Akane Yamaguchi, the reigning world champion, registered a come-from-behind win over world no. 4 An Se Younger to clinch the Malaysia Open Tremendous 1000 and her first Tremendous Sequence Premier title in seven years.
The world no. 1 Japanese, who received the season-ending World Tour Finals in December, prevailed over Younger in a three-game thriller to say the title after a gruelling battle of 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Yamaguchi received her maiden Tremendous Sequence Premier title on the China Open in 2017.
On Sunday, in Kula Lampur, Yamaguchi, after dropping the primary sport 21-12, bounced again to win the tightly fought second sport 21-19 earlier than sealing the competition 21-11 within the third.
In the meantime, Chinese language domination in doubles continued.
Chen Qingchen- Jia Yifan, the world no. 1 pairing in girls’s doubles, blew away South Korea’s Baek Hana-Lee Yulim 21-16, 21-10 in 52 minutes.
In blended doubles, the world no. 1 pairing of Zheng Siwei-Huang Yaqiong, carrying on their final season’s dominating show, claimed the season’s first Tremendous Sequence Premier title.
Zheng-Huang beat Yuta Watanabe-Arisa Higashino of Japan 21-19, 21-11 in 44 minutes.
Final season, the Chinese language pairing received an amazing 9 Tremendous Sequence titles on the World Tour.