Hao Shuai clinches gold at Panasonic China Open
Monday, September 15, 2008
Hao Shuai upset the formbook to win the Menís Singles title at the Panasonic China Open in Shanghai on Sunday 14th September 2008 beating Chinese compatriot, Wang Hao in the final.
The hard working left hander had grown in confidence as the tournament progressed and after losing the opening game against the top seed in the final, he went from strength to strength.
Hao Shuai beat Wang Hao 9-11, 12-10, 11-6, 12-10, 11-8.
He had lost in the round of the last sixteen.
Dropped Down Rankings
In Shanghai, at the 2008 Panasonic China Open, Hao Shuai upset the odds.
Partnering Chen Qi, the pair suffered in the final against colleagues Ma Lin and Wang Liqin.
Ma Lin and Wang Liqin won 9-11, 11-9, 9-11, 7-11, 11-5, 11-9, 11-7.
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