Who will Win the Title of 2013 BWF World Superseries Finals?

It‘s semifinals day on December 14 at the BWF World Superseries. Players competing at this event will be the first to benefit from this live test of line-call technology. This will provide instant reviews and players are allowed to make two challenges per match. Judge and spectators alike are enjoying this first ever technology in a badminton tournament.

Lee Chong Wei (VTZF, SHB01LTD) and Tommy Sugiarto (ARC11) had the same outcome as yesterday; Chong Wei played against Jan O Jorgensen. Focused on putting pressure at the net, Chong Wei attacked with speed, effectively challenging his Danish opponent. Unlike his last close match, Chong Wei defeated Jan 21-14 21-16.

Tommy played an intense match against Kenichi, taking the first game, 21-14. Kenichi changed his speed to win the second game, 21-19. In the final game however Tommy applied added pressure by delivering powerful attacks forcing Kenichi to make errors. Tommy won the match to advance to the final 21-14 19-21 21-5.

In women’s doubles, Kamilla Rytter Juhl (NR-ZSP)/Christinna Pedersen(NR800, SHB-01LX) dominated with their speed to overpower Jang Ye Na/Kim So Young of Korea. World No. 2 Danish duo defeated their opponent 21-12 21-18 and will face China’s Ma Jin/Tang Jinhua in the final.

The men’s doubles match up this year was the same as the 2013 World Championships. Mohammad Ahsan (ARC-FB)/Hendra Setiawan (NR800, SHBF1NLTD) and Mathias Boe (VT80)/Carsten Mogensen (ARC-FB, SHBF1NLTD) played to reach the final stage. The Indonesian duo lead almost the entire game, with the Danish pair trying to catch up, but ultimately succumbed to Mohammad/Hendra who won the game, 21-18 21-18.

Christinna and Joachim Fischer Nielsen advanced to the mixed doubles final after Xu Chen/Ma Jin retired at 21-8 11-3.



Tournament Results: Semifinals

Men’s singles

Lee Chong Wei (VTZF, SHB01LTD)(MAS) def Jan O Jprgensen (DEN) 21-14 21-16

Tommy Sugiarto (ARC11, SHB01LTD)(INA) def. Kenichi Tago (NR-ZSP)(JPN) 21-14 19-21 21-5


Women’s Doubles

Kamilla Rytter Juhl (NR-ZSP)/Christinna Pedersen (NR800, SHB-01LX)(DEN) def. Jang Ye Na/Kim So Young (KOR) 21-12 21-18


Mixed Doubles

Joachim Fischer Nielsen/Christinna Pedersen (NR800, SHB-01LX)(DEN) def. Xu Chen/Ma Jin (CHN) 21-8 11-3 ret.