Jan Jorgensen and Sung Ji Hyun lift German Open titles

Jan Jorgensen and Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka (Photo: German Open Badminton)

Mulheim: Denmark’s top-seeded European champion Jan Jorgensen needed only 31 minutes to defeat Indonesian Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka 21-12, 21-13 in the men’s singles final on Sunday to become the first Denmark player to have ever won the German Open title.Jan Jorgensen and Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka (Photo: German Open Badminton)


On the contrary, South Korean Sung Ji Hyun fought tooth and nail to get back to the game when Carolina Marin of Spain was able to force a decider. Nonetheless, Carolina Marin was clearly running out of steam in the decider as Sung Ji Hyun finally came out on top 21-15,14-21,21-6 in the three-set match that lasted 68 minutes.Sung Ji-Hyun (Photo: German Open Badminton)

Meanwhile, the fairytale run came to an end for Indonesian women’s doubles pair Della Destiara Haris/Rosyita Eka Putri Sari when they lost to second seeds Christinna Pedersen/Kamilla Rytter Juhl of Denmark 18-21, 21-17, 9-21 in 59 minutes.

Mads Conrad-Petersen/Mads Pieler Kolding of Denmark beat Russian pair Vladimir Ivanov/Ivan Sozonov 22-20, 21-19 for the men’s doubles title, and Mads Pieler Kolding/Kamilla Rytter Juhl of Denmark prevailed over compatriots Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Christinna Pedersen to take home the mixed doubles title.


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