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China’s Badminton Players Dominate 2024 Indonesia Open, Advance to Finals in All Categories

Jakarta, June 09, 2024, The Europe Today: China’s badminton players have further solidified their dominance by advancing to the finals in all categories at the 2024 Indonesia Open, held at the Istora Senayan stadium.

In the mixed doubles semifinal, top seeds Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong secured a hard-fought victory over Thailand’s Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai with a scoreline of 21-19, 21-19. They will compete for the title against fellow Chinese pair Jiang Zhen Bang and Wei Ya Xin.

The women’s doubles semifinal witnessed Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan triumph over Japan’s Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara in a thrilling three-set match, finishing 21-10, 15-21, 21-17. Their final opponents will be South Korea’s Baek Hana and Lee Sohee, who defeated China’s Liu Shengshu and Tan Ning.

In the men’s doubles, Liang Weikeng and Wang Chang showcased their prowess by defeating Denmark’s Kim Astrup and Anders Skaarup Rasmussen 21-13, 21-15. They will face Malaysia’s Man Wei Chong and Kai Wun Tee in the final.

Women’s singles contender Chen Yufei will challenge South Korea’s An Seyoung in the final following a gripping three-set win over Spain’s Carolina Marin, ending 21-11, 17-21, 21-13.

In the men’s singles, Shi Yuqi overcame his compatriot Li Shifeng in a tense match, with scores of 19-21, 21-19, 21-14. Shi will compete against Denmark’s Anders Antonsen in the final.

The 2024 Indonesia Open, set to conclude on Sunday, features total prize money amounting to 1.3 million U.S. dollars. The finals promise to be an exciting showcase of world-class badminton, with China’s athletes vying for top honors across all categories.