat.
The impressive craft and wonderful strategy helped Zulfadli to put his rival in all sorts of trouble on court.
Zulfadli did not show any sign of confusion as he remained in complete control of rallies until the end of first half.
After the mid-game break, Zulfadli was focused in the arena and remained successful in keeping a reasonable gap.
The positive and aggressive play of Zulfadli helped him to grab the first game with a stunning 21-13 margin on the score board.
Zulfadli did not lose his control at any stage in the starting part of second game as he played with control and precision.
Until the one-minute break, the impressive Zulfadli remained consistent in playing with command and variations and remained ahead on score board.
The attacking and positive play in the ending half of second set assisted Zulfadli to grab the set with a reasonable 21-11 score on the board.
The incredible Zulfadli proved his mettle in qualifying round and sent Nan Wei packing in straight games with a smashing margin of 21-13 and 21-11.