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May 29, 1997 (NEW SHUTTLENWS) - Malaysia's women players continued to respond to Malaysian national coach Morten Frost's confidence in their ability when the lightly regarded women's doubles pair of Chor Hooi Yee and Lim Pek Siah booked a place in the quarterfinals of the world badminton championships in Glasgow, Scotland.

In the second round, Chor and Lim upset the eighth seeds, Joanne Davies and Nicola Beck of England, 15-12, 8-15 and 17-16. Chor and Lim followed that win with a round-of-16 victory over the tough and experienced Dutch pair of Erica van den Heuvel and Monique Hoogland. The Malaysian duo battled van den Heuvel and Hoogland over three games to post a 15-5, 9-15 and 15-11 triumph.

In other women's doubles round-of-16 action:

Top seeds Ge Fei and Gu Jun of China demolished the thirteenth seeds Emma Chaffin and Sara Hardaker of England 15-2 and 15-0,

Second seeds Resiana Zelin and Eliza of Indonesia squeezed past fourteenth seeds Huang Nanyan and Liu Zhong of China 5-15, 17-16 and 18-13,

Third seeds Denyana Lomban and Indarti Isoliana of Indonesia defeated Nicole van Hooren and Brenda Conijn of the Netherlands (score unconfirmed),

Fourth seeds Marlene Thomsen and Lisbet Stuer-Lauridsen of Denmark beat Kim Mee Hyang and Kim Shin Young of Korea 15-9 and 15-10,

Fifth seeds Tang Yongshu and Qin Yiyuan of China easily defeated sixteenth seeds Donna Kellogg and Julie Bradbury of England 15-4 and 15-4,

Sixth seeds Rikke Olsen and Helene Kirkegaard of Denmark ousted fifteenth seeds park So Yun and Cha Yun Sook of Korea 15-10 and 15-9,

Seventh seeds Qian Hong and Liu Lu beat Svetlana Alferova and Marina Yakusheva of Russia 15-2 and 15-6.