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Momota Wins 11th Badminton Title For Record-Breaking Year


World primary Kento Momota fought again from a recreation right down to win a report 11th title of the yr on Sunday with victory on the BWF World Tour Finals.

The peerless Japanese participant defeated Indonesia’s Anthony Ginting 17-21, 21-17, 21-14 in 87 high-quality minutes within the last on the season-ending showpiece in Guangzhou.

Momota celebrates a brand new mark in males’s badminton, overtaking Malaysian nice Lee Chong Wei’s 10 event wins in 2010.

“At this World Tour Finals I played carefully from the first match partly with the aim of winning an 11th title,” the 25-year-old Momota mentioned.

“Even in tough games I did not give up.”

Momota was pushed all the best way by the speedy Ginting and the Japanese fell 12-5 down within the deciding third recreation to the world quantity eight.

However, the reigning two-time world champion surged again.

Ginting was trailing 17-14 when he referred to as the physician on court docket for therapy on his proper foot.

The fading Indonesian continued however Momota rammed dwelling his benefit to seal a stellar season in fashion.

The 23-year-old Ginting has now tasted defeat in all 5 of his finals this yr.

“He led (in the deciding game) but I was patient,” mentioned Momota, who was banned for a yr in 2016 for unlawful playing.

“And then I got to know that he was suffering pain so all I needed to do was stay calm.”

In the ladies’s last China’s Chen Yufei additionally roared again from a recreation right down to defeat Taiwan’s Tai Tzu-ying 12-21, 21-12, 21-17.

Chen, who will exchange Tai as world primary within the newest rankings, had misplaced 14 of their earlier 15 clashes.

“I’m very excited,” mentioned Chen.

“I didn’t think much about my 1-14 record against her, I had to focus on the task today.”

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