Wang Shixian bags her first ever All England crown  
 
Published on 13/03/2011     Source : BWF

World No. 1 Wang Shixian of China was not 100% fit but she was still good enough to defeat Japan’s Eriko Hirose in the final of the YONEX All England Open – the second OSIM BWF World Superseries Premier tournament – on Sunday.

Playing in her fourth final from as many tournaments this year – and seventh consecutive final in all – Wang Shixian completed a 24-22, 21-19 victory in 55 minutes to become the 12 Chinese player to win badminton’s oldest tournament. Following her victory on Sunday, it meant Chinese women have won this title 19 times in the last ...

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