South Korean sixth seed Sung Ji Hyun and Chinese fourth seed Wang Yihan will face off in the final of the Victor Korean Open after victories over fellow top ten seeds in Saturday’s semi-finals.
Sung was the first to advance to the final when he she won 2-1 against Japanese eighth seed Akane Yamaguchi.
The match lasted 70 minutes; with Sung winning the first game 21-15 before Yamaguchi turned the tables to take the second 15-21. Sung went on to book her place in the final with a 21-18 win in the hotly-contested final game.
Wang followed her into the title match with a straight-games victory over compatriot and fifth seed, Wang Shixian.
The game lasted just 49 minutes; with Wang Yihan cruising to a 21-12 victory in game one before taking the second 21-19.
Meanwhile, the women’s doubles final will be contested by Indonesian sixth seeds Nitya Krishinda Maheswari and Greysia Poli and unseeded South Korean shuttlers Chang Ye Na and Lee So Hee.
The Indonesian pair advanced to the final by upsetting second seeded Chinese shuttlers Luo Ying and Luo Yu 21-18, 17-21, 21-13.
While Krishinda and Poli knocked out Koreans Jung Kyung Eun and Shin Seung Chan in straight games; wining 21-14, 21-13.