Ma Long Is The Champion Of The 2013 Asian Championships! (VIDEO)

Today on the 7th July the 2013 Asian Championships Men's Singles Final took place in Busan, Korea. The men's singles final was an all China affair with Ma Long taking on rising star Yan An.


Ma Long in action at the Asian Championships

In the Men's Singles Semi-Finals Ma Long faced in form Kenta Matsudaira. In quarter finals Kenta had a superb win over China's Fan Zhendong. However, Kenta was stopped in the semi finals by no other than Ma Long in 5 sets ((11:5, 11:5, 9:11, 11:4, 11:7). In the other semi final Xu Xin encountered Yan An. Yan An put in an exceptional performance dispatching compatriot and former world number 1 Xu Xin in 4 straight sets (11:8, 11:7, 11:9, 11:5).

Ma Long and Yan An had a great fought in the final of the Asian Championships. Throughout the match Yan An gave his best however Ma Long always had that slight 2-3 point advantage. Ma Long went on to win the match defeating Yan An in four sets (11:5, 11:9, 12:10, 11:9) to achieve his third consecutive Asian Championships Men's Singles Title!


Ma Long the Men's Singles Champion

Congratulations to Ma Long winning Men's Singles Title at the Asian Championships! Join in on TableTennisDaily's full discussion on the 2013 Asian Championships which includes the full draw, photos, videos, schedules and more! To catch up on all the latest matches from the Asian Championships visit our Media Library.

Men's Singles Final

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Written by: Dan Ives