Top seed Hoon Thien How-Tan Wee Kiong was given the boot at opening round of the Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold at Pasir Gudang Municipal Stadium.
They went down 16-21, 20-22 to Singaporeans Danny Bawa Chrisnanta-Chayut Triyachart in a 39 minutes battle.
While there was despair in the men double section, another top seed was also washed out in the 1st round. Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk of Thailand lost to local player, Mohd Arif Abdul Latif in 31 minutes with a score of 19-21, 18-21.
Both top seeds for men single and men double blown away. Who will be next?