Lee Chong Wei, Yihan Wang win singles title at Malaysia Open

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 15 (IANS) Men’s World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and top women’s player Yihan Wang won the singles title at the Malaysian Superseries badminton event here Sunday.

The Malaysian had little trouble disposing off Japanese Kenichi Tago, beating him 21-6, 21-13 to win his eighth Malaysian Open title.
In the women’s draw, Yihan beat Chinese compatriot Xin Wang 21-19, 21-11 to overcome the disappointment of being the losing finalists last year.
Yihan defeated India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal in the semifinals Saturday.