There was no suspicious circumstances over the five Chinese victories on finals day in Hong Kong as China cemented their place back at the top of world badminton going into their home Super Series next week.

Lin Dan and Wang Xin Claim Singles Titles

It was a surprise to see Lin Dan take on Lee Chong Wei this week, but there was no surprise in the final as Lin Dan defeated Chen Jin 21-12, 21-19 in 31 minutes to claim his first title since the world championships in London. Wang Xin ended the superb run of Tine Baun in the women’s singles in the one-sided final that the 3rd seed took 21-17, 21-14 in 30 minutes.

Chinese Revenge In Doubles

Cai and Fu’s recent history against their Korean opponents Lee and Jung had been poor, losing the last 2 Super Series finals against the 2nd seeded pair. Today however, was the top seeds day as they claimed a three-game 69-minute marathon with the Chinese pair winning the deciding game 21-19. Wang and Yu claimed their 8th victory over Tian and Zhao in the women’s doubles final, with the 2nd seeded pair retiring from a game down at 14-2 down in the second game to allow the top seeds to claim yet another title in a historic year for the Chinese pairing. Zhang and Zhao had been defeated twice previously by their Danish opponents Fischer Neilsen and Pedersen in previous Super Series in Denmark and France at the semi final stage. After the opening game, the Danes looked set to make it three straight victories over the world champions but the Chinese pair responded and took the next two games to take the title ahead of their home Super Series next week. The 64-minute, three game match was won 15-21, 21-17, 21-17 by Zhang and Zhao.

Finals Results

One Response to Hong Kong Super Series 2011: China Claim Clean Sweep

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