The Man Behind Ng Ka Long: Liu Zhi-heng
There is a Chinese saying: "Behind every successful man there is a woman," but for Hong Kong badminton Representative Ng Ka Long, instead of a woman, the one behind his success is a man: his coach Liu Zhiheng. From the age of 12 Ng was trained and fostered unfailingly by Coach Liu which leads him to become the famous ‘Lin Dan Killer’.
Zhao Yunlei Swept 2 Golds for the third time in Hong Kong Open
Zhao Yunlei of China swept two golds in Mixed Doubles and Women’s Doubles of YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open Badminton Championships 2015. The Chinese player, took the same titles in 2012 and 2014, has become the first player ever in Hong Kong Open who won 2 golds medals 3 times.
Marin Won her 5th Superseries title While Lee Chong Wei was Crowned the 4th time in Hong Kong Open
Carolina Marin took the Women Singles’ title of YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open Badminton Championships 2015 with a thrilling 3 games battle over Japanese Nozomi Okuhara in the witness of over 5000 fans at the Hong Kong Coliseum.
Honorable Guests officiated the Opening Ceremony of Hong Kong Open
The Opening Ceremony of YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open Badminton Championships 2015 was held at the Hong Kong Coliseum today. The officiating Guests included: Hon Ma Fung Kwok, SBS, JP, Legislative Council, Mr. Timothy Fok, GBS,JP, President of Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China, Dr. Tong Yun Kai, SBS, MBE, DBA, President of Hong Kong Badminton Association Limited, Mr. William Ko Wai Lam, MH, BBS, Chairman of Major Sports Events Committee, Mr. Tong Wai Lun, MH, JP, Chairman of Hong Kong Badminton Association Limited, Mr. Virkam Dhar, Country Head Manager – India, Surise & Company Pte Limited and Mr. Lennard Yong, Chief Executive Officer, MetLife Hong Kong.
Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open Badminton Championships 2015 Finals will begin today at 1:00 pm. There will be Beatbox performance. As all tickets are sold and the Coliseum will be full house, spectators are reminded to come on time.
Lee Chong Wei and Carolina Marin will play against Tian Houwei, Nozomi Okuhara for Men and Women’s Singles’ Title
YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open Badminton Championships 2015 will put on its finale at 1:30pm tomorrow. Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia defeated Hong Kong’s giant-killer Ng Ka Long and will fight for the Men’s Singles crown with Tian Houwei of China. World No.1 Carolina Marin will play against Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in Women’s Singles Final. The Opening Ceremony with exciting performances will be held at 1pm.
Lee Yong Dae, Yoo Yeon Seong Advanced to Men's Doubles Final by Winning a Long Deuce Play
World No.1 Lee Yong Dae and Yoo Yeon Seong of Korea secured their place in Men’s Doubles Final of YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open Badminton Championships 2015 by knocking out Chai Biao and Hong Wei of China with a 30:28 long deuce play in the third game.
YONEX-SUNRISE Hong Kong Open 2015 part of the MetLife BWF World Superseries tickets are available for sales at URBTIX from 30 October onwards.