Singapore shuttler Yeo Jia Min tests positive for COVID after India Open

17/1/2022 8:41:00 AM

This follows the national shuttler's withdrawal last week from an India Open quarter-final tie with a high fever.

Yeo Jia Min, India Open

Last Friday, the world no. 17, who was running a high fever, was advised by her doctor to withdraw from her India Open quarter-final tie

This follows the national shuttler's withdrawal last week from an India Open quarter-final tie with a high fever.

Singaporean badminton playerODENSE, DENMARK - OCTOBER 20: Yeo Jia Min of Singapore competes in the Women's Singles first round match against He Bingjiao of China on day two of the Denmark Open at Odense Sports Park on October 20, 2021 in Odense, Denmark. (Photo by Shi Tang/Getty Images)

SINGAPORE — National shuttler Yeo Jia Min is currently in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19, following her withdrawal from an India Open quarter-final tie with a high fever. In anInstagram poston Monday (17 January), the 22-year-old, who landed in Singapore on Sunday, revealed her diagnosis. "I will do my best to recover well and get back on court soon. Thank you for all the love and care, it means a lot to me especially during this time. Sending love back, I’ll see you soon."

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Yeo Jia Min Singaporean badminton player ODENSE, DENMARK - OCTOBER 20: Yeo Jia Min of Singapore competes in the Women's Singles first round match against He Bingjiao of China on day two of the Denmark Open at Odense Sports Park on October 20, 2021 in Odense, Denmark.LinkedIn SINGAPORE: World champion Loh Kean Yew lost to India’s Lakshya Sen in the men's singles final at the India Open on Sunday (Jan 16).Singapore's Loh, the tournament's fifth seed, fell in straight sets to the third-seeded Sen at the K D Jadhav Indoor Hall in New Delhi.Sen will receive (S$40,433) in prize money for this win.

(Photo by Shi Tang/Getty Images) SINGAPORE — National shuttler Yeo Jia Min is currently in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19, following her withdrawal from an India Open quarter-final tie with a high fever.  In an Instagram post on Monday (17 January), the 22-year-old, who landed in Singapore on Sunday, revealed her diagnosis. Loh and Sen played out a tightly contested first set, with the latter winning 24-22. "I will do my best to recover well and get back on court soon. MIXED DOUBLES In the mixed doubles final earlier on Sunday, Singapore pair Terry Hee Yong Kai and Tan Wei Han defeated Malaysia's Chen Tang Jie and Peck Yen Wei 21-15, 21-18. Thank you for all the love and care, it means a lot to me especially during this time. MIXED DOUBLES In the mixed doubles final earlier on Sunday, Singapore pair Terry Hee Yong Kai and Tan Wei Han defeated Malaysia's Chen Tang Jie and Peck Yen Wei. Sending love back, I’ll see you soon. He then comfortably advanced through the semi-finals when his Canadian opponent, Brian Yong, withdrew from the tournament after falling ill.

" Last Friday, Yeo was advised by her doctor to withdraw from her quarter-final tie with Thailand's Supanida Katethong. Related:. Hee and Tan had also advanced to the final after their opponents — Russians Rodion Alimov and Alina Davletova — withdrew from their semi-final match, with one of them testing positive for Covid-19. The world No.17 said on Instagram that she had not been feeling well even before her round-of-16 win over India's Anupama Upadhyaya on Thursday, and it got worse afterwards.  "My head and body started hurting a lot more and I was having a high fever up to 38.6 deg C throughout the night," said Yeo. Since then, Singaporeans and foreigners alike have rallied behind Loh upon the realisation that he did not receive any cash prize from his win.

According to the Singapore Badminton Association, she had tested negative for COVID-19. Yeo was meant to take part in this week's Syed Modi International in Uttar Pradesh, but returned to Singapore instead. The India Open, held in New Delhi, has seen a slew of COVID cases among players and 24 walkovers. Reigning world champion when semi-final opponent Brian Yang of Canada conceded a walkover after being ill. On Sunday, the 24-year-old was beaten by India's own fast-rising star, 20-year-old Lakshya Sen, losing 22-24, 17-21 in 54 minutes. 40 Chen Tang Jie and Peck Yen Wei.

  Meanwhile, Singapore's mixed doubles duo Terry Hee and Tan Wei Han stunned Malaysia's world No.40 duo Chen Tang Jie and Peck Yen Wei 21-15, 21-18 in 40 minutes to clinch their biggest World Tour title. Stay in the know on-the-go: Join Yahoo Singapore's Telegram channel at .