Chinese Badminton Players Shine in French Open 2024 Finals


Mon Mar 11 2024

French Open 2024
Chinese players
Paris Olympics 2024
Porte de La Chapelle
Shi Yuqi
Kunlavut Vitidsarn
Chen Qingchen
Jia Yifan
Feng Yanzhe
Huang Dongping
Seo Seung-jae
Chae Yoo-jung

The French Open 2024 witnessed an exciting display of talent as Chinese badminton players secured spots in three finals. Held at the Porte de La Chapelle venue earmarked for badminton at the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympics, the competition showcased fierce matches and determined athletes.

In the men's singles, Chinese player Shi Yuqi, seeded second, earned a spot in the final by defeating Indonesian Aura Dwi Wardoyo with a score of 21-19, 21-14. Shi expressed anticipation for the upcoming final against defending world champion Kunlavut Vitidsarn from Thailand, highlighting the competitive history between them. Kunlavut, the eighth seed, overcame Indian talent Lakshya Sen in a thrilling semifinal match that ended 20-22, 21-13, 21-11.

The women's doubles semifinal saw a clash between Chinese and Japanese pairs, with the number one seeds Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan advancing to the final after defeating Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara. However, the Chinese duo Liu Xuanxuan and Xia Yuting faced defeat against Nami Matsuyama and Chiharu Shida from Japan, ending their title hopes.

In the mixed doubles semifinal, the Chinese pair Feng Yanzhe and Huang Dongping, seeded fourth, emerged victorious over the fifth seeds Jiang Zhenbang and Wei Yaxin. They are set to face the Korean pair Seo Seung-jae and Chae Yoo-jung in the final, who defeated the sixth seeds from Thailand in a competitive match.

The French Open 2024 serves as a crucial test event for the upcoming Paris Olympics and is taking place at the state-of-the-art Porte de La Chapelle venue. This venue, dedicated to badminton and rhythmic gymnastics at the upcoming Summer Games, stands as a lasting legacy for sports in the Paris region.

The Chinese dominance in the French Open 2024 finals reflects the country's stronghold in badminton and sets the stage for intense showdowns in the upcoming championship matches. As the Olympic Games draw closer, the competition provides a glimpse of the talent and determination that will be on display in Paris 2024.