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China Dominates Li-Ning China Open Finals

China emerged victorious in all four finals at the Li-Ning China Open today, showcasing their dominance in badminton. Chen Long and Li Xuerui claimed the singles titles, while Ma Jin and Xu Chen won the mixed doubles, and Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen and Yu Yang/Wang Xiaoli secured the men’s and women’s doubles titles, respectively.

Chen Long and Li Xuerui Triumph in Singles

In the men’s singles final, Chen Long, the top seed and former world junior champion, faced off against Wang Zhengming. Although Wang put up a strong fight, Chen Long’s skill and determination enabled him to clinch the title with a score of 21-19 21-18.

Li Xuerui, the Olympic champion, demonstrated her supremacy in the women’s singles final against Ratchanok Intanon. Li Xuerui’s swift and powerful play overwhelmed her opponent, resulting in a resounding victory of 21-12 21-9.

Ma Jin and Xu Chen Shine in Mixed Doubles

Ma Jin and Xu Chen continued their winning streak, claiming their fourth consecutive Superseries title in mixed doubles. Their formidable performance against Chang Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying of Malaysia concluded with a score of 21-15 21-17.

Defending Champions Reign Supreme

The defending champions, Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen and Yu Yang/Wang Xiaoli, proved their mettle once again. Boe and Mogensen emerged victorious in the men’s doubles final, defeating Lee Yong Dae and Ko Sung Hyun of Korea with a score of 21-15 21-14.

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Yu Yang, who now shares the record for the most Superseries titles with Lee Chong Wei, triumphed in the women’s doubles final alongside Wang Xiaoli. Their opponents, Miyuki Maeda and Satoko Suetsuna from Japan, put up a valiant fight but had to retire due to an injury, resulting in a score of 21-19 14-7.

FAQs

What were the highlights of the Li-Ning China Open finals?

The highlight of the Li-Ning China Open finals was China’s dominant performance, winning all four titles. Chen Long and Li Xuerui showcased their skills in the singles finals, while Ma Jin and Xu Chen continued their winning streak in mixed doubles. The defending champions, Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen and Yu Yang/Wang Xiaoli, also secured victories in their respective doubles categories.

Who were the standout players in the finals?

Chen Long and Li Xuerui were the standout players in the singles finals. Chen Long’s strategic play and Wang Zhengming’s resilient performance made for an intense match, with Chen Long emerging as the victor. Li Xuerui’s speed and precision overwhelmed Ratchanok Intanon, securing her place as the women’s singles champion.

Were there any surprises in the finals?

There were no major surprises in the Li-Ning China Open finals. China’s dominance in the tournament was expected, given their formidable line-up. However, the injury-led retirement of Miyuki Maeda and Satoko Suetsuna in the women’s doubles final did bring about an unexpected conclusion.

Conclusion

The Li-Ning China Open showcased China’s badminton prowess, with their players claiming victory in all four finals. Chen Long, Li Xuerui, Ma Jin, Xu Chen, Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen, and Yu Yang/Wang Xiaoli exhibited exceptional skills and determination throughout the tournament. Their performances are a testament to China’s dominance in the world of badminton.

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