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Momota and Ratchanok won Indonesia Open Badminton titles

Japanese rising star shuttler Kento Momota and Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon won the men’s and women’s singles respectively of the Indonesia Open Badminton tournament.

Jun 9, 2015 11:35 IST
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Japanese rising star shuttler Kento Momota and Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon won the men’s and women’s singles respectively of the Indonesia Open Badminton tournament.

Indonesia Open Badminton tournament was held at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia. The total prize money at stake was 800000 US dollars.

Kento Momota defeated Denmark's defending champion and third seed Jan O. Jorgensen 16-21, 21-19, 21-7.  Kento Momota is World No.9. This was the 20-year-old's second victory in a Super series event.

In the women's singles final, former world champion and world No.6 Ratchanok defeated Japan's world No.35 Yui Hashimoto 21-12, 21-10. Meanwhile South Korea's Ko Sung Hyun and Shin Baek Choel beat China's Fu Haifeng and Zhang Nan 21-16, 16-21, 21-19 in 53 minutes to win the men's double title.

In the women's singles final, China's Tang Jinhua and Tian Qing defeated Indonesia's Nitya Krishinda Maheswari and Grysia Polii 21-11, 21-10. The mixed doubles title went to Xu Chen and Ma Jin, who beat Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei 21-17, 21-16.

India's campaign ended following Parupalli Kashyap's loss to Momota in the semi-final.

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