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Patna : World No 3 Chen Yu Fei, China, and World No 5 Ratchanok Intanon, Thailand, will clash in the final of Yonex-Sunrise Hong Kong Open, an HSBC BWF World Tour Super 500 event, at Hong Kong Coliseum, Hong Kong, on November 17, 2019.

Third seed and All England Open Champion Chen Yu Fei, 21, China, beat World No 17 Beiwen Zhang, 29, USA, in a three-game thriller 21-18, 14-21, 21-15 in 53 minutes in semi-finals on November 16, 2019.   She won 56 rallies in the match to 54 by Zhang. Chen won 4 consecutive points in the match to 6 by Zhand. Chen now leads Zhang 2-0 Head to Head.

Fifth seed and 2013 World Champion Intanon, 24, beat World No 4 and 2nd seed Akane Yamaguchi, 22, Japan, 21-23, 21-15, 21-12 in 62 minutes in the semi-finals coming from behind on November 16. Intanon won 63 rallies in the match to 50 by Yamaguchi. Bothe the players won 7 consecutive points each in the match. Yamaguchi, however, still leads Intanon 13-10 Head to Head.

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