Japan’s Momota, Taiwan’s Tai advance to semi-finals

Taipei Times
Date: Nov 09, 2019

Defending champion and world No. 1 Kento Momota yesterday battled past former No. 1 Viktor

Tai Tzu-ying of Taiwan returns to Kim Ga-eun of South Korea during their China Open women’s singles quarter-final in Fuzhou yesterday.
Photo: AFP

Axelsen to reach the China Open semi-finals.

Japan’s Momota, who is chasing his 10th title of the season, suffered a second-game wobble before beating Axelsen of Denmark 21-18, 12-21, 21-16 in their quarter-final.

The 25-year-old Momota next faces Axelsen’s compatriot, Rasmus Gemke, or Angus Ng Ka-long of Hong Kong in today’s last four.

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