The biggest star in the Chinese Taipei Open was the no. 2-ranked Tien Chen Chou from the home country and he did not disappoint them.
He won his third BWF tournament title this season, defeating Korea’s Kwang Hee Heo, 21-12, 21-13 in just 37 minutes.
The women’s Singles title went to Ji Hyun Sung of Korea, who won her first tournament in three years, whipping past Michelle Li of Canada by 21-11, 21-9. Summaries:
Yonex BWF World Tour/Chinese Taipei Open
Taipei City (TPE) ~ 3-8 September 2019
(Full results here)
Men/Singles: 1. Tien Chen Chou (TPE); 2. Kwang Hee Heo (KOR); 3. Shesar Hiren Rhustavito (INA) and Koki Watanabe (JPN). Final: Chou d. Heo, 21-12, 21-13.
Men/Doubles: 1. V. Shem Goh/Wee Kiong Tan (MAS); 2. SolGyu Choi/Seung Jae Seo (KOR); 3. Mathias Boe/Mads Conrad-Petersen (DEN) and Yang Lee/Chi-Lin Wang (TPE). Final: Goh/Tan d. Choi/Seo, 21-19, 15-21, 23-21.
Women/Singles: 1. Ji Hyun Sung (KOR); 2. Michelle Li (CAN); 3. Se Young An (KOR) and Supanida Katethong (THA). Final: Sung d. Li, 21-11, 21-9.
Women/Doubles: 1. Jongkolphan Kititharakul/Rawinda Prajongjai (THA); 2. So Yeong Kim/Hee Yong Kong (KOR); 3. Greysia Polii/Apriyani Rahayu (INA) and Siti Fadia Ramadhanti/Ribka Sugiarto (INA). Final: Kititharakul/Prajongjai d. Kim/Kong, 21-19, 18-21, 28-26.
Mixed Doubles: 1. Chun Man Tang/Ying Suet Tse (HKG); 2. Seung Jae Seo/YuJung Chae (KOR); 3. Peng Soon Chan/Liu Ying Goh (MAS) and Hafiz Faisal/Gloria Widjaja (INA). Final: Tang/Tse d. Seo/Chae, 21-18, 21-10.