The Spanish Carolina Marin, olympic champion and triple world champion of badminton, never tires of extending his record of victories, and this Sunday added a new title, the Japan Open, after an exciting match against the local Nozomi Okuhara.
One of the few players of the circuit with which you do not have a positive balance of victories, Marin had to play three sets before winning 21-19, 17-21 and 21-11 in an hour and a quarter of a game.
Except in the 2-1 initial, Okuhara dominated the scoreboard in the opening game to tie it at 19, which preceded the two points of Marín who decided on the partial.
Also couple was the second manga, in which the world champion was not able to make more than three points in a row and that went in favour of his rival.
The playoff game was a different story: Marin accumulated valuable advantages of 3-0, 10-1, 14-4 and 17-5 were a slab for the japanese, who finally relented victory with no option to resist.
The Spanish returned to the tracks in this Open of Tokyo, who won in 2017, a month after proclaiming himself for the third time in his career world champion.Translated from ABC News https://www.abc.es/deportes/abci-badminton-carolina-marin-campeona-abierto-japon-201809161434_noticia.html