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Se-young, Long win French Open titles


Press Trust of India Paris
Korean teen sensation An Se-young stunned reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin in an epic final to lift the women's singles title at the French Open badminton tournament, here on Sunday.
The 17-year-old Korean erased a one-game deficit to beat the three-time World Champion 16-21 21-18-21-5 in a gripping 69-minute contest.
It was Se-young's fourth title of the season and first at BWF Super 750 level as she further underlined her growth as a world class shuttler.
Meanwhile, Rio Olympics champion fifth seed Chinese Chen Long grabbed the men's singles trophy with a 21-19 21-12 win over Indonesia's Jonathan Christie in the final which lasted 51 minutes.

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First Published: Oct 27 2019 | 9:50 PM IST

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