( Busanan Ongbamrungphan & Line Christophersen)

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Patna : Third seed Busanan Ongbamrungphan, 25, Thailand, defeated World No 38 Line Cristophersen, 21, Denmark, in a three-game battle lasting 61 minutes in final to lift women’s singles title at Orleans Masters, a BWF Tour Super 100 badminton tournament, at Orleans, France, on March 28, 2021.

World No 13 Busanan beat Line Christophersen 16-21, 21-15, 21-19 in final coming from behind to win the singles title and 5,500 Rankings points plus $5,625 prize money. Runner-up Line Christophersen bagged 4,680 Rankings points plus $2,850 prize money.

Busanan won 58 rallies during the match to 55 by Line Christophersen. The Thai won 8 consecutive points during the match to 7 by the Dane. Busanan now leads Line Christophersen 1-0 Head to Head.