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Men’s Singles dynamo Simon Santoso made a triumphant return to the top flight of badminton, defeating world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei in a stunning display at the OUE Singapore Open 2014 finals.

Santoso Dominates Lee Chong Wei

The Indonesian player showcased his exceptional skills and dominance in the match, outplaying Lee with his powerful forehand shots and strategic aggression. Santoso took an early lead and never looked back, leaving the crowd stunned and chanting his name. Lee struggled to find his rhythm and made several errors throughout the game.

Santoso’s Unforgettable Performance

With confidence and composure, Santoso quickly secured the first game and continued his impressive display in the second game. His lethal forehand shots and well-placed drives left Lee unable to respond effectively. Despite a brief comeback attempt from Lee, Santoso remained focused and maintained his lead until the end. The match concluded with an unfortunate error from Lee, resulting in Santoso’s victory and his third World Superseries title.

Bao Yixin and Tang Jinhua’s Unbeaten Streak Continues

In another thrilling match, China’s Bao Yixin and Tang Jinhua displayed their dominance in Women’s Doubles, claiming their ninth title in 11 tournaments. The Chinese duo faced the Danish pair of Christinna Pedersen and Kamilla Rytter Juhl, who took the first game with a strong performance. However, Bao and Tang quickly found their rhythm and turned the game around with their impeccable net play and strategic shot selection. They emerged victorious after a hard-fought battle, securing their sixth World Superseries triumph.

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Highlights of the Tournament

  • Wang Yihan defended her Women’s Singles championship with a flawless performance, defeating Li Xuerui in straight games.
  • Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir retained their Mixed Doubles title with a convincing victory over Riky Widianto and Puspita Richi Dili.
  • Cai Yun and Lu Kai emerged as the Men’s Doubles champions, defeating Lee Sheng Mu and Tsai Chia Hsin in a commanding display.


The OUE Singapore Open 2014 witnessed an extraordinary performance by Simon Santoso, who defeated Lee Chong Wei with his exceptional skills and strategic play. Bao Yixin and Tang Jinhua continued their unbeaten streak in Women’s Doubles, securing their ninth title in 11 tournaments. Wang Yihan, Tontowi Ahmad, Liliyana Natsir, Cai Yun, and Lu Kai also showcased their brilliance, adding excitement to the tournament. Overall, the OUE Singapore Open 2014 showcased the talents and determination of these exceptional badminton players.

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