By: Kuay Chau-churh and Elizabeth Hsu
Kuala Lumpur, April 10 (CNA) Taiwan’s ace badminton player Tai Tzu-ying (戴資穎) had to settle for second place in the women’s singles at the Celcom Axiata Malaysia Open Badminton 2016 after she was defeated in the final Sunday.
The 21-year-old lost to Ratchanok Inthanon of Thailand 21-14, 21-15 in straight sets.
The Malaysia Open is one of 12 World Superseries tournaments organized by the Badminton World Federation (BWF). It carries a total cash prize of US$550,000.
Tai, a right-hander, made history in Taiwan when she won her first national title at the age of 16. [FULL STORY]