Lee Chong Wei Wins 8th Malaysia Open Title
- 16 January 2012
One week after winning the Korea Open last week, Lee Chong Wei has won another Superseries title at his home, Malaysia Open.
After winning the semifinal against China’s Chen Long, 21-18 17-21 21-13, Lee faced Japan’s Kenichi Tago (ARC-ZS) in the final. Solid Lee defeated Tago with 21-6 21-13 in 37 minutes and won his 8th Malaysia Open title.
After the winning, Lee commented for the next year that he wanted to win again next year and take 9th title.
In the women’s doubles, No. 7 seed Christinna Pedersen (NS9900) and Kamilla Rytter Juhl of Denmark won the title. They are well known players for mixed doubles, but this was their first Superseries title as a women’s doubles pair. The Dane duo defeated #1 seed Mizuki Fujii/ Reika Kakiiwa and #2 seed Ha Jung Eun/ Kim Min Jung en route.
The image of Lee Chong Wei is from the Korea Open 2012.
1. Lee Chong Wei (MAS)
2. Kenichi Tago (JPN)
1. Wang Yihan (CHN)
2. Wang Xin (CHN)
1. Fang Chieh Min/ Lee Sheng Mu (TPE)
2. Cho Gun Woo/ Shin Baek Choel (KOR)
1. Christinna Pedersen/Kamilla Rytter Juhl (DEN)
2. Ha Jung Eun/ Kim Min Jung (KOR)
1. Zhang Nan/ Zhao Yunlei (CHN)
2. Zu Chen/ Ma Jin (CHN)