Kunlavut Vitidsarn triumphed to take Thailand’s first gold order of the day by winning the men’s Thailand Open badminton final in Bangkok on Sunday, dominating Hong Kong’s Lee Cheuk Yiu, 21- 12, 21- 10 in just 38 twinkles.
He came only the fourth Thai man to win the event and madly thanked the rapturous crowd, who were noisily behind him all the way.
” I’m veritably happy moment,” he told journalists.
He said the energy in the colosseum helped him, adding” I can concentrate on the game more.”
The world number five, who beat top- ranked Viktor Axelson at the Indian Open in January, played a dominant first game and was troubled only compactly by an unsettled and uneven Lee.
The alternate game was opened by a beautiful feint from Vitidsarn, 22, tumbling the shuttlecock over the net in a move that disorientated his opponent.
” I suppose I tried my stylish,” said a disappointed Lee.
The Hong Konger, ranked 17th in the world and the megacity’s first quarterfinalist in this event, fought back with some nail- smelling rallies and important slams but couldn’t rattle Vitidsarn’s supreme confidence.
Women’s mates world number two An Se- youthful smashed home palm at the women’s final prostrating China’s He Bingjiao.
The 21- time-old South Korean came out roaring and was in knock- eschewal form throughout the 21- 10, 21- 19 palm in the Thai capital.
World number five He fought back in the alternate game– leading compactly by four points– which featured some brilliant net play from both players.
But she couldn’t forfend off a gloriously sure- footed performance from the South Korean.
He is serve failed to clear the net on crown point, giving An her 15th title on the world stint.
The South Korean player is on a roll, having made the final of every event she has played this time and winning titles at the All England Open, India and Indonesia.