• Son Wan-ho overtakes no. 1 Chen Long with Hong Kong triumph

    Hong Kong: After Chong Wei Feng of Malaysia handed him the first round exit at last week's China Open, a rejuvenated Son Wan-ho of Korea came roaring out of the gates in the men's singles final to beat world champion Chen Long of China 21-19, 21-16 for the Hong Kong Open title on Sunday.Chen Long (yellow shirt) stands on theh podium with Son Wan-ho

    Chen Long (yellow shirt) stands on theh podium with Son Wan-ho

  • Nozomi Okuhara upsets Carolina Marin in Hong Kong semis

    Hong Kong: Nozomi Okuhara stunned Carolina Marin to book a clash with Tai Tzu-ying in the women's final of the BWF Hong Kong Open.

    Japan's Okuhara overcame the world and European champion 21-13 21-9 in a dominant display, and she will now meet sixth seed Tai in Sunday's showdown.At the age of 16, Nozomi Okuhara, became the youngest women's singles champion ever at the All Japan Badminton Championships in 2011

    At the age of 16, Nozomi Okuhara, became the youngest women's singles champion ever at the All Japan Badminton Championships in 2011

  • New Zealand Badminton Open finals takeaways: Upsets, joys and disappointments

    Auckland: The New Zealand Badminton Open tournament had several upsets and thrilling games that made for a nail-biting last day of action.

    The first upset was created by Taiwan's sixth seed, Wang Tzu Wei who defeated his top-seeded compatriot Hsu Jen Hao to take the men's singles title 21-9 21-13.Renuga Veeran/Rosie Tang (AUS) claim doubles crown in Auckland by defeating Mami Naito/Shizuka Matsuo (JPN) 21-13, 10-21, 21-18

    Renuga Veeran/Rosie Tang (AUS) claim doubles crown in Auckland by defeating Mami Naito/Shizuka Matsuo (JPN) 21-13, 10-21, 21-18

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