Carolina Marín will fight for the title of the World Tour Finals


The Spanish badminton player Carolina Marín has made it to the grand final of the Badminton World Tour Finals, which are being held in Hangzhou (China), after defeating the number two in the ranking again this Saturday in the semifinals. the Chinese Yu Fei Chen (21-17, 19-21, 21-13).

Marín, who already beat Chen on Friday in the last match of the group stage (25-23, 24-22), needed one hour and 44 minutes to beat the Asian player again, a victory that allows her to be cited in the final match with the Taiwanese Tai Tzu-Ying. In the final, which she steps on for the second time in her career, she will look for the great title that is missing from her showcase.

At the Hangzhou OSC Gymnasium, the current world runner-up stood out on the scoreboard by winning seven of the first ten points of the first set (7-3). The Chinese player managed to equalize the fight and even take the lead (9-10), but the Andalusian reacted with two 4-0 sets to take the lead (21-17).

Equality marked the second set, in which they sent minimal advantages until the arrival of Chen's 5-0 (20-14) to which Marín responded (20-19), although not enough to prevent her opponent from equalizing the match. (21-19).

Already in the final round, the Spanish stepped on the accelerator before the halfway point with a remarkable 8-0 (14-6), and not even Chen's attempts to try to reduce the distance prevented her victory and her passage to the final, where she She will face the Taiwanese Tai Tzu-Ying, number four in the world and who caused the surprise by eliminating the number one, the South Korean An Se-Young, in the semifinals (19-21, 21-15, 22-20).