Vivian Hoo Kah Mun-Woon Khe Wei were successful in winning the New Zealand Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Tournament in Auckland when they defeated Ayako Sakuramoto-Yukiko Takahata of Japan 18-21, 21-16, 21-19. NSTP pic.

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak congratulated the country’s top women’s doubles pair Vivian Hoo Kah Mun/Woon Khe Wei for their victorious outing at the New Zealand Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton Tournament in Auckland, New Zealand today.

“Congratulations Vivian Hoo and Woon Khe Wei for clinching the badminton New Zealand Open title!,” the prime minister said on Twitter.

The pair, ranked world number 14, defeated fourth seeds Ayako Sakuramoto-Yukiko Takahata of Japan 18-21, 21-16, 21-19 in the final held at the North Shore Events Centre.-- BERNAMA

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