Houwei wins China Masters title

In an all-China clash, second-seeded Tian Houwei defeated third seed Qiao Bin to win the men’s final of the China Masters played in Changzhou on Sunday.

The 25-year-old Tian needed 75 minutes to beat Qiao 21-15, 15-21, 21-16.

This was a third career meeting between the two and despite Tian's victory, Qiao leads their head-to-head meetings 2-1.

The women's singles final, was an all-Japan affair which was won by second-seeded Aya Ohori, in a match lasting 65 minutes, against fifth seed Saena Kawakami 21-9, 9-21, 21-18.

Winning moment. #badminton #chinamasters2017 #ayaohori #大堀彩 #winner

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The victory for Ohori takes their head-to-head meeting to 1-1 after her loss in 2015 against Kawakami at the Japan Open qualifying.

In the men’s doubles final, things went according to plan as Chinese Taipei top seeds Chen Hung Ling and Chi-Lin Wang crushed fifth seeds Takuto Inoue and Yuki Kaneko of Japan 21-14, 21-6 in just 30 minutes.    

There was an upset in the women's doubles when unseeded Chinese duo Bao Yixin and Yu Xiaohan battled past fourth seed countryman Huang Yaqiong and Tang Jinhua 8-21, 21-14, 21-17 in a match lasting 72 minutes.

There was a slight upset in the mixed doubles final as China's fifth seeds Wang Yilyu and Huang Dongping cruised past Chinese Taipei fourth seeds Liao Min Chun and Chen Hsiao Huan 21-14, 21-10.

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