Badminton: World number 1 Viktor Axelsen wins the Indonesia Masters title

“I really like taking part in right here in Istora and I all the time dream of successful a event in Istora. It is a mythical venue, in an effort to have carried out this is one thing very particular to me,” Axelsen, 28, instructed journalists.

Axelsen’s win got here after beating house favourite Anthony Sinisuka Ginting within the semi-finals.

In girls’s singles, China’s Chen Yufei defeated Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon to win her first identify since her gold medal on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

She defeated Ratchanok, who gained the 2020 Indonesian Masters girls’s identify, in a 74-minute three-set fit 21-16, 18-21, 21-15.

“I’m more than pleased that I were given the gold medal nowadays. I had some difficulties throughout the race, however I’m more than pleased that I overcame them and secured the victory,” stated the sector quantity 4, Chen.

Chen secured a spot within the finals after beating compatriot He Bingjiao 21-17, 21-14 within the semifinals.

After the Indonesia Masters, the Indonesia Open begins on June 14 and lasts till June 19.

The back-to-back tournaments had been lengthy awaited via badminton fanatics after just about 3 years with no are living target audience within the Indonesian capital because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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