Mixed doubles Thai badminton stars retain World Tour Finals crown

Thailand’s combined doubles, badminton stars Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai have efficiently defended their crown in the World Tour Finals. The duo competed on Sunday in Bali after profitable the Indonesia Masters and the Indonesia Open before this week’s finale. They additionally claimed the Hylo Open in Germany earlier than their journey to Bali.
The Thai world quantity 2 pair made historical past in January once they claimed 3 straight victories in Bangkok. The victories included taking residence the crown at the Yonex Thailand Open, the Toyota Thailand Open and the World Tour Finals to conclude the 2020 season.
The duo pocketed $126,000 USD after beating out Japan. Sapsiree wrote on her Instagram account that she was pleased with her triple champion standing.
“World Tour Finals champion !!!!! Words cannot describe how joyful I am to have achieved this. Pattern in Indonesia. This means the world to me, thanks everybody for all your support!”

But, Kunlavut Vitidsarn, another Thai badminton player, was unable to win a 2nd title for Thailand in yesterday’s finals. The 20 12 months old rising star placed 2nd after Viktor Axelsen of Denmark 12-21, 8-21 within the men’s singles deciding match. Axelsen, the Tokyo Olympic gold medalist, was named the BWF’s most promising player final Friday, as he earned his 2nd successive title in Bali in simply forty three minutes. He was then additionally named the BWF’s male participant of the year.
Earlier, Korean native An Se-Young secured the 2nd largest title of her profession with a 21-16, 21-12 win over Pusarla V Sindhu. And, she became the primary Korean women’s singles participant to win a season-ending championship after claiming three back to again titles in Bali.
“It’s been a tiring three weeks for me. I’m tremendous glad to return away with three titles and I’m very happy about it. I’m really excited about the World Championships and I’m hoping to play with none accidents.”

Kim So-Yeong and Kong Hee-Yong, of South Korea, took the women’s doubles crown while the men’s doubles title was awarded to Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi of Japan..

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