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Patna : Top seed Tai Tzu Ying, 26, Taaiwan, and 5th seed and reigning Olympic champion Carolina Marin, 27, Spain, in Yonex Thailand Open, an HSBC BWF World Tour Super 1,000 badminton tournament, Final on January 17, 2021.

World No 1 Tai Tzu Ying beat World No 18 Mia Blichfeldt, 23, Denmark, in straight games 21-8, 23-21 in semi-finals in 34 minutes at Bangkok, Thailand, on January 16, 2021, to set up a clash with Marin Final. Tai Tzu won 44 rallies in the match to 20 by Mia Blichfeldt. She won 6 consecutive points to 5 by the Dane. Tai Tzu now leads Mia 2-0 Head to Head.

Earlier, Marin had defeated 7th seed An Se Young, 18, South Korea, 21-18, 21-16 in 51 minutes in first semi-finals the same day.