Korea Open: Tien-chen, Okuhara win singles titles

The third seed Tien-chen had a straight games win over Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto, while Okuhara fought back to beat Beiwen Zhang of USA.

Nozomi Okuhara on the podium after clinching the Korea Open title.   -  Getty Images

Chou Tien-chen of Taiwan and Japan's Nozomi Okuhara clinched the men's and women's singles titles respectively at the Korea Open on Sunday.

The third seed Tien-chen had a straight games 21-13, 21-16 win over Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto, while Okuhara after conceding the second game, fought back strongly in the third to beat Beiwen Zhang of USA 21-10, 17-21, 21-16.

The men's doubles title went to the Japanese duo of Hiroyuki Endo and Yuta Watanabe, who defeated compatriots Takuro Hoki and Yugo Kobayashi 9-21, 21-15, 21-10.

Meanwhile, the women's doubles clash was also between two Japanese pair, where the second seed Misaki Matsutoma and Ayaka Takahashi beat Yuku Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota 21-11, 21-18.

In a closely fought mixed doubles final, the fifth seed Chinese pair of He Jiting and Du Hue defeated Denmark's Mathias Christiansen and Christinna Pedersen of Denmark 21-18, 21-16.

India's campaign at the Korea Open ended with Saina Nehwal, after she lost her quarterfinal match to Okuhara.

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