Anthony Ginting vs Lee Zii Jia | 2020 Badminton Asia Team Championships

Anthony Ginting vs Lee Zii Jia|2020 Badminton Asia Team Championships

Anthony Sinisuka Ginting (born 20 October 1996) is an Indonesian badminton gamer. He initially increased when he won the bronze medal at the 2014 Summer Season Youth Olympics.

The Cimahi-born shuttler of Karo descent was presented to badminton by his daddy when he remained in kindergarten. He is the fourth of five siblings. When he was young, he signed up with the PB SGS PLN, a badminton club in Bandung, West Java. He just started to participate in competitions at around 9 years of ages, or two years after he was hunted. Ginting admires Taufik Hidayat, the 2004 Athens Olympic guys's songs gold medallist who coincidentally came from the very same badminton club. [3]
Ginting took part at the Indonesian Masters Grand Prix Gold, Vietnam International Challenge, Maldives International Difficulty, Malaysia International Difficulty and Asia Junior Championships in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

Lee Zii Jia (born 29 March 1998) is a Malaysian badminton gamer. He was the males's singles gold medalist at the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.

Zii Jia started the 2019 season by contending in the Thailand Masters. He lost in the quarter finals to Brice Leverdez of France in straight games. [6] In the next tournaments, he also finished in the quarter finals in Malaysia Masters, Indonesia Masters, and German Open. [7] Zii Jia later on lost in the early stage of Swiss, Malaysia, and Singapore Open's. [8] [9] Zii Jia admitted that he had actually had a hard time to cope with monetary problems, lack of progress and unfairness that impacted his efficiency. [8]
In August, he finally managed to make it into the semi-finals in the Thailand Open, where he lost to Chou Tien-chen of Chinese Taipei. This was nonetheless an improvement to his being a quarter finalist in New Zealand and Indonesia Open's. [7] [10] Zii Jia qualified to contend in World Championships in Basel, Switzerland, however lost to the World No. 1 Men's Single Gamer, and the eventual champ Word Campion, Kento Momota of Japan in the quarter finals. [11] In November, he was forced to retire in the second round of the China Open, and decided to withdraw as well from the next competition in Hong Kong, due struggling with food poisoning and fever. [12] [13] Zii Jia reached world No. 11 in the BWF World ranking on November 12th. In December, he won the men's singles gold medal at the Southeast Asian Games, [14] and likewise helped the national men's group win the silver medal. [15]
Lee opened the season by participating in Southeast Asian tours in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand Masters, with his best outcome being a semi-finalist in Malaysia, where he lost to the world number 1 Kento Momota in straight games. [16] In February, he together with Malaysia males's team, won the silver medal at the Asia Group Championships, [17] throughout which time he was the nationwide group captain [18] He won 4 out of 5 matches in the Asia Group Championships, losing in the final match against Anthony Sinisuka Ginting.

Later in March, due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Europe, the 2020 German Open (badminton) was cancelled. Zii Jia's next tournament was the 2020 All England Open, which was also be his debut at the tournament since his ranking was previously too low to certify. [19] He won versus Jonatan Christie, who had actually won in 4 previous matches. [20] Zii Jia continued this win streak versus Lu Guangzu and then the Olympic champion Chen Long. [21] In the semi final match, he lost to Viktor Axelsen. The match lasted for 73 minutes. [22] Further, Lee's performance at the All England Open raised his world ranking to no. 10 on 17 March 2020. [23]