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Patna : World No 108 Mads Christophersen, 23, Denmark, upset 3rd seed & World No 22 Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus, 35, Denmark, in a three-game thriller in semi-finals to reach the men’s single final of Orleans Masters 2021 at Orleans, France, on March 27, 2021. Mads beat Vittinghus 20-22, 21-13, 21-12 in 57 minutes in semi-finals rallying back from one game down.

Mads won 62 rallies during the match to 47 by Vittinghus. He won 6 consecutive points during the match to 4 by Vittinghus. Mads now leads Vittinghus 1-0 Head to Head. The Dane will face World No 47 Toma Junior Popov, 22, France, in Final on March 28, 2021.

Toma Junior Popov defeated 4th seed & World No 24 Kunlavut Viditsarn, 19, Thailand, in a tough three-game contest 21-17, 9-21, 21-11 in semi-finals in 65 minutes. Popov won 51 rallies during the match to 49 by Kunlavut. Both the players won 6 consecutive points each during the match. Popov now leads Kunlavut 1-0 Head to Head