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Lydia Cheah

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Birth name  Lydia Cheah Li Ya
Name  Lydia Cheah
Country  Malaysia
Height  1.74 m
Handedness  Right
Highest ranking  29

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Born  8 September 1989 (age 26) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1989-09-08)

Current ranking  59 (19 September 2013)

Five Questions - Lydia Cheah

Lydia Cheah Li Ya (simplified Chinese: 谢沂逾; traditional Chinese: 謝沂逾; pinyin: Xiè Yíyú; born 8 September 1989 in Kuala Lumpur, also known as Lyddia Cheah Yi Yu) is a Malaysian badminton player. Her younger sister, Sonia Cheah Su Ya is also a professional badminton player. In 2010, she competed at the Commonwealth Games in India.


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In 2008, she became the runner-up at the Chinese Taipei Grand Prix Gold tournament. She defeated by Saina Nehwal of India in the final. In 2009, she won a bronze medal at the Southeast Asian Games in the women's singles event. She was a part of the Malaysian team squad that won team gold at the 2009 Southeast Asian Games in the women's team event and 2010 Commonwealth Games in the mixed team event.

In 2012, she won the Maybank Malaysia International Challenge tournament. She lived up to expectations when she easily overpowered Singaporean seventh seed Liang Xiaoyu. In 2016, she was the runner-up at the Bulgarian International tournament in the women's singles and doubles event. In 2017, she won the Iceland International tournament in the women's doubles event, and became the runner-up in the singles event.

Southeast Asian Games

Women's Singles

Asia Junior Championships

Girls' Singles

Girls' Doubles

BWF Grand Prix

The BWF Grand Prix has two level such as Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. It is a series of badminton tournaments, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation (BWF) since 2007.

Women's Singles

     BWF Grand Prix Gold tournament      BWF Grand Prix tournament

BWF International Challenge/Series

Women's Singles

Women's Doubles

     BWF International Challenge tournament      BWF International Series tournament      BWF Future Series tournament


Lydia Cheah Wikipedia

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