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Monday, April 14, 2014

Cheers for Lee Chong Wei at the stadium.

The atmosphere was more lively when the main stars hit the courts like Lee Chong Wei during the Singapore Open semi finals.

Crowds were shouting," Lee Chong Wei!, Lee Chong Wei!..."

The Indian nationalistic fans were shouting support for Srikanth by shouting,"Srikanth!, Srikanth!..."

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Musings of Singapore Open 2014

At the Semifinals, Lee ChongWei takes on Srikant K.
Li Xue Rui vs Sung Ji Hyun.

The semifinals was pretty interesting, with many upsets and good matches.

The highlight was the eventual winner, Simon Santoso beating Du Penyu in rubber game.

Simon Santoso an unseeded player went on to beat Lee Chong Wei in the finals.

The other great game was the Women's doubles featuring top seeds Christina Pedersen/Kamilla Rytter Juhl beating the Japanese WD, Ayaka Takahashi/Misaki Matsutomo in a rubber game.

The finals featured the biggest upset when Simon Santoso beat Lee Chong Wei in straight sets 21-15, 21-10.

The other games were pretty much anybody's game.

Lee Chong Wei's wife, Mew Choo and Lee Chong Wei's mother and son, Kingston were also present in the stands.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Badminton Holiday-OUE Singapore Open 2014

This year the Singapore Open is sponsored by OUE instead of Aviva.

The lighting is dark just like Sudirman cup and All England.

The official website is linked here.

Location is still in the Kallang Stadium.

The sports hub complex is still incomplete.

Tickets are rather expensive.

 The spectators are issued fixed seats instead of free seating in the previous years.