- Chong Wei Qualifies For Finals Of Korean Open
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Chong Wei Qualifies For Finals Of Korean Open

Last update: 11/01/2014
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 (Bernama) -- World badminton No 1, Datuk Lee Chong Wei is one step closer to winning the Korean Open Super Series Badminton Tournament Championship for the fourth time after confirming a slot in the finals tomorrow.

He beat fifth-seeded Kenichi Tago from Japan, 21-17 and 21-17 in a thrilling 51-minute semi-final match at the Olympics 2 Stadium, Seoul Saturday.

However, he is expected to receive stiff resistance from rival Chen Long of China, who disposed veteran Thai player, Boonsak Ponsana, 21-15 and 21-9.

Both players have clashed 14 times, with each winning seven times.

For the record, Chong Wei won the Korean Open three times in 2010, 2012 and 2013.....


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