Latest Badminton News and Articles

Sony downs Taufik for Taiwan Open title

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 23 September 2007
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 1618
SONY Dwi Kuncoro clinched his first title since the 2005 Asian Championships when he beat his more illustrious Indonesian compatriot Taufik Hidayat in the Taiwan Open yesterday. Sony, seeded fourth, won 18-21, 21-6, 21-13 in 62 minutes to hand the latter his second straight defeat in a final. Taufik also made it to the Japan Open final eight days ago but was beaten by Malaysian Lee Chong Wei.

Sony, who came back from a game down to deny Taufik, had shown a return to form by finishing runner-up to China's World No 1 Lin Dan in the World Championships in Kuala Lumpur last month.

Indonesia made it a double when world champions Markis Kido-Hendra Setiawan grabbed the doubles crown beating Denmark's former world champions Lars Paaske-Jonas Rasmussen 21-17, 21-12.

Taking full advantage of the absence of China's top players, Indonesia then secured a third title when their mixed doubles pair of Flandy Limpele-Vita Marissa beat Denmark's Thomas Laybourn-Kamilla Rytter Juhl 21-18, 25-23 in the final.
However, their their attempt for a fourth crown was thwarted by Taiwan's Chien Yu Chin-Cheng Wen Hsing in the women's doubles when they beat Vita and Lilyana Natsir 21-15, 17-21, 21-18.

It was Yu Chin-Wen Hsing's second title of the year after winning the Philippines Open two months ago.

Indonesia Open champion Wang Chen of Hong Kong clinched the women's singles beating Pi Hongyan of France 21-18, 14-21, 26-24.

Results - (All finals) Men's singles: Sony Dwi Kuncoro (Ina) bt Taufik Hidayat (Ina) 18-21, 21-6, 21-13.

Doubles: Markis Kido-Hendra Setiawan (Ina) bt Lars Paaske-Jonas Rasmussen (Den) 21-17, 21-12.

Women's singles: Wang Chen (HK) bt Pi Hongyan (Fra) 21-18, 14-21, 26-24.

Doubles: Chien Yu Chin-Cheng Wen Hsing (Tai) bt Lilyana Natsir-Vita Marissa (Ina) 21-15, 17-21, 21-18.

Mixed doubles: Flandy Limpele-Vita Marissa (Ina) bt Thomas Laybourn-Kamilla Rytter Juhl (Den) 21-18, 25-23.
  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: World Champs 2014

playbutton-2014-square-world-championships

Watch Replays

Related Badminton News

  • Recent News
  • Popular
Lee Chong Wei, Lin Dan to skip French Open

Paris: French Open Superseries badminton will be kick off he

Parupalli Kashyap loses to Chen Long in the semis

Odense: Leading Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap fought val

BAM, it's time to put together a stronger team around Chong Wei

To Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM):While the existin

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Video: Badminton is the most "dangerous" sport on earth

Hanoi: Thanks to the quick work of a match referee, no-one w

The love story of Derek Wong and Vanessa Neo

By Cheryl Tay The love story of Singapore badminton players

Recommended Videos

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