It was a happy day for Denmark as they created history by winning the mixed doubles event since 1991 and the first ever men’s singles title at Indonesia Open. Jan O Jorgensen who clinches the men’s singles title has been on form during the past couple of weeks. During the Japan Open 2014 last week, Jan O Jorgensen shocked the world by defeating the living legend Lin Dan at the quarter- final stage 21-19, 13-21, 21-16.
During the semi-finals at the Indonesia Open, Jan O Jorgensen played superbly well against much superior opponent Chen Long of China. He dragged the lanky shuttler all over the court and eventually choked up another surprise win in straight sets 21-1921-18.
Where as in the finals, he met Kenichi Tago who surprised the crowd by demolishing the world number 1 Lee Chong Wei in the semis 21-1615-2121-16 in a hard fought battle. However Jan O Jorgensen displayed great focus and determination overcoming Kenichi Tago 21-18,21-18 in 44 minutes.
With Jan O Jorgensen superb form, it gave Danish supporters timely boost of confidence in their players who will be playing at the World Championship in August hosted by Denmark.
Meanwhile in the mixed doubles, the London Olympics bronze medalist Joachim Fischer Nielsen and Christinna Pederssen who has been struggling with their form through out this year finally made a break by winning 18-2121-1621-14 against third seeds Ma Jin and Xu Chen of China.