Okuhara advances to world final

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Okuhara advances to world final

Nozomi Okuhara came from behind to win a women's singles semifinal on Saturday, becoming the first Japanese to reach a world badminton championships final in 40 years. The 22-year-old Okuhara, who is ranked 12th in the world, defeated India's Saina Nehwal 12-21, 21-17, 21-10 in ...

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Mitani advances to semifinals at badminton worlds

Minatsu Mitani on Friday advanced to the semifinals of the women's singles at the World Badminton Championships. By reaching the semifinals. Mitani assured herself of at least winning a bronze medal, and becomes the first Japanese woman to win a singles medal at the worlds ...