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Axelsen downs Chong Wei to claim Japan Open title


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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Lee Chong Wei's wish to win his 100th career final did not materialise when he was dethroned by Viktor Axelsen at the Japan Open.

On Sunday, the 34-year-old Lee went down 14-21, 21-19, 14-21 to reigning world champion Axelsen of Denmark in 75 minutes in the men's singles final in Tokyo.

   

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