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Hong Kong Roundup: Yip Stuns Richards To Make History

Tsz Fung Yip became the first local player in over 15 years to reach the second round of the Men’s Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open, PSA World Series tournament, after upsetting the odds to defeat Englishman Tom Richards in a gripping first round encounter.

The 22-year-old world No.59 put in the performance of his career as he controlled the court against Richards, the current No.23 who previously ranked as high as No.12, dominating proceedings throughout a thrilling five-game encounter that saw him become the first local player to reach the second round since Faheem Khan in 1998.

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