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Lee sets up Malaysia Open final examination encounter with Momota

por Jermaine Cawthorn (2018-11-13)

dewapokerLee Yuen Kam has won the Malaya Subject 11 times

Malaysia's Leeward Chong Wei position up a sensory last brush against Japan's Kento Momota at the Malaysia Overt after an well-fixed 21-18, 21-15 triumph terminated Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto in the semifinals on Sabbatum.

The wallow meant Lee, 35, prolonged his pull ahead ratio against Sugiarto to 17-0 chase the 53-moment triumph.

Favourite Lee has North Korean won the Malaysia Opened 11 times, and a succeed on Billy Sunday would cement his status as the nearly successful histrion in the tournament.

But the creation issue sise faces a baffling tax against the sinewy Momota, World Health Organization is unbeaten in 21 matches.

"I just hope to realize my dream of winning for the 12th time in the Malaysia Open, and to play well again," Robert E. Lee said after the triumph.

"Momota is a youngster who has improved a lot," Lee said, adding, "he can conquer the world of badminton once...(I) retire. But I will enjoy the final tomorrow and play my best."

Momota was suspended in 2016 for play at an illegal casino by the Nippon Badminton Association.

But the 23-year-quondam has made steadfast advancement since his banish was upraised in Whitethorn 2017, clinching his start major statute title by victorious the Asian Championships in April this twelvemonth.

Momota thump Lighthorse Harry Lee in the Asian Championships semi-concluding and went on to scandalize Olympic gold medalist Chen Prospicient to be crowned badminton's Asian champ in a arresting disconcert.

ot Saturday, Momota was over again in splendid form, needing just 42 proceedings to escort dispatch India's Srikanth Kidambi 21-13, 21-13.

The women's singles power saw cover source Siamese Tzu Ying set up up a last clang against China's He Bingjiao.

Tai ousted India's P.V. Sindhu 21-15, 19-21, 21-11, patch He byword cancelled Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon 21-17, 21-17.

Selected Results

Men's Singles

Lee Chong Wei (MASx7) bt Tommy Sugiarto (IDN) 21-18, 21-15

Kento Momota (JPN) bt Srikanth Kidambi (INDx4) 21-13, Poker99 21-13

Women's Singles

Tai Tzu Ying (TPEx1) bt P.V. Sindhu (INDx3) 21-15, 19-21, 21-11

He Bingjiao (CHNx8) bt Ratchanok Intanon (THAx4) 21-17, 21-17