The First day of the final tournament of the year, the grand finale Super Series Finals in Kuala Lumpur. The tournament started on Wednesday at 12 noon, with the first match of the day Sony Dwi Kuncoro facing his younger team mate Tommy Sugiarto of Indonesia. The Olympic bronze medallist Sony Dwi Kuncoro breeze through the first match as he displayed great experience that left Tommy clueless at some point. Sony Dwi Kuncoro won 21-19, 21-10.
The crowd rushed in and packed the stadium when their home super star and world number 1 Dato Lee Chong Wei walks in for his first match of the tournament against China’s younger player Wang Zheng Ming and dominating the first game but was challenged a little in the second game. But Lee Chong live up to expectation and gave the crowd what they want and won the game 21-10, 21-18 in their Group A match.
Another match which kept the crowd cheering after Chong Wei’s match was the match between Malaysia’s number one mixed doubles pair of Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying against the recent Hong Kong Open 2013 winner England’s Chris Adcock-Gabrielle Adcock. Chris and Gabrielle Adcock seems to be dominating the game when they displayed great attacking game especially when Gabrielle stands in front the net and did a brilliant job dominating the front court . The Malaysia just kept fighting and playing themselves into the game, which forced the English pair to make unforced errors and the Malaysian pair won the match in a thriller rubber game 16-21, 21-14, 21-19.