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Taiwan's Chou loses to Chinese rival in India Open final

2018/02/04 20:39:20

Chou Tien-chen ( 周天成 )/CNA file photo

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Taiwanese badminton player Chou Tien-chen ( 周天成 ) was defeated by Shi Yuchi (石宇奇)of China in the final of the Superseries India Open men's singles on Sunday.

The 7th-seeded Chou had to settle for second place after losing to Shi in two straight sets.

Chou was leading in the first set until Shi staged a comeback and took the game 21-18, and the Chinese player went on the win the second set 21-14.

In the 2017 Superseries, Chou also lost to Shi in two straight sets.

(By Lee Chin-wei and S.C. Chang)