Hosts the Philippines are through to the knockout stage of the men's event at the Badminton Asia Team Championships after Chinese Taipei beat Singapore today to secure the home nation a second-place finish in Group C.
The Taiwanese side came from behind to claim a 4-1 win at Rizal Memorial Coliseum in Manila, ensuring top spot in Group C and eliminating their opponents in the process.
Loh Kean Yew gave Singapore the lead with a 21-16, 21-17 victory over Chou Tien-chen, but it was all one-way traffic after that.
Liao Min-chun and Su Ching-heng drew Chinese Taipei level by defeating Jun Liang Andy Kwek and Loh Kean Hean 21-18, 21-15 and they moved in front thanks to Wang Tzu-wei's 21-15, 21-11 success at the expense of Jia Heng Jason Teh.
The win was sealed when Lee Yang and Lu Ching-yao overcame Jia Hao Howin Wong and Chuan Shen Aaron Yong 21-9, 21-7, before Hsueh Hsuan-yi capped off a good day's work by downing Wei Hong Lee 21-18, 21-16.
Awaiting the Philippines in the quarter-finals are holders and Group A winners Indonesia.
Chinese Taipei will face Group D runners-up Japan.
The two other last-eight ties pit Group B winners Malaysia against South Korea and Group D winners Thailand against India.
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Malaysia clinched top spot in Group B after beating India 4-1 today.
The quarter-final line-up has also been decided in the women's event.
Defending champions Japan, who won Group W with a 3-2 win over Malaysia today, will meet Indonesia.
There will also be matches between Chinese Taipei and Malaysia, Kazakhstan and Thailand, and Singapore and South Korea.
Thailand and Chinese Taipei ensured they finished first in Group Y and Group Z today.
They registered 3-2 victories over Indonesia and Singapore respectively.
All eight quarter-final ties are due to take place tomorrow.
They will be followed by the semi-finals on Saturday (February 15) and the finals on Sunday (February 16).