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US Open GP: Nguyen Tien Minh wins second consecutive title

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Category: Badminton News Published: 13 July 2014
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New York: Nguyen Tien Minh was crowned men's singles champion at U.S. Open on Sunday after a 2-1 victory over the second seeded Tien Chen Chou of Taiwan. This was Nguyen Tien Minh's third win against the world number 22 Chou Tien Chen.

Nguyen Tien Minh wins US Open Championship in 2013, and 2014
Nguyen Tien Minh wins US Open Championship in 2013, and 2014

Nguyen Tien Minh wins US Open Championship in 2013, and 2014

Both players got off the first set aggressively. The first game showcased the incredible mental strength that keeps Nguyen surviving when he was trailing 13-6. Nguyen responded with some high quality shots and slowly climbing back to score 11 of the next 12 points. He eventually took the first set 21-19 by hitting several jump smashes at the end of the game.

Nguyen Tien Minh's sagging play in the second set created opportunities for Chin Chou Tien to finish the game with 21-14 easily.

Despite fierce resistance from the world number 22 Chin Chou Tien in the deciding game, Tien Minh was able to regain his focus to win the third set 21-19 and defended his US Open title in 69 minutes.

In men’s doubles final, Thailand's world number 18 Maneepong Jongjit-Nipitphon Puangpuapech shocked world number 4 Mathias Boe-Carsten Mogensen of Denmark with a 21-17 15-21 21-18 victory.

Other results of US Open Championships finals:

Mixed Doubles: Muhammad Rijal-Vita Marissa (Indonesia) defeated Maneepong Jongjit-Sapsiree Taerattanachai (Thailand) 21-16 21-19

Women's Singles: Zhang Beiwen (U.S.A.) defeated Kana Ito (Japan) 21-8 21-17

Women's Doubles: Shendy Puspa Irawati-Vita Marissa (Indonesia) defeated Puttita Supajirakul-Sapsiree Taerattanachai (Thailand) 21-15 21-10

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