After a hard-fought battle with Carolina Marin (ESP), Ratchanok Intanon (THA) emerged victorious. Ratchanok claimed her first title in nine months. In men’s doubles, Marcus F. Gideon(INA) and Kevin S. Sukamljo (INA) brought home the win in only two games.
Ratchanok and Marin fought head to head in a close game with Ratchanok claiming a well-deserved victory 21-19, 11-21, 21-18. Marin fought gallantly to capture the title at the same tournament that she was injured in last year. Ultimately, she was unable to claim the title, however, she has made a strong comeback and we look forward to watching her perform in the future.
In men’s doubles, Marcus F. Gideon and Kevin S. Sukamuljo brought home victory in a quick 32-minute match 21-15, 21-16. Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan started off strong but were quickly overtaken by Gideon and Kevin in an overwhelming win.
Full match results
Ratchanok Intanon: NANOFLARE 700, BG65TI, POWER CUSHION AERUS 3 WOMEN
Carolina Marin: NANOFLARE 700, AEROBITE, POWER CUSHION AERUS 3 WOMEN
Marcus Fernaldi Gideon: ASTROX 88 D, BG65TI, POWER CUSHION AERUS 3 MEN
Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo: ASTROX 88 S, AEROBITE BOOST, POWER CUSHION 65 Z 2