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Chrisnanta, Neo reach mixed doubles semis

Singapore's Danny Bawa Chrisnanta and Vanessa Neo are through to the mixed doubles semi-finals of the Malaysia Grand Prix Gold.

The world No. 17 duo, the top seeds, beat Indonesians Muhammad Rijal and Vita Marissa 21-17, 21-16 in Pasir Gudang yesterday.

They will meet Indonesia's Praveen Jordan and Debby Susanto in today's semi-finals.

Chrisnanta also partnered Chayut Triyachart to beat Japan's Kenta Kazuno and Kazushi Yamada 19-21, 21-18, 22-20 in the men's doubles quarter-finals yesterday.

But mixed doubles pair Terry Hee and Fu Mingtian lost 21-13, 19-21, 22-20 to China's Lu Kai and Huang Yaqiong, while Yao Lei and Shinta Mulia Sari lost 21-17, 22-20 to Malaysia's Lee Meng Yean and Lim Yin Loo in the women's doubles.