Badminton: Denmark's Jorgensen wins first Indonesia Open title
Published on Jun 22, 2014 8:43 PM
JAKARTA (AFP) - Denmark's Jan O. Jorgensen won his first Indonesia Open badminton title on Sunday, defeating Japan's Kenichi Tago in a closely-fought battle that came down to composure and confidence.
In an emotional victory, he sank to the floor and cried after his 21-18, 21-18 win in the final of the men's singles in Jakarta before running over to his opponent to hug and exchange T-shirts.
"Amazing game once again I had today. I can't believe I won the Indonesia Open," he told reporters after the match.
"This is by far my biggest achievement in my career: my first Super Series tournament in Asia. I guess I just made history today."
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