South Korean Lee Yong-dae and Shin Baek-cheol grabbed the 2009 German Open men's doubles title by beating Kenichi Hayakawa and Kenta Kazuno of Japan, 21-13 and 21-16. Creating 18 smash winners, it took only 27 minutes for the Korean fifth seed to win. It was Lee Yong-dae's first title with his new partner Shin Baek-cheol in their first tournament.
It was all-Chinese finals in the four other events. In the men's singles, Bao Chunlai defeated junior compatriot Gong Weijie 21-18, 21-14. Wang Yihan captured the women's singles title with a 20-22, 21-13, and 21-11 victory over Zhu Lin.
Zhao Yunlei grabbed two titles from women's doubles and mixed doubles. Cheng Shu and she surpassed teammates Pan Pan/Tian Qing 18-21, 21-13, and 21-16, while with Xu Chen, she overcame Zheng Bo and Ma Jin 21-18, 23-21.