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Korea Open 2017: Anthony Ginting stuns World No.1 Son Wan Ho to enter maiden Super Series finals

In What Came As The Biggest Upset In The Korea Open, Indonesian Teenage Shuttler Antony Ginting Stunned World No 1 Son Wan Ho In Three Closely Contested Games To Book A Place In His Maiden Superseries Finals.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Gautam Lalotra | Updated on: 16 Sep 2017, 11:40:50 AM
Anthony Ginting - File Photo

New Delhi:

In what came in as the biggest upset in the Korea Open, Indonesian teenage shuttler Antony Ginting stunned World No 1 Son Wan Ho in three closely contested games to book a place in his maiden Superseries finals. 

The 20-year-old Indonesian shuttler stunned World No 1 Son Wan Ho in front of his Korean fans to enter his first ever Superseries final. Ginting made a slow start but got into his rhythm as the game went along and eventually held the aces against his more experienced opponent.

Ginting clinched the semis contest 16-21, 21-18, 21-13. In the women's section, Nozomi Okuhara defeated Akane Yamaguchi to seal a place in the women's singles finals.

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First Published : 16 Sep 2017, 11:40:24 AM