Korean badminton’s signboard Ahn Se-young (21‧ Samsung Life Insurance) advanced to the 2023 India Open annual singles final.
Ahn Se-young, ranked 4th in the world, won a 2-1 (11-21 21-16 21-16) come-from-behind victory over Heo Bing-jao (China, 5th) in the women’s singles semifinal match held in New Delhi, India on the 22nd (Korean time).
Ahn Se-young, who had lost 4 matches against Heo Bing-jao before her, took her first win with a thrilling turnaround in her first match of the year. 토토사이트
She seemed to be caught by the collar again by Heo Bing-jao as Ahn Se-yeong easily gave up her first set. However, Ahn Se-young showed concentration from the second set, and she won two sets in a row, earning her a spot in the final.
This put Ahn Se-young in a battle for the championship with her world number one, her nemesis Akane Yamaguchi (Japan).
Ahn Se-young is inferior to Yamaguchi with 5 wins and 10 losses. She also lost to Yamaguchi in the Malaysian Open final held for the first time in the New Year on the 15th, where she finished runner-up.
Meanwhile, Seo Seung-jae (Army Sports Corps) – Kang Min-hyeok (Samsung Life Insurance) in men’s doubles, Jung Na-eun (Hwasun-gun Office) – Kim Hye-jeong (Samsung Life Insurance) in women’s doubles, Kim Won-ho (Samsung Life Insurance) – Jeong Na-eun (Hwasun-gun Office) in mixed doubles side by side. Lost in the semi-finals, finished the tournament in 3rd place.