Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
Current Residence: Putrajaya Badminton Association
Language(s): Malaysia Language and English
International Debut: Asia Junior singles champion 2011, World Junior singles champion 2011 & Youth Commenwealth Games singles Gold medalist 2011, Maldives International Challenge Runner up 2012, Indonesia Open GP Gold 2014 Semi-finals, Russia Open GP 2015 Semi finals.
Professional Since: I started competing when i was 8 years old. When i was 9 years old, i was the National Junior doubles champion for the under 12 catergory. 10 years old, National singles and doubles champion for under 12. Then starting from 10 years old onwards, National singles champion for under 12,14,16, and 18.
National Team Member: Independent professional player since 14 years old in Malaysia.
Q & A
Any previous Olympics Games competed in and results?
"Never competed in the Olympic Games yet."
When and where you began playing, and why this sport?
"I started playing when i was 4 years old in Johor Bahru,Malaysia because my father was a player and a badminton coach in Malaysia. He had experience in coaching the US Olympic team players in USA too from 1990-1992."
Your equipment sponsor and current racket model?
"APACS since 1st July, 2015. APACS racquet latest model."
Memorable sporting achievements?
"In 2011, I emerged as a singles champion first ever Malaysian for the Asian Juniors, World Juniors and Youth commonwealth games singles champion in 2011."
Sporting awards / Honours (so far)?
"Promising Player Award 2012 by BWF in KL, Malaysia. Malaysia Books of Records award 2012 for being the first ever Malaysian to win the Asian and World Juniors singles Champion. SAM ( media in malaysia ) awards 2012."
"One day to become World Champion, Olympics and All England Singles Champion."
In The News
22 August, 2017