SEPANG 17 MAY 2017. Prsiden BAM, Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria (tengah) bersama sebahagian pemain badminton negara yang akan ke Piala Sudirman di Gold Coast, Australia ketika di KLIA 2. NSTP/LUQMAN HAKIM ZUBIRLUQMAN HAKIM ZUBIR

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia have qualified for the quarter-finals of the Sudirman Cup in the Gold Coast.

The team, led by World No 1 Lee Chong Wei, recorded an effortless 5-0 win over Germany in a Group IC tie on Tuesday.

Malaysia will take on favourites Japan, who defeated Germany 4-1 on Sunday, tomorrow to decide the group champions,

The winners of all four groups will avoid seeded opponents in the quarter-finals.

In the opening mixed doubles match, Malaysia's Tan Kian Meng-Lai Pei Jing overcame Mark Lamsfuss-Isabel Herttrich 21-17, 21-13 before Chong Wei thrashed Fabian Roth 21-12, 21-11 in the men's singles in only 34 minutes.

Men's doubles Goh V Shem-Tan Wee Kiong gave Malaysia an unassailable 3-0 lead with a 21-16, 21-19 win over Jones Jansen-Josche Zurwonne.

Former world junior champion Goh Jin Wei produced a confident display by defeating Fabienne Deprez 21-10, 21-13 in only 31 minutes in the women's singles.

Women's doubles Woon Khe Wei-Vivian Hoo completed the rout for Malaysia with a 21-12, 21-11 success over Johanna Goliszewski-Isabel Herttrich on 31 minutes.

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