Singapore, Taiwanese badminton ace Chou Tien-chen was upset Saturday in the semifinals of the men's singles at the 2019 Singapore Open.
Chou battled for 79 minutes against World No. 9 Anthony Sinisuka Ginting of Indonesia before falling 17-21, 21-18, 14-21.
Chou, who had won four out of eight of their previous encounters, said he did his best, but found himself to be no match against his opponent on this occasion.
Ginting played a top-notch game, he told reporters after the match.
The 2019 Singapore Open, taking place April 9-14 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, is a World Tour Super 500 event under the Badminton World Federation (BWF), with a total purse of US$355,000.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel