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Ahmad & Natsir capture their third title in 2012

Date
01 February 2012

Indonesia’s Tontowi Ahmad (AT900-P) and Liliyana Natsir (NR700RP) won the third title in 2012 by capturing the title of YONEX-SUNRISE India Open Superseries 2012.

Ahmad and Natsir was so aggressive to win 26 smash winners while the opponents, #5 seed Sudket Prapakamol and Saralee Thoungthongkam of Thailand made only 6 throughout the match. The final score was 21-16 12-21 21-14.

In the men’s doubles, Thailand’s Bodin Issara (VTZF) and Maneepong Jongjit (VT80) won their first Superseries title by defeating #2 seed Ko Sung Hyun and Yoo Yeon Seong of Korea, 21-17 14-21 21-14.

It was his first appearance on the world event of Lee Chong Wei (VTZF) since the YONEX All England Open where he became the runner-up of the men’s singles tournament. He showed his stunning smash again, although he lost in the final against Korea’s Shon Wan Ho, 21-18 14-21 21-19.

Lee will compete in the YONEX-SUNRISE Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold which starts on May 2nd. Stay tuned for his hometown tournament!

Final Results
-Men’s Singles-
1. Shon Wan Ho (KOR)
2. Lee Chong Wei [1](MAS)

-Women’s Singles-
1. Li Xuerui [2](CHN)
2. Juliane Schenk [6](GER)

-Men’s Doubles-
1. Bodin Issara/ Maneepong Jongjit (THA)
2. Ko Sung Hyun/ Yoo Yeon Seong [2](KOR)

-Women’s Doubles-
1. Jung Kyung Eun/ Kim Ha Na [6](KOR)
2. Bao Yixin/ Zhong Qianxin (CHN)

-Mixed Doubles-
1. Tontowi Ahmad/ Liliyana Natsir [2](INA)
2. Sudket Prapakamol/ Saralee Thoungthongkam [5](THA)