Wang sets up Chen final in Taipei

Tzu Wei Wang will face home favourite Chou Tien Chen in the men’s singles final of the Yonex Open Chinese Taipei on Sunday.

Wang, seeded second, battled past sixth seed Jeon Hyeok Jin 21-18, 21-18 on the courts of the Taipei Arena to advance to the final.

Earlier in the day, top seed chen was forced to come back from a game down to defeat Malaysian hopeful Lee Zii Jia 15-21, 21-1-, 21-12 to book himself a place in Sunday's swansong. 

Meanwhile, in the women's draw, Malaysia's Goh Jin Wei defeated Haruko Suzuki. Wei, seeded third, is the only seed left in the final four and beat the Japanese shuttler 21-16, 21-17.

The other semi-final saw Saena Kawakami ease past fellow Japanese player Natsumi Shimoda 21-8, 21-15 to set up a final with Wei.