All England Open badminton: Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia lifts Men’s Singles crown

Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia has lifted the Men’s Singles crown at the All England Open badminton championships.

In the final in Birmingham, the 34-year-old world number one defeated Shi Yuqi of China in straight games 21-12, 21-10. For the Malaysian, it is his fifth Singles Title in seven finals in the prestigeous championships.
Earlier, the Chinese pair of Lu Kai and Huang Yaqiong won the Mixed Doubles title by defeating the Malaysian duo of Peng Soon Chan and Liu Ying Goah in the final in three games, 18-21, 21-19, 21-16. The well contested match lasted One hour and twentysix minues.
Source- The Hindu

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