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Patna : World No 1 and top seed Kento Momota, 24, Japan, swept past World No 7 and reigning Asian Games Champion Jonatan Christie, 21, Indonesia, in the final on July 28, 2019, at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza, Tokyo, Japan, to retain his Daihatsu Yonex Japan Open men’s singles title. Momota had defeated Khosit Phetpradab, Thailand, in the final to win Japan Open title in 2018.

Top seed Momota beatĀ  6th seed Jonatan Christie 21-16, 21-13 in 44 minutes in the final to defendĀ  his title. Momota won 42 rallies in the match to 29 by Christie. He won 8 consecutive points in the match to 3 by the Indonesian. While Momota defended his 11,000 points, Christie secured 9,350 points for finishing runner-up.


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