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World No 1 Lee Chong Wei, China ace Lin Dan and India's darling Saina Nehwal were all booted out from the quarter finals of the World Championships.

Malaysia's only hope now shoulders on top doubles players Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong.

For scores and quotes, visit tournamentsoftware and The Malay Mail respectively.

HD says: I get knocked out, but I get up again, you're never gonna keep me down.....

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