Badminton players from around the world were facing each other in the Australian Open badminton tournament 2023. Today was the final day of this tournament where Weng Hong Yang vs HS Prannoy terminated the game.
Australian Open Badminton 2023 Men’s Singles Final Result: Weng Hong Yang Beats HS Prannoy
Australian Open Super 500 badminton championship: In the final of Australia Open 2023 HS Prannoy of India losses the title against Weng Hong Yang of China by 21-9, 21-23, 22-20. In the final played on Sunday, 6 August China’s Wang Hong Yang won the title match by returning in the third match against Indian badminton star HS Prannoy. While HS Prannoy winning the second match and had to face defeat in the final match.
Wang Hong Yang took the lead in the first match with a stunning 21-9 win. But in the second match, HS Prannoy made a good comeback after losing the first game and defeated Wang Hong Yang 21-23. After this victory, the match ended in a draw, due to which the third match had to be played. But in the end, Wang Hong Yang won the last match 22-20. This match was very exciting where no player was ready to back down in this clash. A total of 71 shots were seen in the third match.
This was the second encounter between India’s Prannoy and China’s Wang Hong Yang, whereas Prannoy has defeated Wang Hong Yang in his first encounter of the international circuit in the Malaysia Masters 2022. HS Prannoy won the Malaysia Masters title by winning three games in that match. Rajawat also has been the champion of Orleans Masters.
Wang Hong Yang is ranked 24th player in the world and the winner of the title of Korea Open (2022) and China Open (2019).
Check details how HS Prannoy had decided the journey to the final of Australian Open 2023
Prannoy defeated Hong Kong’s Cheuk Yiu Lee by 21-18, 16-21, 21-15 in the round of 32. After this, Prannoy faced Yu Jen Chi in the round of 16 and defeated him by 19-21, 21-19, 21-13 to secure a place in the quarterfinals. In the quarterfinals, Prannoy defeated Indonesia’s Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 16-21, 21-17, 21-14 to secure his place in the semi-finals. This was for the first time when Rajawat had reached the semi-finals of a Super 500 tournament. Then in the semi-finals, HS Prannoy defeated India’s Priyanshu Rajawat by ending it 21-18, 21-12. Finally make its journey to the final of Australian Open Badminton 2023. Where World number 9 player Prannoy lost the men’s singles final to China’s Wang Hong Yang in a thrilling three-game match. Prannoy had to settle for a silver medal.
The results of the Australian Open badminton tournament 2023 will be counted in the qualifying rankings of the players for the Paris Olympics 2024. The qualification cycle for badminton for 2024 Paris Olympics now has opened from 1 May 2023 to be continue until 28 April, 2024.