Lee Chong Wei wins historic 12th Malaysia Open title

Lee Chong Wei wins historic 12th Malaysia Open title

By: Sports Desk |

Revealed: July 1, 2018 7:38:04 pm


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Lee, who was dominant from the beginning, accomplished the rout in 71 minutes. (Supply: Reuters)

Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei defeated Japan’s Kento Momota 21-17 23-21 on Sunday to safe a historic 12th Malaysia Open title. Lee, who was dominant from the beginning, accomplished the rout in 71 minutes. With this victory, Momota’s 21-match successful streak has additionally come to an finish. Within the ladies’s singles closing, prime seed Tai Tzu Ying from Taiwan noticed off China’s He Bingjiao 22-20, 21-11.

Chatting with reporters after the match, Lee admitted that he was underneath strain to dleiver. “There was some pressure for me to win this tournament.”

“Now I have won the Malaysia Open for the 12th time. I hope this will encourage me to do well at the world championships and Asian Games.” The world quantity six Lee left Momota hapless together with his sharp overhead drives to take the opening sport 21-17 in 30 minutes backed by a raucous dwelling crowd.

Momota was stuffed with reward for Lee. “Even though he is 12 to 13-years older, he is a strong player and still dominates men’s badminton.”

OTHER RESULTS

Males’s singles: Lee Chong Wei defeated Kento Momota- 21-17, 23-21.

Blended doubles: Zheng Siwei-Huang Yaqiong defeated Wang Yilyu-Huang Dongping- 21-19, 21-18.

Ladies’s doubles: Misaki Matsutomo-Ayaka Takahashi defeated Chen Qingchen-Jia Yifan- 21-12, 21-12.

Ladies’s singles: Tai Tzu-ying defeated He Bingjiao  22-20, 21-11

Males’s doubles: Takeshi Kamura-Keigo Sonoda defeated Hiroyuki Endo-Yuta Watanabe- 21-Eight, 21-10.

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