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Germany Shines at Djarum Indonesia Open Superseries Premier

Germany had an exceptional day at the Djarum Indonesia Open Superseries Premier, with their top two singles stars making it to the finals. Marc Zwiebler secured a convincing victory against local favorite Tommy Sugiarto in a one-sided Men’s Singles contest. Juliane Schenk, on the other hand, had an intense battle against defending Women’s Singles champion Saina Nehwal of India. In the end, Schenk emerged victorious in a thrilling match.

Exciting Finals Await

Tomorrow’s showdown will see Marc Zwiebler taking on the three-time champion Lee Chong Wei from Malaysia in the Men’s Singles final. In the Women’s Singles final, Juliane Schenk will face top seed Li Xuerui from China. The Women’s Doubles will be an all-China affair, while the Men’s Doubles final will feature Hendra Setiawan and Mohd Ahsan from Indonesia challenging second seeds Lee Yong Dae and Ko Sung Hyun from Korea. The Mixed Doubles final will showcase the Danish duo Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Christinna Pedersen against Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei from China.

Schenk’s Triumph

The match between Schenk and Nehwal was an intriguing one. Despite Nehwal being the clear favorite, Schenk took an early lead and showcased her aggressive game. However, the tide turned when Nehwal gradually made a comeback, and Schenk lost her composure, allowing Nehwal to take the game. Undeterred, Schenk regrouped and showcased her astute play, dominating Nehwal with her attacking game. Schenk’s well-executed jump smashes, sharp interceptions, and delicate net shots were too much for Nehwal to handle. In the end, Schenk sealed her victory with a tight net shot.

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Li Xuerui’s Triumph

In the other semifinal, top seed Li Xuerui faced off against the tenacious Yip Pui Yin from Hong Kong. After a challenging battle, Li Xuerui emerged as the victor, overcoming Yip with a score of 17-21 21-11 21-11.

Exciting Highlights

  • Russian duo Vladimir Ivanov and Ivan Sozonov put up an impressive fight against Indonesia’s Hendra Setiawan and Mohammad Ahsan. Although the Indonesians had a tactical advantage in the first game, Sozonov and Ivanov turned the tables by dominating net exchanges. Setiawan, usually composed, made several serving errors. In the end, Setiawan and Ahsan managed to secure the win with a score of 21-10 20-22 21-14.
  • Unfortunately, it was a disappointing day for the hosts, Indonesia. Both their Men’s Singles contenders, Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka and Tommy Sugiarto, as well as their Mixed Doubles pair, Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir, suffered defeat in straight games.
  • The Women’s Doubles final will feature a clash between Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli against Bao Yixin and Cheng Shu. In the all-China semifinals, Bao Yixin and Cheng Shu surprised Olympic champions Tian Qing and Zhao Yunlei with a score of 21-17 22-20. Meanwhile, top seeds Yu and Wang had a relatively smoother path to the final, defeating Ma Jin and Tang Jinhua with a score of 21-18 21-16.

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FAQs

  1. Who won the Men’s Singles semifinal between Marc Zwiebler and Tommy Sugiarto?

    • Marc Zwiebler emerged victorious with a score of 21-17 21-10.
  2. Who will Juliane Schenk face in the Women’s Singles final?

    • Juliane Schenk will face top seed Li Xuerui from China in the final.
  3. What was the score of the Women’s Doubles semifinal between Bao Yixin/Cheng Shu and Tian Qing/Zhao Yunlei?

    • Bao Yixin and Cheng Shu won the semifinal with a score of 21-17 22-20.
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Conclusion

The Djarum Indonesia Open Superseries Premier has been filled with thrilling matches and surprising victories. Germany’s top singles stars, Marc Zwiebler and Juliane Schenk, have displayed exceptional skills throughout the tournament. As we approach the final matches, the excitement continues to build. Stay tuned to witness the crowning of the champions in each category.