Ahmad & Natsir capture their third title in 2012
- 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!
1. Shon Wan Ho (KOR)
2. Lee Chong Wei (MAS)
1. Li Xuerui (CHN)
2. Juliane Schenk (GER)
1. Bodin Issara/ Maneepong Jongjit (THA)
2. Ko Sung Hyun/ Yoo Yeon Seong (KOR)
1. Jung Kyung Eun/ Kim Ha Na (KOR)
2. Bao Yixin/ Zhong Qianxin (CHN)
1. Tontowi Ahmad/ Liliyana Natsir (INA)
2. Sudket Prapakamol/ Saralee Thoungthongkam (THA)