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China's Chen Long beats Chong Wei in Korea Open final (pic)

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Category: Badminton News Published: 12 January 2014
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 6034

SEOUL: Chen Long of China denied Lee Chong Wei a fourth Korea Open title when he upstaged the World No 1 in Seoul today.

An agressive Chen Long notched a 21-14, 21-15 win over Chong Wei, the defending champion, in a 56-minute final.Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei looks down after losing a point against China's Chen Long during their men's singles final match at the Korea Open Badminton tournament in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Chen won the match 21-14, 21-15.

It was the repeat of last year Denmark Open final in October which was also clinched in straight games by Chen Long. 

China's Chen Long celebrates after winning over Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei at their men's singles final match at the Korea Open Badminton tournament in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Chen won the match 21-14, 21-15. Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei returns a shot against China's Chen Long during their men's singles final match at the Korea Open Badminton tournament in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. Chen won the match 21-14, 21-15.

The duo are expected to battle for the Malaysia Open crown when the premier super series tournament begins at Putra Stadium in Bukit Jalil on Tuesday.

 

 

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