Latest Badminton News and Articles

Chong Wei Feng stamps his mark over Kenichi Tago in Men’s Singles first round at Japan Open 2012 (pic)

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 20 September 2012
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 411

Malaysia’s upcoming shuttler Chong Wei Feng proved his mettle on court in Men’s Singles first round contest and stamped his mark over the home favourite Kenichi Tago at the Yonex Japan Open 2012 at Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, September 19.

It was one of the best battles of the day as the lower ranked Wei Feng gave a spectacular show of aggressive and positive badminton and outplayed the World Number Nine Tago who was seeded at number five in Men’s Singles world placements.Chong Wei Feng stamps his mark over Kenichi Tago in Men’s Singles first round at Japan Open 2012

Wei Feng was in his prime form on court as he played with impressive badminton and defied all odds to overpower Tago in a nail-biting contest in rubber games with a thrilling margin on the score board.

On the contrary, the higher ranked Tago had to work really hard to live up to the expectations of his home fans but he failed to prove his worth in the ending points of final set and eventually crashed out in the opening round.

The Malaysian shuttler failed to play well in opening set of the contest as Tago played with impressive speed and remained successful in taking a remarkable lead until the mid-game interval.

After the break, Wei Feng tried his best to find his flow but failed to put up strong show and eventually lost the opening set with a huge margin of 8-21.

However, it was Wei Feng’s show in the second game as he put up spectacular show and remained successful in winning the second game with a 21-16 score on the board.

The deciding set was almost identical when Wei Feng continued his positive run and thrashed his challenger by taking it with a reasonable margin of 21-17.

Wei Feng won this contest in three games with a superb 8-21, 21-16 and 21-17 score on the board.

After the match Chong Wei stated, “The first game was very hard to control because of the draft in the hall. I think he faced the same situation in the second game. So in the third game, I knew I had to change my tactics to win so I started to attack more and it worked.”

In Men’s Singles second round, Wei Feng will play against Ajay Jayaram who is an in-form shuttler.

  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: Chinese Taipei 2014

playbutton-2014-square-chinese-taipei-open
Watch Replays
  • Recent News
  • Popular
Glasgow 2014: PV Sindhu, Guru, Kashyap reach quarters

Glasgow: Indian shuttlers P.V Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, R.M

Glasgow 2014: Goh V Shem-Lim Yin Loo falters, other Malaysian advance

Glasgow: The mixed doubles scratch pair of Goh V Shem-Lim Yi

Glasgow 2014: One down, more to go for Malaysia

Glasgow: Malaysia shuttlers showed great spirit in the first

Another Not-So-Smart move by BWF

Kuala Lumpur: Despite good intentions, from constant efforts

Incredible! China wins 13 titles in 16 Uber Cup Final Appearances

New Delhi: After the Thomas Cup heartbreak yesterday, China

Lee Chong Wei wins 2013 BWF Male Player of the Year

New Delhi: Lee Chong Wei was named the BWF Male Player of th

Recommended Videos

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