( Toma Junior Popov)

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Patna : World No 47 Toma Junior Popov, 22, France, beat World No 108 Mads Christophersen, 23, Denmark, in straight games in final to lift the men’s singles at Orleans Masters 2021, a BWF Tour Super 100 badminton tournament, at Orleans, France, on March 28, 2021.

Popov beat Mads in straight games 23-21, 21-13 in 44 minutes in final to win the singles title and 5,500 Rankings points plus $5,625 as prize money. Runner-up Mads Christophersen bagged 4,680 Rankings points plus $2,850 prize money.

Popov won 44 rallies during the match to 34 by Mads Christophersen. Popov won 4 consecutive points during the match to 5 by Mads. Popov now leads Mmads 2-0 Head to Head.