KUALA LUMPUR: Into their second final this year, Goh Soon Huat-Shevon Lai Jemie are just a match away from winning their maiden GP Gold title at the Thailand Open in Bangkok.
On Saturday, the Malaysian badminton mixed doubles put up a superb show to upset top seeds Dechapol Puavaranukroh-Sapsiree Taerattanachai of Thailand 21-19, 19-21, 21-17 in the semi-finals to reach their second final this year after the Malaysia Masters in January.
"I was really satisfied with our performance in the semi-finals. We played so well," said Shevon when contacted in Bangkok.
"My partner (Soon Huat) was actually the key behind today's win. He made it so comfortable for me because he was the one creating shots."
Soon Huat-Shevon, who won the Malaysia International Challenge and Scottish Open title last year, will play China's He Jiting-Du Yue in the final on Sunday.
"I have watched the China pair play before and I can tell that it won't be an easy match. Having said that, it is not impossible to beat them.
"We don't want to play up the final too much but just focus on the match itself tomorrow."
Meanwhile in the men's singles, Soong Joo Ven's impressive run came to an end when he was sent packing 21-9, 21-18 by Indonesia's Jonatan Christie in the semi-finals.
The fourth seeded Jonatan will play India's B. Sai Praneeth for the title next.