The Spanish badminton player Carolina Marin has achieved the pass to the final of the Swiss Open, a Super 300 category tournament that is being played in Basel, after overcoming this Saturday in the semifinals at the tailandesa Pornpawee Chochuwong (21-15, 20-22, 21-19), and will fight for her third title of the year against the Indian Pusarla Sindhu.
The current Olympic champion, the main favorite of the Swiss tournament, had to face a long and even match against the world number 11, which offered resistance and forced him to use himself thoroughly until the end of the third and final manga.
Marín did not go in tow at any time in the opening set, in which after the 2-2 start he was managing his advantage to reach six points of income in Ecuador (12-6).
Chochuwong, number 11 on the circuit, managed to reduce the difference to just one point (13-12) after winning six of the next seven games, but a Marín’s new arreón, implacable both from the back of the track and on the net, neutralized the reaction of the Asian.
Already in the second round, the three-time world champion and four-time champion of Europe started with a 6-3 start and came to enjoy up to four points of advantage, but the Thai managed to equalize the contest on several occasions to put the 20-20 with the that, with four games in a row, equalized the contest.
Everything had to be decided in a third quarter where Chochuwong dominated the first games (2-4). Marín, on the other hand, He knew how to resist to tie and turn the duel in his favor after half the set. However, at 19-16, he saw his opponent balance the clash again, and had to win the last two games to seal his victory in one hour and 16 minutes.
In this way, the Andalusian will seek her first wound in Switzerland and her third title of the year, which began by winning the Thai Open and the Toyota Open in Thailand and reaching the final of the World Tour finals. ante la india Pusarla Sindhu, who beat the Danish Mia Blichfeldt (22-20, 21-10) in the other semifinal.
Marín has already surpassed the Asian player in two of the three great finals they have played at an absolute level: that of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (19-21, 21-12, 21-15) and that of the 2018 World Cup (21- 19, 21-10); only fell to her at the 2017 Indian Open (19-21, 16-21).