Top Taiwanese contender finishes second at OUE Singapore Open

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/04/12
By: Huang Tzu-chiang, Lee Chin-wei and Ted Chen

Singapore, April 12 (CNA) Taiwanese badminton player Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) finished in

Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎), right and Sun Yu (孫瑜).

Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎), right and Sun Yu (孫瑜).

second place at the OUE Singapore Open concluded Sunday, after falling to Sun Yu (孫瑜) of China in the championship match.

Tai, ranked 6th in the world, got off to a difficult start against Sun, who is ranked 11th.

After reaching a 3-3 tie, Tai went on to lose the first game against Sun 13-21, but managed to turn the tide and win the second game 21-19.

Overcoming a stalemate tie at 5-5 in the final game of the match, Tsai managed to establish a modest 20-17 lead.

However, with victory within her reach, Tai yielded 3 consecutive points as Sun stepped up her offense.     [FULL  STORY]

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