4 Titles for YONEX Players at the Bitburger Open
- 05 November 2013
At the Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold, ten YONEX players advanced to the final and took four titles home. The winners are Nichaon Jindapon (VT70) of women’s singles, Mads Pieler Kolding (ARC11) of men’s doubles, Eefje Muskens (VT70) of women’s doubles and Michael Fuchs (VT80)/Birgit Michels (NR700FX) of mixed doubles.
A 22-year-old Thai, Nichaon took her first Grand Prix title at YONEX Canada Open 2013 in July. Throughout the tournament in Saarbrücke, she didn’t lose any sets en route by her steady performance. She captured her first Grand Prix Gold title after defeating Linda Zetchiri with 21-13 21-13 in the final.
The London Grand Prix Gold winners and No. 1 seed Michael/Birgit faced No. 2 seed English duo Chris Adcock (VTZF)/Gabrielle White (VT80) in the final. The German duo controlled the game so that the opponents made more mistakes. They won the title with a score of 21-19 21-15.
The quarterfinalists at the YONEX OPEN JAPAN 2013 in September, Mads Pieler defeated fellow Dansh Anders Skaarup Rasmussen/Kim Astrup Sorensen by 21-11 21-16 to take the title.
In the women’s doubles, Netherlander Eefje and her partner Selena Piek defeated No. 1 seed Johanna Goliszewski (NR800)/Birgit Michels in the quarterfinal, 21-18 21-17. They showed a solid performance throughout this event to win the final against Malaysian Ng Hui Ern (VT80)/Ng Hui Lin (TI10), 22-20 21-15.
YONEX GmbH made a cool video for badminton promotion featuring Marc Zwiebler (ARC11), who became runner-up at the Bitburger Open, and Birgit. Please take a look it from the link below and share it on your SNS such as Facebook.
Tournament Results - Finals
Nichaon Jindapon (VT70)(THA) def. Linda Zetchiri (BUL) 21-13 21-13
Mads Pieler Kolding (ARC11)/Mads Conrad-Petersen (DEN) def. Anders Skaarup Rasmussen/Kim Astrup Sorensen (DEN) 21-11 21-16
Jindapon's image is from the All England 2013.
The image of Fuchs & Michels is from London GPG 2013.
Kolding's image is from the Denmark Open 2013.