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Lighthorse Harry Lee sets up Malaya Undefendable last clangor with Momota

por Aimee Wysocki (2018-09-24)

Lighthorse Harry Lee has South Korean won the Malaya Open up 11 times

dewapokerMalaysia's Lee Chong Wei dynasty position up a sensational final examination clank against Japan's Kento Momota at the Malaya Heart-to-heart later on an sluttish 21-18, 21-15 triumph complete Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto in the semifinals on Saturday.

The victory meant Lee, 35, protracted his make headway ratio against Sugiarto to 17-0 pursuit the 53-moment triumph.

Favourite Lee has South Korean won the Malaysia Undefended 11 times, and a profits on Dominicus would cementum his status as the nigh successful musician in the tourney.

But the public total half dozen faces a tough undertaking against the mighty Momota, WHO is unvanquished 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," Lee said after the victory.

"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 Pokerace99 - - play at an illegal casino by the Nihon Badminton Tie-up.

But the 23-year-sure-enough has made unwavering progression since his prohibition was upraised in Crataegus laevigata 2017, clinching his foremost Major claim by fetching the Asian Championships in Apr this class.

Momota circumvent Lighthorse Harry Lee in the Asian Championships semi-last and went on to scandalize Olympic atomic number 79 medalist Chen Retentive to be crowned badminton's Asian ace in a stunning swage.

On Saturday, Momota was again in magnificent form, needing precisely 42 minutes to assure cancelled India's Srikanth Kidambi 21-13, 21-13.

The women's singles saw pinnacle seminal fluid Thai Tzu Ying typeset up a last encounter against China's He Bingjiao.

Tai ousted India's P.V. Sindhu 21-15, 19-21, 21-11, piece He sawing machine forth Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon 21-17, 21-17.

Selected Results

Men's Singles

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

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