Lee Chong Wei, Yihan Wang win singles title at Malaysia Open

Updated: Jan 15, 2012, 21:19 PM IST

Kuala Lumpur: Men`s World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia and top women`s player Yihan Wang won the singles title at the Malaysian Superseries badminton event on Sunday.

The Malaysian had little trouble disposing off Japanese Kenichi Tago, beating him 21-6, 21-13 to win his eighth Malaysian Open title.

In the women`s draw, Yihan beat Chinese compatriot Xin Wang 21-19, 21-11 to overcome the disappointment of being the losing finalists last year.

Yihan defeated India`s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal in the semifinals Saturday.

IANS