Taiwan’s Chou Tien-chen reaches semifinals at Badminton China Open

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/09/21
By: Huang Chiao-wen and William Yen

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) Taiwanese badminton player Chou Tien-chen (周天成) advanced

Taiwanese badminton player Chou Tien-chen (周天成) / CNA file photo

to the semifinals of the men’s singles at the 2018 China Open after defeating Son Wan-ho of South Korea 21-17, 21-14 in straight games Friday.

In a match that lasted 39 minutes, Chou, ranked fifth in the world, was the first to settle, going on a run of six consecutive points during the first game, which he won 21-17.

In the second game, Chou stepped up the pressure on Son, ranked number seven in the world, taking another six consecutive points and winning the game 21-14.

Chou now faces Indonesian Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, ranked 13th in the world, in the semifinals.    [FULL  STORY]

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