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Lee battles to third round of world championships

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World number one Lee Chong Wei was forced to fight for his place in the world championships Wednesday in a thrilling battle with an unseeded opponent. 

Lee Chong Wei returns the shuttlecock against Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka of Indonesia in Jakarta in June. World number one Lee was forced to fight for his place in the world championships Wednesday in a thrilling battle with an unseeded opponent.

The Malaysian's arch rival, Chinese superstar Lin Dan, breezed through his second-round match against Dutch player Eric Pang, winning 21-14, 21-17, leaving him on a collision course for a final against Lee.

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