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CELCOM AXIATA Malaysia Open (April 4th-9th, 2017. Kuching, Malaysia)

10 April 2017

Many Yonex players were in action during this year’s Malaysia Open. In men’s singles, Lin Dan defeated fellow legend, and Malaysian local hero Lee Chong Wei.

Doubles pair Gideon/Kevin took the doubles title.  The pair have been red hot, after taking the last 3 consecutive tournaments; All England Open Badminton Championship, Indonesia Open and Malaysia Open.

In women’s doubles, Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota crushed gold medal duo Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsutomo in the semifinals before outlasting their China’s Chen and Jia in the finals.

1) Men’s Singles

21-19, 21-14
[1] Lee Chong Wei (MAS) (DUORA 10 LCW)

2) Men’s Doubles

[4] Marcus Fernaldi Gideon (INA) (VOLTRIC 70 E-tune)/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (INA) (ARCSABER 11)
21-14, 14-21, 21-12
Fu Haifeng/Zheng Siwei(CHN)

3) Women’s Doubles

Yuki Fukushima (VOLTRIC 80 E-tune)/Sayaka Hirota (JPN) (ARCSABER 11)
21-17, 18-21, 21-12
Huang Yaqiong/Tang Jinhua (CHN)

4) Women’s Singles

[1] Tai Tzu Ying (TPE)
23-25, 22-20, 21-13
[2] Carolina Marin (ESP) (DUORA Z STRIKE)

5) Mixed Doubles

[1] Zheng Siwei/Chen Qingchen (CHN)
21-15, 21-18
[4] Lu Kai/ Huang Yaqiong (CHN)