Feng Tianwei and Wu Zhikang are the winners of the 2014 Australia Open. Feng Tianwei kept her top seed until the final as she stood victorious over Japan's Misaki Morizono by 11:5, 12:10, 11:9 and 11:4. In semifinals she overcame raising-star Mima Ito by 11:3, 11:9, 11:3 and 11:8. In the 2nd semifinal Morizono defeated her team mate Saki Tashiro by 4:1
This is the second title for the Singaporean player after winning the Philippines Open last Sunday.
Feng Tianwei vs Airi Abe - quarterfinals Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel
Feng Tianwei vs Mima Ito Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel
Feng Tianwei vs Misaki Morizono Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel
In the men event top seeded Wong Chun Ting of Hong Kong was eliminated by William Henzell by 2:4 in quarterfinals. In the next round Henzell faced defeat against the eventual winner Wu Zhikang of Singapore by 11:6, 8:11, 16:14, 11:8, 4:11, 5:11 and 9:11. In the second semifinal Singapore's Zhan Jian overcame Japan's Asuka Sakai by 4:1.
In the final Wu didn't have problems and defeated Zhan by 11:6, 11:6, 11:9, 7:11 and 11:8.
Zi Yang vs Asuka Sakai Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel
William Heinzell vs Chun Ting Wong Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel
Wu Zhikang vs Zhan Jian Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel
Zhan Jian vs Asuka Sakai Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel
William Heinzell vs Wu Zhikang Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel
In the doubles event Hong Kong and Japan reached the highest place in the podium. Tang Peng and Wong Chung Tin beat Singapore's Yang Zi and Zhan Jian by 11:5, 11:9 and 11:7 in the final. In the women event Saki Tashiro and Yukko Fujii swept with Australia's Lay Jian Fang and Miao Miao by 11:1, 11:4 and 11:7.
The U21 event was dominated by the young players of Japan. Mima Ito claimed the title after beating her team mate Hitomi Sato by 4:1 in semifinals and Miyu Kato by 11:13, 11:8, 9:11, 11:7, 11:4, 8:11, and 11:8. In the boys event Asuka Sakai won the title as he stood victorious over Hong Kong's Li Hon Ming by 4:3 in semifinals and his team mate Kohei Sambe by 10:12, 11:6, 11:8, 11:9 and 11:8 in the final.
Asuka Sakai vs Kohei Sambe Video kindly shared by Official ITTF Channel
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