Finals Day promised to be a classic, with Peter Gade looking to end his 10-month Super Series drought and Wang Yihan looking to improve on an already remarkable 2009. The 3rd seeded was first on court in the Women’s Singles final against 6th seeded Jiang Yanjiao in an all-Chinese final.
Both games began as tight affairs, but Wang Yihan proved to be too strong for his Chinese compatriot, wining 21-13, 21-15. Winning her 4th Super Series title of the year. For others, it was their first Super Series title. Unseeded Polish pair Robert Mateusiak and Nadiezda Kosyiuczyk shocked the 3rd seeded Widianto and Natsir to take the mixed doubles title in two games, 22-20, 21-16.
3rd game on court was the Men’s Singles final, Peter Gade against Lee Chong Wei. Each player shared the opening two games; with both dominating in the game that each won 21-13. The third game started as a close encounter until Lee Chong Wei won 8 of 10 points in the middle of the third set and Peter Gade never recovered, with Lee Chong Wei taking the third game 21-16.
Ma and Wang took the Women’s Doubles title, defeating Du and Yu and another all Chinese final. The 4th seeds winning 16-21, 21-19, 21-12 against the 3rd seeded opponents. For another 3rd seeded pair, it was a more successful finals day as Lee and Jung took the Men’s Doubles final, defeating Paaske and Rasmussen 13-21, 21-15, 21-8.
Hong Kong Super Series 2009 Finals Results