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Great Start of 2012 for Lee Chong Wei!

Date
10 January 2012

The 2012 season of badminton has been kicked off and its first tournament and Superseries Premier saw a first win for Lee Chong Wei.

The final of men’s singles was between world’s No. 1 Lee Chong Wei (VOLTRIC) of Malaysia and No. 2 Lin Dan of China. Badminton fans in the world were excited by this world top 2 players meeting.

Lee lost the first game by 12-21, however, he played more aggressively in the second game. It was a seesaw game and from 18-all, he took 3 points in a row to gain the game. Solid Lee didn’t let the opponent the lead in the decider. At the match point, he smashed toward the backhand of Lin and he couldn’t catch the shuttlecock.

The next tournament is the Superseries, Malaysia Open which starts this week. Please check out YONEX players’ performances of this year!

The images of Lee Chong Wei are from the BWf World Superseries Finals 2011.

Final Results
-Men’s Singles-
1. Lee Chong Wei [1](MAS)
2. Lin Dan [2](CHN)

-Women’s Singles-
1. Wang Shixian [2](CHN)
2. Jiang Yanjiao [6](CHN)

-Men’s Doubles-
1. Cai Yun/ Fu Haifeng [1](CHN)
2. Jung Jae Sung/ Lee Yong Dae [2](KOR)

-Women’s Doubles-
1. Tian Qing/ Zhao Yunlei [2](CHN)
2. Ha Jung Eun/ Kim Min Jung [4](KOR)

-Mixed Doubles-
1. Xu Chen/ Ma Jin [2](CHN)
2. Lee Yong Dae/ Ha Jung Eun (KOR)