Lin, Li win titles in China

BWF China Open match clips

China’s Lin Dan and Li Xuerui won the men’s and women’s singles titles at badminton’s Bonny China Masters on Sunday in Jiangsu. 

Second-seeded Lin needed 65 minutes to beat world number one and countryman Chen Long 21-17, 23-21 in the men’s final to give Lin a 7-2 lead in their career head-to-heads.

In the women’s singles final, top seed Li was pushed to three games by fifth seed and countryman Sun Yu before winning 21-16, 19-21, 21-6 in a match lasting 63 minutes.

In the mixed doubles in an all-China final, top seeds Xu Chen and Ma Jin defeated seventh seeds Zheng Siwei and Qingchen 21-17, 21-15.

In another all-China affair in the women’s doubles final, top seeds Luo Ying and Luo Yu needed 85 minutes to get past unseeded Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan 16-21, 21-15, 21-18.

The men’s doubles final was a Korea Republic foursome clash when top seeds Lee Yong Dae and Yoo Yeon Seong defeated third seeds Kim Gi Jung and Kim Sa Rang 21-17, 21-14.