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All England Championship: Top-Seed Lee Chong Wei Enters Final

Lee, a three-time winner, fought back from one game down to beat the 27-year-old Chou 10-21, 21-14, 21-9.

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Updated:March 12, 2017, 9:48 AM IST
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All England Championship: Top-Seed Lee Chong Wei Enters Final
Lee Chong Wei (Picture Credit: Getty Images)
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Birmingham: Top seed Lee Chong Wei reached the men's singles final with a victory over Chou Tien Chen of Chinese Taipei in the semifinals of the All England badminton championships here on Saturday.

Lee, a three-time winner, fought back from one game down to beat the 27-year-old Chou 10-21, 21-14, 21-9.

The Malaysian super star will now take on either Shi Yuqi in the summit clash after he beat defending champion Lin Dan in a close encounter.

The man regarded as the greatest player of all time — Lin Dan — briefly held two game points at 20-18 in the first game against the unseeded Shi, before slipping quietly away to a 24-22, 21-10 defeat.



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