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CR Land BWF World Superseries Finals - Day 1 - newsflash: Lee Chong Wei Pulls Out

Men's Singles top seed, Lee Chong Wei, has withdrawn from the CR Land BWF World Superseries Finals due to injury to his right leg.

The world No. 1 and Malaysian star is suffering from a quadricep muscle strain and has pulled out of the year-end tournament at Shenzhen Bay Sports Center, China.

Earlier this afternoon, the three-time Finals winner was beaten in his first Group A match by China's Du Pengyu 12-21 21-16 22-20. He was also scheduled to play Boonsak Ponsana of Thailand and Hu Yun of Hong Kong in the Group stage.

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