Indonesia Open

Lee Chong Wei beats Marc Zwiebler to win badminton's Indonesia Open

Lee Chong Wei hits a return to Marc Zwiebler during the Indonesia Open final in Jakarta. Photo: AP

The Malaysian supremo hardly broke a sweat against the unseeded Zwiebler during the men's singles final in Jakarta, taking just 40 minutes to win the match 21-15, 21-14.

Monday, 17 June, 2013, 4:35am

HK's Zhou outlasts Xie to snare Singapore title

Hong Kong's Zhou Mi won her first Super Series title of the year when she overcame Xie Xingfang of China in the singles final of the Singapore Open yesterday.

15 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

21- Lin Dan

Born: October 14, 1983 in Fujian

Entry: Singles

Credentials: Gold at 2006 and 2007 world championships, world number one

31 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Injury forces out Wang

It was heartbreak for Wang Chen yesterday when injury forced her to withdraw from the Indonesia Super series in Jakarta while leading mainland top seed Zhu Lin in the quarter-finals. Hong Kong's top player pulled out after winning the first set 21-17 and leading the second 6-2. Zhu will now meet Pi Hongyan of France.

21 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Lee shrugs off pain to set up final clash with Lin

Second seed Lee Chong Wei shrugged off a nagging knee problem to reach his second Super Series final in as many weeks.

The Malaysian ace, who also made it to the final of the China Open in Guangzhou last week, defeated Kenneth Jonassen of Denmark 21-13, 21-17 at the Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open in front of a capacity crowd of 3,000 at Queen Elizabeth Stadium yesterday.

2 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Thaworn keeps pace with big boys

Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant got into the mix with the big guns, cruising quietly on to the leaderboard after an impressive second-round four-under-par 68.

The Asian Tour number one produced a wonderful performance at Royal Liverpool to safely make the weekend rounds with his two-day total of five-under-par 139.

23 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

'Iron Man' plans to celebrate 200th Asian Tour outing in style

Asian number one Thaworn Wiratchant hopes he can cap a career milestone this week with a grand victory.

The Thai star will feature in his 200th Asian Tour tournament, giving him the honour of holding the most number of appearances in the region.

12 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Thaworn and Thongchai resume battle

Thai stars Thaworn Wiratchant and Thongchai Jaidee will renew their battle for the Asian Tour Order of Merit supremacy on home soil at the Bangkok Airways Open this week.

12 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Thaworn bounces back from poor start to take clubhouse lead

Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant took his familiar place at the top of the leaderboard after a rain-hit opening round at the Crowne Plaza Open yesterday.

30 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

China go out with a whimper

Lin's 38-minute hiding caps disappointing championship for mainland team

China's World Championship campaign ended with a whimper yesterday as top seed Lin Dan was thrashed in the men's singles final by Indonesia's Taufik Hidayat to complete a disappointing tournament for the mainland.

23 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Choi races into lead

South Korean veteran Choi Sang-ho rolled back the years when he fired a six-under-par 66 to grab a three-stroke lead after the first round of the Maekyung Open yesterday.

27 May 2005 - 12:00am

Thai Thaworn drives home in style

Thailand's Thaworn Wiratchant romped to a sensational five-stroke victory in the US$1 million Enjoy Jakarta Standard Chartered Indonesia Open after shooting a final round of seven-under-par 63 yesterday.

28 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Thaworn hangs on to lead with big day ahead

'Now I have to prepare for a 27-hole session'

Thaworn Wiratchant was hanging on to a one-stroke lead in the US$1 million Enjoy Jakarta Standard Chartered Indonesia Open yesterday when the third round was suspended due to darkness.

27 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Tired Thaworn doubles up for clubhouse lead

Thaworn Wiratchant, who possesses one of the most unorthodox swings in the game, holed out from the fairway for an eagle at his last hole to soar into a one-stroke clubhouse lead on day two of the Enjoy Jakarta Standard Chartered Indonesia Open yesterday.

26 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Women beat the odds

Just 24 hours after qualifying for the Uber Cup finals for the first time, Hong Kong achieved another one for the record books when they reached the final of the regional qualifying competition in Melbourne yesterday.

24 Feb 2002 - 12:00am