Ahn Se-young, female badminton, wins the title over Yamaguchi

Finally defeated Japan’s rival. Ahn Se-yeong (21, Samsung Life Insurance), the representative of Korean badminton women’s singles, beat Akane Yamaguchi (26, Japan), the world number one, to rise to the top of the international competition.

Ahn Se-young defeated Yamaguchi in the women’s singles final at the 2023 India Open Badminton Championships held in New Delhi, India on the 22nd (Korean time). The set score was 2 to 1 (15-21 21-16 21-12) and won with a thrilling come-from-behind victory. 안전놀이터

He took revenge for the pain of last week’s Malaysia Open final. At that time, Ahn Se-young won the first set against Yamaguchi, but gave up two sets to Yamaguchi, so she stayed in the runner-up position.

In particular, Ahn Se-young won her nemesis, Yamaguchi, in the last 5 games. The last time Ahn Se-young beat Yamaguchi in the semifinals at the World Women’s Team Championships in May last year. She made up for 6 wins and 11 losses, somewhat inferior in all-time opponents.

She wasn’t off to a good start. Ahn Se-young seemed to be beaten by her nemesis again, dropping her first set 15 to 21.

However, she regained her concentration from the second set. Ahn Se-young scored consecutively in 12-12, raising the atmosphere and turning the match to the starting point. Ahn Se-young, who gained momentum, took the victory by scoring 4 consecutive times in the 3rd set 8-8. Yamaguchi, who was stunned by Ahn Se-young’s sharp diagonal attack, made a series of mistakes and handed over the championship trophy.

Previously, in the men’s and women’s doubles, Seo Seung-jae (Army Sports Corps) – Kang Min-hyeok (Samsung Life Insurance), Jeong Na-eun (Hwasun County Office) – Kim Hye-jeong (Samsung Life Insurance) ranked third. Mixed doubles Kim Won-ho (Samsung Life Insurance) and Jeong Na-eun also finished third, but Ahn Se-young won a valuable gold medal for the national team on the last day. The national team will participate in the ‘2023 Indonesia Masters Championships’ from the 24th.

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