Indonesia

Ahsan/Hendra Melenggang ke Final Usai Kandaskan Pasangan Jepang

JAKARTA - Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan lolos ke final Indonesia Open 2019 setelah mengalahkan pasangan Jepang, Takuro Hoki/Yugo Kobayashi. Kemenangan ini sekaligus membuka peluang All Indonesian Final di ganda putra.

Tampil di Istora Senayan, Jakarta, Sabtu (20/7/2019) siang WIB, Ahsan/Hendra sempat kehilangan game pertama sebelum akhirnya comeback 17-21, 21-19, 21-17. Pertandingan berlangsung 57 menit.

Kemenangan ini sekaligus membuka peluang ganda putra mencetak All Indonesian Final. Tiket final lain akan diperebutkan Marcus Fernaldi Giedon/Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo kontra pasangan China, Li Jun Hui/Liu Yu Chen.

Sebagai informasi, satu-satunya peluang Indonesia mengamankan gelar juara di turnamen superseries ini cuma dari nomor ganda putra. Wakil Indonesia lain yang turun di nomor berebeda tak ada yang tembus ke semifinal.

(bbk)

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