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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Malaysian Open final: Lin Dan beats Chong Wei in straight sets

KUCHING - Lin Dan of China denied Lee Chong Wei his 12th home title at Stadium Perpaduan in Petra Jaya.

On Sunday, Lin Dan gave an astounding show to beat home star Chong Wei 21-19, 21-14 in a 55-minute men's singles final in the stadium packed with delirious fans.

It was Lin Dan's first-ever Malaysian Open title after failing in the last three attempts in the finals in 2005, 2006 and 2015.

By winning the Malaysian Open title, Lin Dan's collection of all the Superseries and major titles in the world is complete.

It was Lin Dan's 25th win in 36 meetings against his nemesis Chong Wei.

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