Unseeded players will contest tomorrow’s men’s and women’s singles finals at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Lingshui China Masters.
Malaysia’s Wei Feng Chong, the only seeded player in the semi-finals - he was ranked sixth - succumbed 21-17, 16-21, 23-21 to Chinese Taipei’s Lin Yu Hsien, who put out top seed and compatriot Hsu Jen Hao earlier in the competition.
Lin is now due to meet home player Lu Guangzu, who defeated his 19-year-old Chinese compatriot Sun Feixiang 13-21, 21-12, 21-15 in the first of the men’s semi-finals in this BWF Super 100 World Tour event.at the Agile Arena.
South Korea’s Ga Eun Kim, who defeated second seed Vu Thi Trang of Vietnam in the quarter-finals, moved through to the final with a 21-11, 21-11 win over compatriot Yu Jin Sim.
Her opponent there will be home player Li Xuerui, who won an all-Chinese semi-final against Zhiyi Wang 21-19, 21-17.