South-East Asia claimed 4 of the 5 titles, with the other title staying in Russia from the women’s doubles.
Indonesia Double Success
The women’s singles was won by the 4th seeded Fransiska Ratnasari, defeating her team-mate Maria Kristin Yuilanti in a three-game, 53-minute match and dropping her only game of the week. The men’s doubles was another all-Indonesia clash, with the 7th seeded Wijaya and Sukmawan beating their higher seeded opponents, the 5th seeded Kurniawan and Windarto in three games, taking just 37 minutes as the 7th seeded won 14-21, 21-13, 21-12 to claim the title.
Russkikh Takes Womens Doubles
The shortest match of the day was the all-Russian women’s doubles as the unseeded Russkikh and Hlebko defeated the 3rd seeded pair of Bibik and Golovanova in two games, winning 21-17, 21-19 in just 36 minutes. The men’s singles was won by the 4th seeded Hsu Jen Hao, defeating Singapore’s Derek Wong Zi Liang in three games, winning 21-18, 14-21, 21-12 in 64 minutes. The mixed doubles however, was won by the Singapore pairing of Chrisnanta and Nao Yu Yan who defeated the French pairing of Careme and Fontaine in three games, taking the title 21-18, 19-21, 21-15 in 46 minutes.