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Masterpiece Victory leading to the Thomas & Uber Cup, Kento Momota wins Asia Championships with ASTROX 88 D

Date
10 May 2018

Wuhan, China — The Asia Championships 2018 concluded on April 29, and in men’s singles, Kento Momota (JPN) served up a stunning performance with the ASTROX 88 D.

Momota defeated Lee Chong Wei (MAS) in the semifinals, and with seven consecutive points in the final game, toppled World No. 3 Chen Long (CHN) in straight sets (21-17, 21-13). Momota battled through top player after top player to claim his first tournament victory.

The ASTROX 88 was also featured in women’s doubles, where Yuki Fukushima and Sayaka Hirota (JPN) also earned their first tournament victory in a closely fought, 80-plus-minute match against fellow countrywomen Misaki Matsumoto and Ayaka Takahashi.

At the TOTAL Thomas & Uber Cup Finals 2018, beginning on the 20th of this month, the Japanese athletes will seek to claim their first win since 2014 for the men and 1981 for the women.

*Rankings as of 4/26/18

Kento Momota: ASTROX 88 DAEROBITEPOWER CUSHION 65 Z MEN

Yuki Fukushima: ASTROX 88 DBG80POWER CUSHION AERUS 2 LADIES

Sayaka Hirota: ASTROX 88 SNANOGY 95POWER CUSHION 65 Z LADIES

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