For almost nearly one year without Asian tournaments, the first 2021 tournament was successfully held in Thailand last week. Team VICTOR star, the Indonesian pair Greysia Polii / Apriyani Rahayu had a fabulous performance in the women’s doubles final by defeating the Thai opponents at 21-15, 21-12. This is not only their first title in 2021, but their first super 1000 champion.
Thailand is definitely a happy ground for the Indonesian duo. Since 2017, Polii and Rahayu has won three titles of here. Polii even becomes the first-ever player for having four women doubles titles of Thailand Open with such an amazing record.
On the other hand, World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying had a well-done result as well. She ended up with the women’s singles runner-up for this tournament. However, the second place is still a great start for Tai’s new season.
Due to the COVID-19, BWF cancelled most of the tournaments last year. In this month, BWF rearranged three back-to-back tournaments for two super 1000 as well as 2020 BWF World Tour Finals in Thailand.