Top seeds crowned the titles in the individual event. Yip Tsz Fung from Hong Kong, China, being the first HK men's player, won the champion title by beating Malaysian men's Ivan Yuen in a straight game while Low Wee Wern from Malaysia managed to down second seed Tong Tsz Wing from Hong Kong, China 3-1 and ended the decade old wait for gold for the hosts in the women individual event. Plus another Hong Kong men's player Wong Chi Him was awarded the men's singles bronze alongside the women's bronze medallist Malaysian Nazihah Hanis, Asian players had totally captured four medals out of six in the single's event.
In the all-Asian team final, the host Malaysia crowned the mixed team title for the first time by prevailing the top seed Hong Kong, China in a dramatic final in 2-1, deciding by a very close 5-setters of men's second tie. Japan also secured a team bronze medal in Asian pocket.
Cheers for the Asian Power and sincere congratulations to all the winners, coaching teams and the respective MNFs!
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