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Tai Tzu-Ying turns tables on Olympic champ Chen Yufei to win Thailand Open

Tai Tzu-Ying gained some revenge over Olympic champion Chen Yufei by winning the Thailand Open women's singles final.

Published: 22nd May 2022 04:09 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd May 2022 04:09 PM   |  A+A-

Taiwanese badminton star Tai Tzu Ying

Taiwanese badminton star Tai Tzu Ying (Photo | AP)

By AFP

BANGKOK: World number two Tai Tzu-Ying gained some revenge over Olympic champion Chen Yufei on Sunday by winning the Thailand Open women's singles final 21-15, 17-21, 21-12.

Their encounter was a rematch of last year's Tokyo Olympics final where Tai, who was the world number one at the time, could only come away with silver.

The Taiwanese 27-year-old, who lost the Thailand Open final to Spain's Carolina Marin last year, was off to a fast start as she sped into a nine-point lead in the first game against China's world number four Chen and took it 21-15.

Chen, who was part of the Chinese women's team which was narrowly defeated by South Korea in last week's Uber Cup final in Bangkok, forced the match to a decider.

But Tai quickly opened up a seven-point lead and rode the momentum to claim victory.

Malaysia's world number six Lee Zii Jia faces China's Li Shifeng in the men's singles final later on Sunday.



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