It is noteworthy that Korea’s Ahn Se-young and Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi will clash in the women’s singles final of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour Super 1000 China Open held near Hangzhou about 15 days before the Hangzhou Olympics.
Badminton women’s singles world No. 1 Ahn Se-young (Samsung Life Insurance) is one step away from her ninth gold medal of the ye
r, having won four competitions in a row. Se-young Ahn defeated world No. 4 Tai Tzu-ying (Taiwan) 2-0 (21-18 21-14) in 48 minutes in the women’s singles semifinals on the 9th.
As a result, Ahn Se-young has come close to winning four consecutive tournaments, starting with the Korea Open in June, the Japan Open, and the World Individual Championships.
Se-young Ahn has competed in 14 competitions so far this year, including the Asian Individual Championships and the World Mixed Team Championships (Sudirman Cup), and has shown great enthusiasm by advancing to the finals of 13 competitions. 고스톱사이트
The only time Ahn Se-young did not reach the final was at the Indonesia Open in June.
If Ahn Se-young also wins the China Open, which resumed after four years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she will collect nine gold medals, four silver medals and one bronze medal this year.
Ahn Se-young is on a five-game winning streak against Tai Tzu-ying
bringing her record to 9 wins and 2 losses against her opponents.
Seyoung Ahn will compete for her title against world number two Yamaguchi on the 10th. In the semifinals on this day
Yamaguchi defeated world number three Chen Yufei (China) 2-1 (19-21 21-15 21-17) and advanced to the finals two months after the Canadian Open in July when Ahn Se-young did not participate.
Ahn Se-young has 8 wins and 12 losses against Yamaguchi. She has 3 wins and 2 losses coming into the year, including her last two wins in a row.
Se-young Ahn is facing Yamaguchi in the finals for the fifth time this year. She previously lost in the final of the Malaysia Open in January, but won and won the final of the India Open a week later.
She also won the Singapore Open in June, losing in the final of the German Open in March.
Ahn Se-young has recently shown off her top-level skills, pushing out Yamaguchi last August and becoming the world’s No. 1, but she is an opponent who cannot let down her guard.
She won four gold medals this year, the second most after Ahn Se-young.
The semifinal match between Ahn Se-young and Tai Tzu-ying on this day showed how much Ahn Se-young is a subject of study for other players.
Ahn Se-young faced Tai Tzu-ying in the Korea Open final and Japan Open semi-final and took the lead and won easily, but that was not the case on this day.
At the beginning of the first game, Ahn Se-young was pushed down by frequent errors and Tai Tzu-ying’s net play, and was dragged down to 3-9.
Tai Tzu-ying’s diagonal attack by twisting her wrist continued to fall inside the court.
However, Ahn Se-young showed concentration and caught up by scoring 4 points in a row, and attempted long rallies several times, exhausting Tai Tzu-ying’s stamina.
In the end, the score was tied 15-15, and Tai Tzu-ying, who was out of stamina, made consecutive mistakes and won one game.
In the second game, Ahn Se-young attacked Tai Tzu-ying with a bold attack.
Ahn Se-young ran away, winning 6 points in a row at 9-8, and Tai Tzu-ying, whose feet were heavy, seemed to have no energy to chase after Ahn Se-young.
Previously, in the women’s doubles semifinals, world No. 2 Baek Hana (MG Saemaeul Geumgo) and Lee So-hee (Incheon International Airport) defeated No. 13 Miyaura Rena and Sakuramoto Ayako (Japan) 2-0 (21-18 21-14). advanced to the finals.
It has been three months since Baek Hana and Lee Sohee reached the finals on the international stage since the Indonesia Open last June, when they won.
After the Indonesia Open, Baek Hana and Lee Sohee, who were evaluated as having read the pattern as they failed to pass the quarterfinals threshold at the Korea Open (quarterfinals)
Japan Open (quarterfinals), and World Championships (round of 16), are expected to make a comeback through this tournament. did.
The performance of Baek Ha-na and Lee So-hee is even more welcome because the world’s third-ranked Kim So-young and Gong Hee-yong
who won the World Championships, withdrew from this tournament due to Kim So-young’s calf injury.
Baekhana-Lee So-hee will challenge for her third gold medal of the year against world No. 1 Libra Chen-Zaifan (China).
The opponent’s record is tight at 2 wins and 2 losses.
She lost in the final of this year’s Singapore Open
but won in the quarterfinals of the Indonesia Open.