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Liu Shiwen And Li Xiaoxia Wil Fight For The 2016 Asian Cup's Title

Liu Shiwen and Li Xiaoxia wil fight for the 2016 Asian Cup's title
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The women's final at the 2016 Asian Cup will be a Chinese duel too. Liu Shiwen and Li Xiaoxia put their names in the final match and will fight for the title. The world runner-up defeated Hong Kong's Tie Yana in semifinals, while Li Xiaoxia stood victorious over Singapore's Feng Tianwei. 

China will recover the women's crown at the Asian Cup. Liu Shiwen and Li Xiaoxia in the final match of the 2016 Asian Cup held in Dubai, UAE.

Liu Shwen, who lost to Feng Tianwei in last year's final, goes for revenge. To book a place in the final match, she overcame Japan's Mima Ito by 11-5, 11-5, 12-10, 9-11 and 11-4 in quarterfinals. In semifinals the world runner-up beat Hong Kong's Tie Yana by 11-1, 11-5, 11-7 and 11-4. 

Li Xiaoxia reached the final as she emerged successfully over Hong Kong's Jiang Huajun by 8-11, 11-5, 11-8, 11-3, 6-11 and 11-5. In semifinals the world champion overcame defending champion Feng Tainwei by 11-7, 11-4, 4-11, 11-5, 9-11 and 11-6. 

The final match will be played tomorrow Saturday at 15:30 (local time). 

Photo: english.cri.cn

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