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Patna : World No 13 Kanta Tsuneyama, 25, Japan, won the Yonex French Open title, an HSBC BWF World Tour Super 750 badminton tournament, at Paris, France, on  October 31, 2021, defeating 4th seed & World No 4 Chou Tien Chen, 31, Chinese Taipei, in a three-game thriller in final.

Tsuneyama defeated World No 4 Chou Tien Chen 15-21, 21-8, 21-17 in 73 minutes in men’s single final at Stade Pierre De Coubertin, Paris, France, rallying back from one game down.¬†Tsuneyama won 57 points during the match to 46 by Chen. The Japanese also won 9 consecutive points to 4 by Chen.