Home > Sport > Other Sports
Monday March 4, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Thursday April 18, 2013 MYT 1:09:50 AM
PETALING JAYA: World No. 2 Chen Long easily reached the men’s singles final of the German Open GP Gold badminton championships in Mulheim on Saturday.
The 24-year-old proved too strong for compatriot Qiao Bin, strolling to a 21-8, 21-16. He will face Indonesia’s Tommy Sugiarto in the final. Tommy defeated Thai Boonsak Ponsana 21-19, 21-12 in the other semi-final.
China are also guaranteed of the men’s doubles title after scratch pair Chai Biao-Hong Wei eliminated third seeds Kim Ki-jung-Kim Sa-rang of South Korea 15-21, 21-19, 21-13.
They will face compatriots Qiu Zihan-Liu Xiaolong for the title.
In the women’s singles, Juliane Schenk kept the home interest alive after beating Japan’s Sayaka Takahashi 21-17, 21-19 to set up a final date with second seed Wang Yihan of China.
Men’s singles: Chen Long (Chn) bt Qiao Bin (Chn) 21-8, 21-16;
Tommy Sugiarto (Ina) bt Boonsak Ponsana (Tha) 21-19, 21-12.
Men’s doubles: Chai Biao-Hong Wei (Chn) bt Kim Ki-jung-Kim
Sa-rang (Kor) 15-21, 21-19, 21-13; Qiu Zihan-Liu Xiaolong (Chn)
bt Lee Sheng-mu-Tsai Chia-hsin (Tpe) 21-19, 21-19.
Women’s singles: Juliane Schenk (Ger) bt Sayaka Takahashi
(Jpn) 21-17, 21-19; Wang Yihan (Chn) bt Sung Ji-hyun (Kor) 21-
19, 8-21, 21-16.
Women’s doubles: Jung Kyung-eun-Kim Ha-na (Kor) bt Misaki
Matsutomo-Ayaka Takahashi (Jpn) 22-20, 21-17; Ma Jin-Tang
Jinhua (Chn) bt Eom Hye-won-Jang Ye-na (Kor) 21-8, 21-14.
Mixed doubles: Shin Baek-cheol-Jang Ye-na (Kor) bt Robert
Mateusiak-Nadiezda Zieba (Pol) 21-15, 18-21, 21-18; Anders
Kristiansen-Julie Houmann (Den) bt Chris Adcock-Gabrielle
White (Eng) 21-19, 19-21, 21-19.
Tags / Keywords:
Others, Sport, Sport, Sport, badminton, German Open GP Gold, Chen Long
'Happy' Bale rules out Manchester United move
Khoroshilov puts Russia back on ski map
Rio 2016 says clean up target for sail bay still holds
Bank of England's Carney limbers up for London Marathon
Dynamic and Stylish BMW X1
Healthy living in the heart of Ampang
EU-wide toll could end road spat with Germany - transport chief
Unesco recognition for Leaning Tower still in progress
Astro to stream Thaipusam ceremony live for 20 hours
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)