Singapore Badminton Open 2018

Badminton: Sony Dwi Kuncoro never stops believing

Sony Dwi Kuncoro, the Singapore Open winner in 2010 and 2016, has a tough opener against top seed Chou Tien-chen.
Sony Dwi Kuncoro, the Singapore Open winner in 2010 and 2016, has a tough opener against top seed Chou Tien-chen. PHOTO: SINGAPORE BADMINTON OPEN

Indonesian in twilight of career but will battle through qualifiers for a shot at further success

Sony Dwi Kuncoro may be far from his glory days, but he believes his form over the past two weeks could hold him in good stead to regain some of his winning ways.

The Indonesian, who clinched a men's singles bronze at the 2004 Olympics and has two podium finishes at the world championships (2007 and 2009), has struggled since winning the Singapore Badminton Open as a qualifier two years ago.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 18, 2018, with the headline 'Kuncoro never stops believing'. Print Edition | Subscribe