Tommy Sugiarto wins Men’s Singles crown at the 2011 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix – Badminton news

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Tommy Sugiarto wins Men’s Singles crown at the 2011 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix – Badminton news
Indonesia’s in-form shuttler, Tommy Sugiarto won the Men’s Singles crown after making his mark over Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk of Thailand in the title-match of the 2011 Chinese Taipei Open Grand Prix. The encounter was held in Sinjhuang City, Chinese Taipei,
on Sunday, September 11.
Sugiarto, who is currently placed at Number 21 in the Men’s Singles world rankings, delivered a tremendous performance and won the final battle after working hard for three sets of 60 minutes. The Indonesian played with aggression throughout the match against
his spirited opponent, who stretched the battle to three games.
The sixth seeded Sugiarto opened the first game in dominating fashion, as he played an attacking game by keeping the pace of the rallies at the highest speed. The Thai shuttler, who defeated top seed, Nguyen Tien Minh in the Men’s Singles semi-final, failed
to tackle the speed and perfection of his rival in the opening set. Sugiarto clinched the first game in a striking manner with the margin of 21-15, in 19 minutes.
In the second game, Saensomboonsuk found his momentum and played with a different strategy. He avoided unforced errors throughout the set by playing safe badminton, which helped him in picking up the level of his game.
Saensomboonsuk’ powerful smashes coupled with strong pushes on the body of Sugiarto earned him a considerable advantage over his higher ranked opponent. The Indonesian committed many unforced errors and lost the set with the margin of 15-21 in 20 minutes.
The crowd could not have asked for a more quality match, as both shuttlers displayed a terrific show of badminton. In the final set, both players remained close until the match entered into the second-half of the set. The Thai shuttler matched the speed
of Sugiarto and remained close until the score entered into the concluding phase of the deciding game.
The Indonesian played with great variations in his strokes during the ending points and put more pressure on his rival, who made crucial mistakes which helped the higher ranked Indonesian to finish-off the game with a margin of 21-17, in 21 minutes. The
title-match ended with the win of Sugiarto, while the score of this thrilling battle was 21-15, 15-21 and 21-17.



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