Saturday, September 25, 2010

Home Clinches Clean Sweep in China Masters

Changzhou (9/19)- China repeated successful Paris results as they won all titles in China Masters Super Series. Defending Lin Dan won his third China Masters crown with a 21-15, 13-21, and 21-14 victory over teammate Chen Long in an hour and 10 minutes.

“It is good to win the title after the disappointment of losing in the World Championships and it is a good confidence booster for me,” said Lin Dan who suffered a quarter-final defeat in World Championship last month.

“Chen Long gave me a tough fight and made it difficult for me but I am happy to have won the title.”

2010 World Championship finalist Wang Xin triumphed in women's singles final after she surmounted Denmark's Tine Baun 21-13, 21-9.

“She (Wang Xin) played really well and deserved to win. I just have to go back and work on my game to improve myself,” said Tine who beat world number one Wang Yihan in the semi-final.

In the men's doubles, world champions Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng vanquished fourth-seeded Ko Sung-hyun and Yoo Yeon-seong of Korea, 21-14 and 21-19.

In the all-Chinese finals in mixed doubles final, Tao Jiaming and Tian Qing emerged as the winner as they subjugated newly-paired Xu Chen and Yu Yang in an easy straight sets, 21-11 and 21-14. In the women's doubles, Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli beat teammates Bao Yixin and Lu Lu 21-8 and 21-8.

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