Latest Badminton News and Articles

Jorgensen downs Kenichi for first Super Series title (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 28 October 2013
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 195

KUALA LUMPUR: Japan’s Kenichi Tago’s elusive chase for his first Super Series title continued with a miserable end at the French Open in Paris on Sunday.

On Sunday, the 24-year-old Kenichi blew his chance of making the French Open his most memorable event in his career due to sloppy finishing that saw him lose 19-21, 21-23 to a fired up Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark in the final.Kenichi Tago. The Japanese went lost to Denmark's Jan O Jorgensen in the French Open final.

On several occasions, Kenichi did well to hold the upper hand but became his own worst enemy by making too unforced errors and allowed a confident Jorgensen to romp home with his first Super Series title.

The Japanese, however, can still walk the talk.

On Saturday, he had overcame his biggest stumbling block - World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei to make it a very significant day in his career.

Meanwhilie, in men's doubles, Malaysian top pair Koo Kien Keat-Tan Boon Heong's agonising wait for a Super Series title continued as they went down meekly 16-21, 18-21 to qualifiers Gideon Markus Fernaldi-Markis Kido of Indonesia.

Kien Keat-Boon Heong only lasted for 33 minutes before going down to the spirited pair, who bagged their first title together.

In the women’s singles, world No. 7 Wang Shixian of China overcame a tough challenge by Thailand’s Porntip Buranaprasertsuk to win 21-18, 21-18.

It was the second title for China after Bao Yixin-Tang Jinhua bagged their third straight title by beating compatriots Tian Qing-Zhao Yunlei 21-13, 21-17 in the women’s doubles final.

The young Chinese pair had won the Dutch and Denmark Opens earlier.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: World Champs 2014

playbutton-2014-square-world-championships

Watch Replays

  • Recent News
  • Popular
We're not giving up on you, Chong Wei!

Kuala Lumpur: World number one Lee Chong Wei arrived at the

BAM calls for emergency council meeting

Kuala Lumpur: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) wi

A disturbing rush to judgment over badminton doping case

Kuala Lumpur: Any time when an athlete is linked to a failed

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

Nanjing: Two times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan was one of

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Recommended Videos

  • 2014 All England - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Malaysia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Championships - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Indonesia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Superseries Finals - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Japan Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Singapore Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Hong Kong Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Korea Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Denmark Open - Badminton Videos
Previous Next