Taiwan’s Tai Tzu Ying eliminated at French Open
Taiwanese shuttle player Tai Tzu Ying missed out on a chance to win her fourth title of the year on Saturday after losing to China’s He Bingjiao 15-21, 10-21 in the Yonex French Open women’s semifinals in Paris. .
8th in the world 11-4 lead, Thailand rebounded and scored 7 consecutive points, but could not save the opening game.
In the second game, an out-of-form Tai fell behind 1-7 before losing eight straight shots to He to reach 7-20 and ultimately lose the 37-minute match.
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The world number two said she was not feeling well and was “feeling sick”, but will try to get back in shape before the BWF World Tour Finals in Guangzhou, China on December 14.
Tai overcame jet lag and thanked her fans for supporting her throughout the tournament.
Despite the loss, Tai still have the upper hand in head-to-head matches against He, with 10 wins in 13 matches.
Thailand won the Thai Open in May, June and July this year, the Thai Open in June and July, the Taipei Open in June and July respectively, and the French Open in 2017.
He was set to face Carolina Marin yesterday after the Spaniard defeated Akane Yamaguchi of Japan in a straight game.
In the men’s doubles semifinals, Taiwan’s Lu Qingyao and Yang Pohan defeated England’s Ben Lane and Sean Bendy 21-15, 21-14 in 40 minutes.
The world’s No. 25 duo faced India’s Satwiksairaj Rankireddi and Chirag Shetty in the final yesterday.
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