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The YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open 2017 is heating up with some exciting semi-finals on the horizon. Today, we witnessed thrilling matches that added new twists to some of the season’s most captivating storylines.

Men’s Doubles: Gideon/Sukamuljo on a Winning Streak

Indonesian duo Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo continue their remarkable run of success in Men’s Doubles. They defeated Malaysia’s Ong Yew Sin and Tan Wee Kiong (21-14 21-17) to secure a spot in their eighth final out of ten tournaments on this year’s MetLife BWF World Superseries tour. With their eyes set on a sixth title, Gideon and Sukamuljo are proving to be a formidable force in the badminton world.

Men’s Doubles: The Battle for the Finals

The top-seeded pair, Li Junhui and Liu Yuchen of China, will face the challenge of stopping Gideon and Sukamuljo’s winning streak. Although Li and Liu have lost all three encounters against the Indonesian duo this season, they are determined to turn the tables in the semi-finals.

Men’s Doubles: Clash of the Titans

The other semi-final in the Men’s Doubles category will feature Denmark’s Mads Conrad-Petersen and Mads Pieler Kolding against the rising stars Takuto Inoue and Yuki Kaneko of Japan. This will be the first time these two pairs meet on the court, adding an element of excitement and unpredictability to the match.

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Men’s Singles: Battle of Experience vs. Youth

In the Men’s Singles category, seasoned stars Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and Chen Long of China will face off against young players looking to make their mark. Lee Chong Wei, having defeated Korea’s Son Wan Ho (21-11 21-12) with his impressive skills, will now take on Shi Yuqi. Meanwhile, Chen Long will be up against Danish youngster Anders Antonsen, who has climbed to world No.13 this week. These matches promise to be intense and captivating.

Women’s Singles: A Clash of Contenders

The Women’s Singles category is a battle between four top contenders currently ranked No.2 to No.5 on the Destination Dubai Rankings. Defending champion Tai Tzu Ying, who has recently recovered from a shoulder injury, is in top form and ready to face Sung Ji Hyun of Korea. Sung Ji Hyun beat China’s He Bingjiao (21-15 13-21 21-15) in a tightly contested match to secure her place in the semi-finals. The other Women’s Singles semi-final will see Pusarla V Sindhu of India and Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand go head-to-head. Intanon has a 4-1 head-to-head advantage over Sindhu, making this match an exciting clash of two talented players.

Women’s Doubles: Chen/Jia vs. Kititharakul/Prajongjai

In the Women’s Doubles category, top seeds Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan of China will face Thailand’s Jongkolphan Kititharakul and Rawinda Prajongjai. The Thai duo caused an upset by defeating the No.4 seeds Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota of Japan (21-12 21-19) and are determined to continue their impressive performance.

Mixed Doubles: China Dominates

The Mixed Doubles category will witness an all-China clash between Chen Qingchen and Zheng Siwei, and Wang Yilyu and Huang Dongping. Chen Qingchen and Zheng Siwei are aiming to add another title to their collection, while their opponents are determined to put up a strong fight.

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Mixed Doubles: Denmark’s Christiansen/Pedersen Continue Their Journey

Denmark’s Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen, who finished as runners-up in China last week, are through to the semi-finals once again. They will face Japan’s Takuro Hoki and Sayaka Hirota in what promises to be a thrilling match.

Conclusion

The YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open 2017 is delivering on its promise of exciting badminton action. With top players battling it out in each category, fans can expect intense matches and surprising outcomes. Stay tuned for the finals, where the champions will be crowned.

FAQs

Q: When is the YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open 2017 finals?
A: The finals of the YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open 2017 will take place on [date].

Q: Where can I find the results of the YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open 2017 matches?
A: You can find the results of the YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open 2017 matches here.