Wuhan,China: Lee Chong Wei , Malaysian ace player, set up semi final with his arch rival, Lin Dan of China after both players won their quarter-final matches of the Asian Badminton Championship.

Lee Chong Wei (left) & Lin Dan (right) are the top two players currently

Chong Wei, the defending champion, defeated Hsu Jen Hao of Taiwan 21-18 and 21-13 while Lin Dan edged another Taiwanese player, the seventh seed Chou Tien Chen; 21-14 and 21-12 in another quarter-final.

Both players have met 38 times with the last at the Malaysia Open Super Series Premier Tournament in Kuching, early this month which saw Lin Dan winning 21-19, 21-14.

Chong Wei is the only Malaysian survivor in the tournament as two other representatives lost to their respective opponents.