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Sunday, 26 June 2011



Meeting my favor." That expression of feeling confident ahead of Lee Chong Wei against Peter Gade in the Indonesian Open badminton final at Senayan Sports Stadium, today.
"But I remain alert Gade threat. He has proved age is not an obstacle when maintaining a high level of fitness and touch are still poisonous. If not, he was not able to progress so far and I have to be careful tomorrow (today) if not berputih eyes, "said the world number one.

Yesterday, in the semi-final, national champions from Bukit Mertajam, Penang beat China's young players are the fourth option, Chen Long, 21-17, 21-18 in the race for 53 minutes to start the game the sixth title this year. Chong Wei 29, is seeking his fourth hat-trick at the prestigious tournament after winning in 2007, 2009 and 2010, reached the final after setting aside opponents in the race for 53 minutes. Gade, 35, a former world number one spot and the fifth seed after easy to remove the Shoa Sasaki of Japan 21-11, 21-14 in the game for 34 minutes. Champion Denmark, however, admitted that he must work hard if wanted to surprise Chong Wei is in its best performance level. "However, I believe still have a chance to win because anything can happen in the final. After Taufik (Hidayat) lost, many fans in Jakarta want me to win, "said Gade who have never won the tournament. Based on the records of meetings, Chong Wei has won 12 of 13 meetings with world number five was, thus has the advantage of bringing home a cash prize of U.S. $ 48,000 (RM144, 000) if called champions.
RESULTS Semi Final Men's Singles Lee Chong Wei (MAS) mn Chen Long (CHN) 21-17, 21-18 Peter Gade (DEN) mn Sho Sasaki (JPN) 21-11, 21-14
Women's singles Saina Nehwal (IND) mn Cheng Shao Chieh (TPE) 21-14, 14-21, 21-17 Wang Yihan (CHN) mn Jiang Yanjiao (CHN) 21-13, 21-12
Men's Doubles Cai Yun-Fu Haifeng (CHN) mn Markis Kido-Hendra Setiawan (INA) 21-18, 21-15; Chai Biao-Guo Zhendong (CHN) mn Mohammad Ahsan-Bona Septano 18-21 21-11 21-18


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