Published: Sunday October 28, 2012 MYT 10:33:00 PM
Liew Daren wins French Open badminton title
By KNG ZHENG GUAN
PETALING JAYA: National elite shuttler Liew Daren finally achieved the breakthrough he badly desired after putting up a stunning show to beat Viktor Axelsen and win the French Open in Paris on Sunday.
The 25-year-old Daren played with an attacking mindset and won 21-18, 21-17 in 42 minutes to bag his first- ever international title.
Daren, who recently achieved a career best ranking of No.24 in the world, beat several higher ranked players this week, including Japanís Sho Sasaki, Hong Kongís Hu Yun and another Dane Ė Jan O Jorgensen.