Thailand has hosted three consecutive badminton tournaments in a bio-secure coronavirus bubble, with out spectators, to protect in opposition to the pandemic.
Axelsen, ranked fourth, could not management his nerves — shedding the primary recreation 16-21 — his physique language exhibiting immense frustration as errors piled up and photographs landed vast.
𝗧𝗥𝗜𝗩𝗜𝗔Anders Antonsen is the primary participant to beat @ViktorAxelsen in 3⃣7⃣9⃣ days.@sinisukaanthony 🇮🇩 was the la… https://t.co/e8wNNXVdOn
— BWF (@bwfmedia) 1612094105000
He managed to regroup to win the second recreation 21-5.
However within the decider Antonsen had all the precise solutions, triumphing 21-17 to assert the sport and the hour-long match in opposition to an more and more ruffled Axelsen.
HIGHLIGHTS | All Danish affair 🇩🇰 the place No.1 seed Viktor Axelsen and No.2 seed Anders Antonsen vie for prime honour… https://t.co/cPCdmVz6rZ
— BWF (@bwfmedia) 1612095579000
Antonsen is the one man to beat Axelsen in three weeks.
The ladies’s doubles was an all-Korean showdown with fourth-ranked Lee So-hee and Shin Seung-chan pushing sixth-ranked Kim So-yeong and Kong Hee-yong to 3 video games over 92 minutes.
Lee and Shin misplaced the primary recreation 15-21 earlier than scrapping via to assert the second 26-24.
They’d momentum early within the third recreation and have been in a position to maintain off a late resurgence from their opponents to win the decider 21-19.
Within the males’s doubles, seventh-ranked Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin of Taiwan received their third title in three weeks.
They beat Indonesia’s Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan 21-17, 23-21 in 37 minutes.
Lee admitted the pair “have been nervous coming within the finals right here.”
“We have been taking part in our idols. I believed: ‘oh my god, oh my god.’ Three titles is unimaginable,” he stated.
Thailand’s third seeds Sapsiree Taerattanachai and Dechapol Puavaranukroh are additionally going for a trio of titles.
They’re up in opposition to sixth-ranked South Koreans Web optimization Seung-jae and Chae Yoo-jung.