Badminton: Red hot Hon Jian and Ee Wei win Austrian Open, third title triumph in as many tournaments


PETALING JAYA: There's just no stopping national mixed pair Choong Hon Jian-Toh Ee Wei as they won the Austrian Open for their third title in as many tournaments.

Hon Jian-Ee Wei, who were only paired up in February, stunned fifth seeds William Villeger-Sharone Bauer from France 16-21,21-9,21-19 to extend their impressive unbeaten run to 15 which saw them won also the Polish Open in March and Slovenian International Series last week.

Wan Arif Wan Junaidi-Haikal Nazri made it a double joy for Malaysia when they secured their maiden senior title in the men's doubles event.

The national team rookies scored a comprehensive 21-17,21-15 win over Lucas Corvee-Ronan Labar of France.

Malaysia was also represented in the women's doubles final but Anna Cheong-Yap Cheng Wen found Indonesia's Ni Ketut Mahadewi-Serena Kani too hot to handle as they went down 11-21,16-21.



FINAL RESULTS

Men's singles: Panji Ahmad Maulana (Ina) bt Arnaud Merkle (Fra) 11-21,21-8,21-15.

Men's doubles: Wan Arif Wan Junaidi-Haikal Nazri (Mas) bt Lucas Corvee-Ronan Labar (Fra) 21-17,21-15.

Women's singles: Clara Azurmendi (Spa) bt Yaelle Hoyaux (Fra) 21-6 21-14.

Women's doubles: Ni Ketut Mahadewi-Serena Kani (Ina) bt Anna Cheong-Yap Cheng Wen (Mas) 21-11,21-16.

Mixed doubles: Choong Hon Jian-Toh Ee Wei (Mas) bt William Villeger-Sharone Bauer (Fra) 16-21,21-9,21-19.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Badminton

Sze Fei-Izzuddin bow out in semis, all eyes on Momota-Viktor final
Chance to get even in Paris
List of retirements makes it a somewhat listless tourney
June Wei crashes out but Tze Yong ‘Czechs’ into semis
Zii Jia loses to Victor, Sze Fei-Izzuddin face Danish pair in semis
Kian Meng-Pei Jing fail to get the better of Japanese pair
Go slay more giants
Sze Fei-Izzuddin enter Denmark Open quarters but Aaron-Wooi Yik crash out
Soon Huat and Shevon’s plan to come good in Denmark goes awry
Mixed fortunes in early rounds for Indonesia’s Thomas Cup heroes

Others Also Read


Vouchers