Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Defeating 4 world champions, Anthony Sinisuka Ginting won 2018 China Open


Anthony Sinisuka GintingAnthony Sinisuka Ginting - Anthony Sinisuka Ginting's achievement in winning at the 2018 China Open deserves thumbs up. The reason is the 21-year-old men successfully defeated four world champions of badminton before ensuring the 2018 China Open title for him. Anthony Ginting started his journey at the 2018 China Open by getting rid of Lin Dan, the senior Chinese champion who won five world titles.

Anthony defeated Lin Dan with a rubber game. Had lost in the first game with a score of 22-24, Anthony was able to reverse the victory in the next two sets 21-5 and 21-19. Anthony keep making surprise in the second round. The West Java-born player was able to overthrow the 2017 World Champion, Viktor Axelsen (Denmark), with two straight games 21-18 and 21-17.

Anthony was also superior in a record meeting with Chen Long (China) who was the 2014 and 2015 World Champion in 2018 China Open quarter-finals on Friday, September 21st 2018. Anthony managed to take revenge on Chou Tien Chen in the semifinals. Anthony won with a score of 12-21, 21-17 and 21-15. The match took time in one hour and eight minutes.

This is a repeat of 2018 Asian Games where Anthony was previously forced to surrender in the semifinals.

Finally, Anthony Ginting successfully defeated Japanese world champion Kento Momota in the final on Sunday, September 23rd 2018. The peak match was fiercely where Anthony is always left points in the middle of the match but able to reverse the situation at the end.


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