Taiwan world No. 1 Tai advances to Dubai final

Taipei Times
Date: Dec 18, 2016
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter, with CNA

Taiwanese badminton world No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying overcame a major hurdle when she

Taiwan’s Tai Tzu-ying reacts during her game against Sun Yu of China at the Dubai World Superseries badminton tournament in the United Arab Emirates yesterday. Photo provided by BadmintonPhoto.com

defeated China’s Sun Yu in straight sets at the Dubai World Superseries Finals yesterday.

Tai won 21-19, 21-19 in the semi-finals of the Badminton World Federation event.

Tai consolidated her world No. 1 ranking in women’s singles and took her game to a higher level with her first victory against Sun, who is China’s top player.

It was sweet revenge for Tai, who has lost four times to Sun in past competitions, while points she accumulated for the win will ensure the Kaohsiung native retains her No. 1 status through to the end of the year.   [FULL  STORY]

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