AUSTRALIAN OPEN Finals – Historic repeat the feat

  • Chae Yu Jung / Seo Seung Jae turned the solely repeat blended doubles Aussie champions throughout its Sydney period.
  • Shi Yu Qi and Ou Xuan Yi / Liu Yu Chen took claimed their first Aussie titles, which makes it a second HSBC World Tour win every this yr.
  • An Se Young has appeared in each degree of the HSBC World Tour this yr. It was her fifth such remaining and he or she transformed her third title.

By Aaron Wong, Badzine Correspondent reside in Sydney.  Photos: Luis Veniegra / Badmintonphoto (reside)

One extra

Chae Yu Jung / Seo Seung Jae (pictured prime) all the time seemed on track so as to add a second Aussie title to their 2018 one, the first and final World Tour 300, as their hardest match was in the semi-final in opposition to the Tokyo Gold medallist Huang Dongping partnering 2019’s World Junior Champion Feng Yanzhe.

Chae/Seo exploited the inexperience and restricted blended doubles shot number of Jeong Na Eun. Seo took on Jeong on a cross-court subsequent trade inside the first few factors and each would direct their offensive at her each time rallies started to increase.

No Seconds

Try as they may, there was no second HSBC World Tour title for the Aimsaard sisters in two months nor a second profession title at this degree for Teo Ee Yi / Ong Yew Sin.

Benyapa Aimsaard / Nuntakarn Aimsaard (pictured above) had clearly accomplished their homework with coach Kim Ji Hyun on their opponents Zheng Yu / Zhang Shuxian. The Thais knew {that a} massive key to success could be defending with sufficient variation such that the taller however barely slower Zheng would discover the final shuttle out of attain.

This ploy labored in the first sport however the Thais weren’t in a position to sustain the degree of focus required to execute it routinely. Zheng is finest described as the newest “Matsumoto”, a gifted participant who ends rallies each in the rear courtroom in addition to in the forecourt.

Today Zhang Shu Xian (pictured beneath) gained her well-deserved very first HSBC World Tour girls’s doubles title in her fourth remaining since 2019.


Shi Yu Qi (pictured backside) demolished one other of the new batch of gamers, taking the decider 21-5. This time it was at the expense of compatriot Lu Guang Zu’s changing into a repeat Aussie winner like the Koreans.

What was attention-grabbing was that Shi’s signature pictures are efficient even in opposition to his personal teammate, who presumably has extra follow in opposition to them than different opponents.

Shi threw not one however two racquets into the crowd to have fun his victory.

Similarly, the highly regarded An Se Young put in a cultured efficiency to finish the dream run of Gregoria Mariska Tunjung, who was showing in her first remaining at this degree.

An was faster in courtroom protection and restoration in addition to shot manufacturing than the Indonesian, which spelled a predictable ending. That mentioned, the crowd nonetheless delighted in Tungjung’s hairpin web pictures as a result of it compelled An to show her retrieval talents.

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