Chen Long of China reacts during the men's singles final against Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark at the China Open badminton tournament in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province, Nov. 20. Chen Long lost 0-2. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)

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Chen Long of China reacts during the men's singles final against Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark at the China Open badminton tournament in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province, Nov. 20. Chen Long lost 0-2. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan)
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