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China’s Dominance at Victor Korea Open 2014

China’s badminton players put on an impressive display at the Victor Korea Open 2014, securing spots in the finals across multiple categories. With two titles already guaranteed in Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles, the Chinese players have shown their skill and determination.

Women’s Doubles Final

Luo Ying and Luo Yu, a young Women’s Doubles pair, made their mark in the semi-finals by defeating their Japanese opponents, Reika Kakiiwa and Miyuki Maeda. They now face the challenge of competing against their accomplished compatriots Bao Yixin and Tang Jinhua in the final. This promises to be a thrilling match, as the Luo twins aim to capture their first Superseries title.

Women's Doubles

Men’s Singles Final

The Men’s Singles final will be a clash between the top two seeds: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and Chen Long of China. Lee Chong Wei, the three-time champion, displayed his skills in the semi-final against Kenichi Tago. Although it was a tactical affair with a reduced pace, Lee’s ability to shift momentum and his astounding defense proved to be the deciding factors. Now, he faces the challenge of overcoming Chen Long, who has defeated him in their previous three encounters.

Men's Singles

Women’s Singles Semi-Final

Defending champion Sung Ji Hyun from Korea and World champion Ratchanok Intanon from Thailand engaged in an entertaining and intense semi-final match. With contrasting styles and high intensity, both players showcased their skills. In the end, Ratchanok Intanon emerged victorious with a 24-22 11-21 21-17 victory. However, the final against Wang Yihan poses a different challenge for Intanon, as Wang Yihan holds an unbeaten record of 7-0 against her.

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Women's Singles

Finals Preview

The finals of the Victor Korea Open 2014 promise to be exciting and closely contested. With China’s dominance evident in multiple categories, the stage is set for intense matches. The players will need to bring their best skills and strategies to secure victory in this prestigious tournament.

FAQs

1. How many titles have Bao Yixin and Tang Jinhua won together?

Bao Yixin and Tang Jinhua have an impressive record, having won all five events they have played since October 2013, including three Superseries titles.

2. Who are the defending champions in Mixed Doubles?

Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei of China are the defending champions in Mixed Doubles.

3. Who will Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei face in the final?

Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei will face their compatriots Xu Chen and Ma Jin in the Mixed Doubles final.

Conclusion

The Victor Korea Open 2014 has showcased the immense talent and skill of Chinese badminton players. With their presence in the finals across various categories, they have demonstrated their dominance in the sport. The upcoming matches are sure to be intense and captivating, as the players vie for the coveted titles. Stay tuned to Carnegiecentre for all the latest updates on the world of badminton.

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