Badminton: Chong Wei wins again

Badminton: Chong Wei wins again
Lee at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore.
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PETALING JAYA - National shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei proved once again that he is back in the groove when he bagged the Canada Open in super style.

On Sunday, the former world No. 1 continued his fine form when he defeated 21-year-old Angus Ng Ka Long of Hong Kong 21-17, 21-13 to claim the title in Calgary.

It was Lee's second title in two weeks since coming back from an eight-month ban over a doping violation.

Last week, he reigned supreme to win the US Open Grand Prix Gold in New York.

Elsewhere, Canadian Michelle Li gave the home fans plenty to cheer when she defended the women's singles title in style by beating Kaori Imabeppu of Japan 21-17, 25-23.

FINAL RESULTS

Men's singles: Lee Chong Wei (Mas) bt Angus Ng Ka Long (Hkg) 21-17, 21-13.

Men's doubles: Li Junhui-Liu Yuchen (Chn) bt Huang Kaixiang-Wang Sijie (Chn) 17-21, 21-12, 21-18.

Women's singles: Michelle Li (Can) bt Kaori Imabeppu (Jpn) 21-17, 25-23.

Women's doubles: Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponnappa (Ind) bt Eefje Muskns-Selena Piek (Ned) 21-19, 21-16.

Mixed doubles: Reginald Lee Chun Hei-Chai Hoi Wah (Hkg) bt Andrei Adistia-Vita Marissa (Ina) 21-16, 21-18.

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