World No. 7 goes down to Axelsen in 100th career final


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  • Monday, 25 Sep 2017

Cool Dane rules: Viktor Axelsen and Lee Chong Wei posing for photographers during the prize presentation at the Japan Open badminton championships in Tokyo yesterday. — AFP

PETALING JAYA: Lee Chong Wei’s wish to be a champion in his 100th career final did not materialise when he was dethroned at the Japan Open.

The 34-year-old Malaysian went down 14-21, 21-19, 14-21 to reigning world champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in a 75-minute men’s singles clash in Tokyo.

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