BIRMINGHAM - World champion Loh Kean Yew was knocked out of the men's singles at the Commonwealth Games by Malaysia's Ng Tze Yong on Saturday (Aug 6), losing 21-15, 14-21, 21-11 in the quarter-finals.
At the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, the Singaporean world No. 9 won the first game comfortably but was unable to keep up with Ng in the second.
With the scores tied at 4-4, world No. 42 Ng pulled ahead to clinch the second game and force a decider.
Ng continued to dominate the quarter-final, racing to an 8-0 lead in the third game and never looked back as he booked his spot in the semi-finals.