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All England Badminton Super-series-The Finalist Lineup

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Lin Dan, badminton's  biggest name, recovered from a game down for the second day in succession to reach his first All-England final for four years on Saturday.The 32-year-old two-time Olympic champion dfeated his unseeded Chinese compatriot, Xue Song., 18-21, 21-15, 21-9. In the finals, Lin Dan will meet Tian Houwei, the eighth seed, who overcame surprise semi-finalist, Hans Vittinghus, the unseeded Dane, by 15-21, 21-14, 21-14.

Earlier, another former All-England champion from China also reached the final. Wang Shixian, the 2011 winner of the women?s singles, overcame Tai Tzu Ying, the former Super Series finals winner from Taiwan, 21-23, 21-12, 21-15.

Wang Shixian now plays Nozomi Okuhara who defeted Carolina Marin from Span  11-21, 21-16, 21-14.


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