Thailand sprints to victory in badminton’s Canadian Open

The victory marks Busanan’s fourth BWF World Tour crown and her first since winning the Indian Open in 2022. Notably, her last two BWF victories have been at the BWF 500 level.

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Busanan Ongbamrungphan grabs first title in two years in women’s singles final bearing Denmark’s Line Kjaersfeldt in less than an hour. PHOTO: BADMINTON ASSOCIATION OF THAILAND/ THE NATION

July 9, 2024

BANGKOK – World No 19 Busanan Ongbamrungphan clinched her first title in two years with a commanding victory over Denmark’s Line Kjaersfeldt, 21-16, 21-14, in the women’s singles final of the Yonex Canadian Open on Sunday.

Playing in front of a packed house at the WinSport Event Centre in Alberta, the 28-year-old Thai displayed her arsenal of shots and agility, outplaying the 2015 European Games gold medallist in just 53 minutes. The former world No 10 extended her dominance over Kjaersfeldt, securing her fourth consecutive win against the Dane in their head-to-head encounters.

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