Badminton: Son Crushes Lin In Japan Open

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Son Wan-Ho of South Korea beats Lin Dan of China during their men's singles quarter-final match at the Japan Open Badminton Championships

World number one Son Wan-can ho HighIntela dat xanh overpowered two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China in the men's singles at the Japan Badminton Open Friday, while newly crowned women's world champion Nozomi Okuhara also reached the semi-finals.

South Korea's Son beat the Chinese great with a hard-fought 21-15, 21-15 victory and now faces world champion Viktor Axelsen of Denmark in the semis.

Axelsen, who beat Lin to clinch the world title in Glasgow last month, brushed off a challenge from Indian ace Kidambi Srikanth 21-17, 21-17.

Defending champion Lee Chong Wei squeezed past fourth-seeded rising star Chou Tien-chen of Taipei 21-11, 15-21, 21-19.

The Malaysian, who has won the Japan Open six times, will face Shi Yuqi in the other semi-final after the Chinese second seed beat India's HS Prannoy 21-15, 21-14.

In the women's draw, Okuhara pleased home fans with a 21-16, 23-21 win against Beiwen Zhang, representing the United States.

Okuhara is bidding to reclaim the trophy on home soil, after winning it in 2015.

On Thursday, she beat Pusarla V Sindhu, reprising her victory over the Indian in the world championships final.

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