Abreu rumble in the finals

The Danish badmintonstjerne Viktor Axelsen is ready for the final in the year's first tournament on the world tour, Malaysia Masters. With a convincing effor

Abreu rumble in the finals

The Danish badmintonstjerne Viktor Axelsen is ready for the final in the year's first tournament on the world tour, Malaysia Masters. With a convincing effor

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
11 January 2020 Saturday 06:00
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Abreu rumble in the finals

The Danish badmintonstjerne Viktor Axelsen is ready for the final in the year's first tournament on the world tour, Malaysia Masters.

With a convincing effort defeated Axelsen in Saturday's semi-finals Ng Ka Long Angus of Hong kong in two sets with the digits 21-14, 21-18.

also a change waiting for either the surprise Zii Jia Lee from Malaysia or the last Kento Momota from Japan.

After an equal opening took Abreu initiative, won seven balls in a row and went from 8-9 to 15-9.

The 26-year-old dane radiated profit and played with patience against an opponent who gradually is developing a Abreu-complex.

It was the two players ' eighth inter showdown, and Angus has still not managed to take a set from the dane.

With a sure hand guided Abreu first set in the house and was on a direct course towards the finals in the tournament, which he won in 2018.

Hongkongeren, however, were not beaten, and threw away all inhibitions from the other sets beginning.

Viktor Axelsen played out easily in the final. Photo: Mohd Rasfan/Ritzau Scanpix
He brought himself in front of the 5-0, and since Abreu came at 5-5, started the Angus just another shoal, which sent him up on the 9-5.

Abreu regained, however, the control and was in the lead with 11-9 at the break in the set.

the Dane signalled along the way, that he had issues with the hip, but he moved well and kept the good fighting opponent at a distance.

Abreu tilspillede three matchbolde at 20-17. He missed the first, but took the victory, as Angus subsequent spill for short.

Malaysia Masters is a so-called Super 500-tournament and rank on the world the fourth level.

do you Remember? Axelsen wins the finale with a cheeky detail:

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Updated: 11.01.2020 06:00
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