Jakarta (Antara News) - Indonesia put two semifinalists in the Junior World Cup, held in the Incheon World Gymnasium, Incheon, Korea, after its women`s single Pia Zebadiah and its mix double Viki Indra Okvana/Richi Puspita Dili losed the games in the quarter final in Korea on Thursday.
The official website of the tournament said on Thursday Pia was defeated by the first-seeded Wang Yihan of China with 21-18 and 21-17, while Viki/Richi had to surrender to their Chinese rivals with 21-16 and 21-17.
Pia, however, along with Nitya Krishinda will advance to the semi final round for the women?s double after beatng Hsen Pie Chen/Lee Tai An of Taiwan with 21-16 and 21-19.
They will meet with the women`s double first seeded Ma Jin/Wang Xiaoli.
Indonesian men`s dingle Tommy Sugiarto has also managed to continue to the semi final round after beating Japanese Naohiro Matsukawa with 21-9 and 21-11.
Tommy, winner of the Jakarta and Asian Satellite 2006 has to beat the Chinese Lu Qicheng to get the ticket for the semi final.(antara.co.id)