Saturday, July 23, 2022

Singapore Open 2022

Everyone in Singapore was expecting Loh Kean Yew to win this tournament after Viktor pulled out. No luck. Ginting did well to control the game and win it. 21-17, 21-14 in semifinal.

There was also a big mess created by the umpire in Ahsan Sitiawan game where the match was stopped for 9 minutes. They were leading 18-17 and they lost the 2nd game and the 3rd game after the semifinal incident. Sad case.

Sindhu and Ginting did well to win their title after a long drought.

Thai xd pair did well to beat the OG.

Apriyani and Siti did well again. Very stable and skillful.

Singapore has the most comfortable badminton hall in the world. Great cushion seats. Great free wifi too.

Malaysian Masters 2022

A relatively smaller tournament compared to Malaysia Open. Congratulation to the winners.

Malaysia Open 2022

Congratulations to the winners.

XD was a match between Olympic silver medalist vs World Champion. China did very well.

Apriyani and Siti did extremely well to win their 1st S1000 tournament.

Hoki and Kobayashi is always consistent when they are in form.

Ratchanok also did well after her last win in 2020 tournament by beating the OG. CYF. She also beat 2 other China players before this. Amazing. Only Wong Mew Choo did the same.

Viktor is still in very good form. Momota form is still lousy. Hope he can make a comeback. Tough. Lucky to have walkovers. Momota was fresh against Vitid in semis. Thai xd pair did well to beat China OG in Semis. Ginting had a hard time with Viktor. LZJ was injured in IO and didn't do well in MO with hip injury.

  • Zheng Si Wei / Huang Ya Qiong (China) beat Dechapol Puavaranukroh / Sapsiree Taerarranachai (Thailand): 21-13, 21-18.
  • Apriyani Rahayu / Siti Fadia Silva Ramadhanti (Indonesia) beat Zheng Shu Xian / Zheng Yu (China): 21-18, 12-21, 21-19.
  • Takuro Hoki / Yugo Kobayashi (Japan) beat Fajar Alfian / Muhammad Rian Ardianto (Indonesia): 24-22, 21-16, 21-9.
  • Ratchanok Intanon beat Chen Yufei: 21-15, 13-21, 21-16.
  • Viktor Axelsen beat Momota Kento 21-4, 21-7.