BWF Tour Final 2019
NUSADAILY.COM JAKARTA – The 2019 BWF Tour Final will be held on 11-15 December 2019. Indonesia is certain to send seven representatives in the prestigious badminton championship event later this year. The couple Kevin Sanjaya S/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon became the mainstay of Indonesia as well as occupying the first seed in the men’s doubles sector.
In men’s doubles, Indonesian couples dominate. The couple M Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan is the second winner after the Minions.
The BWF Tour Final 2019 event was held in China. The tournament competed for a total prize of 1,500,000 US dollars.
However, the Indonesian team did not have a single representative in the women’s singles sector in the 2019 BWF World Tour event.
Reporting from the official website of BWF, here are some of the top featured list on the 2019 BWF World Tour from various sectors.
1. Men’s Singles
Japanese singles mainstay champion, Kento Momota will certainly not be deterred at the top of the list of points earned for the 2019 BWF Tour Finals.
The brilliant performance shown by Momota throughout the year was enough to make the lovers of the world badminton feel impressed by its appearance.
Kento Momota itself so far is still solid in the top ranking with nicks 107,590 points.
Various prestigious titles such as the All England, China Open, Korea Open, until the 2019 World Championships he managed to achieve this year.
The second position is occupied by Chou Tien Chen who collected 95,780 points.
This Taiwanese badminton player has won titles this year such as the China Taipei Open, Thailand Open, and Indonesia Open 2019.
Jonatan Christie managed to occupy the third seed in the 2019 BWF Tour Final this time where he has collected 94,440 points.
2. Women’s Singles
Good performance performed by Chen Yufei throughout the year is also enough to invite admiration from the world badminton lovers.
The Chinese badminton player is still at the top of the table in the table leading to the 2019 BWF Tour Final event.
Chen Yu Fei, who just won the 2019 Hong Kong Open, has collected 106,760 points.
The second position is occupied by female singers from Thailand, Ratchanok Intanon. Intanon so far has managed to collect 104,060 points.
Several times he had to settle for runner-up as in the Hong Kong Open, Korea Open, and Thailand Open 2019.
The titles won by Intanon this year include the India Open, Malaysia Masters, and Sudirman Cup.
The third position is occupied by Nozomi Okuhara who is still competing with Tai Tzu Ying.
Nozomi Okuhara has now collected 94,060 points, while the Tai Tzu Ying below has won 92,910 points.
3. Men’s Doubles
Two of Indonesia’s leading men’s doubles representatives managed to occupy the top positions in the 2019 BWF Tour Final table standings.
The men’s doubles pair who will represent Indonesia in the 2019 BWF Tour Final are Marcus Gideon/Kevin Sanjaya and Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan.
The extraordinary performance shown by the two Red and White team pairs is indeed understandable making them a winner at the 2019 BWF Tour Final.
Couples who have the nickname Minions are still sturdy with an accumulation of 116,990 points.
Throughout this year various prestigious tournament titles have been won by Marcus/Kevin.
Like the title of Fuzhou China Open, Danish Open, French Open, Indonesia Open, and Japan Open were won by Minions in 2019.
The second position is occupied by Ahsan/Hendra who have collected 111,440 points,
Followed by a Japanese couple, Takeshi Kamura/Keigo Sonoda, who won 108,270 points.
China’s mainstay men’s doubles, Li Jun Hui/Liu Yu Chen took fourth place with a score of 100,650 points.
4. Women’s Doubles
Japan’s dominance in the women’s doubles sector is still seen in various BWF Tour events this year.
Two women’s doubles representatives from Japan have so far managed to occupy the top two in the table standings towards the 2019 BWF World Tour.
The Yuki Fukushima/Sayaka Hirota pair tops the list with a score of 112,740 points.
Followed by the couple Mayu Matsumoto/Wakana Nagahara who won 109,800 points.
The third position is occupied by Chen Qing Chen/Jia Yi Fan who have won 103,750 points.
The only representative of Indonesia in the women’s doubles sector at the final year of the BWF Tour Final is Greysia Polii/Apriyani Rahayu.
Until now, the pair who ranked 8th in the world are in sixth position with a collection of 85,380 points.
Nevertheless, the performance of Greysia/Apriyani is still in the spotlight related to the significant decline especially towards the end of this year.
Throughout this year, the Greysia/Apriyani pair were only able to win two titles namely the India Open and the Sudirman Cup 2019.
In the last few tournaments she participated in, both of them were always stopped in the last 16 and quarter-finals.
Of course it will be a great evaluation of their performance ahead of the match at the BWF World Tour Final 2019.
5. Mixed doubles
Thai mixed doubles pair Dechapol Puavaranukroh/Sapsiree Taerattanachai surprisingly topped the table for the 2019 BWF Tour Final.
So far, the Dechapol/Sapsiree pair has collected 101,910 points.
The extraordinary performance shown by the Thai couple will make both of them occupy superior pots at the 2019 BWF Tour World event.
The second position is occupied by mixed doubles champion from China, Zheng Siwei / Huang Yaqiong.
The Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong pair have collected 101,220 points so far.
Followed by the pair Praveen Jordan/Melati Daeva who have won 100,310 points.
Meanwhile, another Indonesian representative will be occupied by Hafiz Faizal/Gloria Emmaule Widjaja.
The Hafiz/Gloria couple who recently became the finalists of the Hong Kong Open 2019 finished seventh with 91,230 points. (tri/wan)