The BWF French Open 2021 has come to an end and the Japanese have swept the top spots in the singles divisions. French Open 2021 Final saw Kanta Tsuneyama and Akane Yamaguchi being crowned the singles champion in Paris. It was an all Asian showdown in the final and the Japanese came out on top.
Kanta Tsuneyama toppled fourth seed Chou Tien-Chen in the French Open final to win the title. Kanta staged a tremendous comeback to defeat Chou 15-21, 21-8, 21-17 after going down in the first game. The Japanese saw off top seed Kento Momota in the semifinal. Momota retired in the final game, the tiebreaker as Kanta made it through to the final.
French Open 2021 Final: Akane Yamaguchi sees off Sayaka Takahasi in the final
Top seed Akane Yamaguchi secured an easy win in the French Open 2021 Final against countrymate Sayaka Takahashi. Yamaguchi sealed the final with a scoreline of 21-18, 21-12 to wrap up her second title on the trot following the Denmar Open victory. The top seed toppled An Se-Young 21-13, 10-21, 21-18 in the semifinal.
South Korea’s Shin Baek-Cheol and Ko Sung-Hyun bagged the men’s doubles title with a 21-17, 22-20 win over former world champs Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo and Marcus Fernaldi Gideon. South Korea also reigned supreme in the women’s doubles as Lee So-Hee and Shin Seung-Chan bagged the title against the Korean pair of Kim So-Yeong and Kong Hee-Yong.