Badminton World Tour Finals LIVE: Viktor Axelsen faces Anthony Ginting in final, Tai Tzu Ying and Akane Yamaguchi to battle in Women’s Singles final – Follow BWF World Tour Finals 2022 LIVE Updates

Badminton World Tour Finals LIVE – Yamaguchi vs Tai Tzu LIVE at 11:30: Defending champion Viktor Axelsen is aiming to become the first player to win back-to-back titles in the BWF World Tour Finals. The World No.1 Danish however faces a tough challenge as he takes on Indonesia’s Anthony Ginting, who is unbeaten in the tournament. Meanwhile, in the Wokmen’s Singles, World No.1 Akane Yamaguchi faces Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu-ying in the summit clash.  Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates on BWF World Tour Finals 2022.

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Badminton World Tour Finals LIVE: Viktor Axelsen faces Anthony Ginting in final, Tai Tzu Ying and Akane Yamaguchi ti battle in Women’s Singles final – Follow BWF World Tour Finals 2022 LIVE Updates

Day 4 Fixtures

Men’s Singles

  • Viktor Axelsen vs Anthony Ginting – 1.30 PM 

Women’s Singles

  • Akane Yamaguchi vs Tai Tzu Ying – 11.30 AM 

Men’s Doubles 

  • Mohammad Ahsan / Hendra Setiawan vs Liu Yuchen and Ou Zuanyi – 12.10 PM 

Women’s Doubles

  • Chen Qingchen / Jia Yifan vs Benyapa Aimsaard / Nuntakarn Aimsaard – 12.50 PM 

Mixed Doubles 

  • Zheng Siwei / Huang Yaqiong vs Dechapol Puavaranukroh / Sapisree Taerattanachai – 2.10 PM 

Men’s Singles

Indonesia Open Badminton LIVE: Axelsen powers into Indonesia Open final with win over Malaysia's Lee
Indonesia Open Badminton LIVE: Axelsen powers into Indonesia Open final with win over Malaysia’s Lee

Viktor Axelsen entered the final after clinching a come-from-behind victory against Kodai Naraoka in the semifinal. Axelsen however isn’t looking at his best and will need to improve his game ahead of the final. Axelsen has won seven titles in the year and looks to finish the season on a high. He began the season finale with straight game victories against Lu Guangzu and Kodai Naraoka. However he couldn’t extend his win streak as he suffered a loss against HS Prannoy in his last league game. He also was on the verge of losing the semifinal but bounced back against Naraoka.

Meanwhile, Anthony Ginting has looked flawless in the tournament. He began the tournament by defeating his compatriot Jonatan Christie and went on to clinch victories against Chou Tien Chen and Loh Kean Yew. In the semifinal, he yet again defeated Christie. He is entering the final in the tournament after three years. In 2019, he finished as runner-up after losing against Kento Momota, he now looks a strong contender for the title.

Women’s Singles

World No.1 Akane Yamaguchi became the first Japanese women’s singles player to enter the final of BWF World Championships 2022. She beat top seed Chen Yufei in the semifinal to enter the summit clash. She began the tournament by defeating An Se-young but then lost to Chen Yufei. She then clinched a victory in a must-win contest against Gregoria Tunjung to move to the semifinal. Yamaguchi is now eyeing her maiden season finale trophy.

Tai Tzu Ying is entering her third final in the BWF World Tour Finals. She won the title in 2020 and finished as runner up in 2019. She i now aiming to become the first woman to win two titles in the season finale. Tai Tzu Ying started the tournament with loss against He Bing Jian but won her next two games against Thailand’s Busana Ongbamrungphan and Ratchanok Intanon to advance to the final. She then avenged her defeat against Bing Jiao by defeating her in the semifinal.

Japan Open Badminton: Home favourite Akane Yamaguchi reaches Japan Open badminton final
Japan Open Badminton: Home favourite Akane Yamaguchi reaches Japan Open badminton final

Men’s Doubles 

In the Men’s Doubles, Indonesia’s Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan will be up against China’s Liu Yuchen and Ou Zuanyi. The Chinese pair are unbeaten in the tournament and will give a tough fight against the second seeded Indonesian pair.

Women’s Doubles

In the Women’s Doubles, China’s Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan pair will face Thailand’s Benyapa Aimsaard and Nuntakarn Aimsaard in the final. The Chinese pair are unbeaten in the tournament so far.

Mixed Doubles

In the Mixed Doubles, China’s Zheng Siwei and  Huang Yaqiong will face Thailand’s Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapisree Taerattanachai in the summit clash.

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