Korean badminton player wins German Open 2015

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Korean badminton player wins German Open 2015


Sung Ji-hyun

Korean badminton star Sung Ji-hyun won the Yonex German Open 2015 in Mulheim an der Ruhr in Germany on Sunday after beating Spain’s Carolina Marin in the women’s singles.

Sung previously had two losses against Marin, but got her revenge this time. The 23-year-old beat defending world champion Marin in the finals, 21-15, 14-21, 21-6.

Sung, who is ranked No. 6 in the world, cruised her way to the final when she knocked out Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara, 21-19, 21-13, while Marin also passed over Japan’s Sayaka Takahashi, 21-16, 21-12.

Sung, the defending Asian champion, will now participate the Yonex All England Open in Birmingham that starts this weekend.

By Joo Kyung-don

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