All England Open Badminton Championships 2014

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Lee Chong Wei has reclaimed the men's singles title at All England Open Badminton Championships 2014 for the 3rd time with an emphatic straight games victory (21-13 21-18) over Chen Long of China. The world number one Malaysian thus revenged for his last year's loss to Chen (same opponent) in the final here.

Other Results

Women's singles

  • Chinese Wang Shixian won the women's singles title beating compatriot and Olympic champion Li Xuerui 21-19, 21-18 in the final.

Men's Doubles

  • Indonesian pair of Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan captured the men's doubles title with a 21-19, 21-19 win over Japanese pair of Hiroyuki Endo and Kenichi Hayakawa.

Women's Doubles    

  • Yu Yang and Wang Xiaoli of China defeated their compatriot Ma Jin and Tang Yuanting by 21-17, 18-21 and 23-21 in the summit clash.

Mixed Doubles

  • Indonesian pair of Tontowi Ahmad and Lilyana Natsir thrashed Chinese pair of Zhang Nan and Zhao Yunlei by 21-13, 21-17 in the mixed doubles final.

About the championship

  • All England Open Badminton Championships is one of the world's oldest (since 1899) and most prestigious badminton tournaments.
  • The annual competition with the total prize money of $400,000 is held at Birmingham.

Most men's singles title holder

  • Rudy Hartono (Indonesia) : 8 titles

Most women's singles title holder

  • Judy Devlin (US) : 10 titles 

Most successful player

  • England's George Alan Thomas with 4 men's singles, 9 doubles titles together with 8 captured in mixed event has a staggering total of 21 trophies.

India's performance

  • Pullela Gopichand has clinched men's singles title here in 2001 becoming only the 2nd Indian after Prakash Padukone (1980) to do so.
  • Both had secured the men's singles titles.
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