(Blibli Indonesia Open 2018) Chen Yufei Advances to The Final

Chen Yufei
Chen Yufei
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The ticket to the women’s singles final match of Blibli Indonesia Open 2018 has been secured by the Chinese player, Chen Yufei. She advances to the final match after beating Sung Ji Hyun from South Korea in a semifinal match that was held earlier today, Saturday (7/7) in Istora Senayan, Jakarta.

Through a three-game match, Chen managed to end the game with the score of 21-23, 21-18, and 23-21 within the course of 84 minutes. This result helps Chen to lead the score by 4-1 in the head-to-head statistics between Chen and Sung.

“The opponent on today’s match was very good, and I had some difficulties in keeping up with her game plays. But I tried to show my best effort to defend against her until I finally got the win,” as expressed by Chen after the match.

Chen, who immediately suffered a loss from Gregoria Mariska Tunjung, the Indonesian player on the first round during the 2017 Indonesia Open, claimed that she has improved herself in many aspects, including her morale and skill. “Now I feel more matured from many aspects, including my morale and skill compared to last year,” she said.

On the final match that will be held tomorrow, on Sunday (8/7) Chen will have to wait the winner of the match between Tai Tzu Ying, the world’s No. 1 player from Taiwan and Chen’s compatriot, He Bingjiao.

“To be able to reach the final is an extraordinary achievement for me. Whoever the opponent is for tomorrow’s match, I will do my best,” Chen added.