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Category: Badminton News Published: 19 September 2011
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KUALA LUMPUR: South Koreans Jung Jae-sung-Lee Yong-dae prevented China from making a clean sweep at the China Masters badminton cham­pion­ships by lifting the men’s doubles title in Changzhou yesterday.

The world number two survived a strong challenge from four-time world champions Cai Yun-Fu Haifeng to win 21-17, 21-10 in a 38-minute final.

China won the other four titles but two walkouts in the women’s singles and women’s doubles events marred the seventh leg of the Super Series event.

Wang Shixian bagged the singles crown after compatriot Jiang Yanjiao conceded a walkover due to a knee injury.

Indomitable pair: South Korea’s Jung Jae-sung (left) and Lee Yong-dae beat China’s Cai Yun-Fu Haifeng to win the China Masters men’s doubles title Sunday.

In the doubles, Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli conceded a walkover to Huan Xia and Tang Jinhua after Yu Yang came down with a leg injury.

Final results

Men’s singles: Chen Long (Chn) bt Chen Jin (Chn) 21-16, 22-20.

Men’s doubles: Jung Jae-sung-Lee Yong-dae (Kor) bt Cai Yun-Fu Haifeng (Chn) 21-17, 21-10.

Women’s singles: Wang Shixian (Chn) bt Jiang Yanjiao (Chn) 21-16, 8-5 (rtd).

Women’s doubles: Huan Xia-Tang Jinhua (Chn) bt Wang Xiaoli-Yu Yang (Chn) 21-19 (rtd).

Mixed doubles: Xu Chen-Ma Jin (Chn) bt Yoo Yeon-seong-Jang Ye-na (Kor) 21-13, 21-16.

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