Liu Shwen, who lost to Feng Tianwei in last year's final, goes for revenge. To book a place in the final match, she overcame Japan's Mima Ito by 11-5, 11-5, 12-10, 9-11 and 11-4 in quarterfinals. In semifinals the world runner-up beat Hong Kong's Tie Yana by 11-1, 11-5, 11-7 and 11-4.
Li Xiaoxia reached the final as she emerged successfully over Hong Kong's Jiang Huajun by 8-11, 11-5, 11-8, 11-3, 6-11 and 11-5. In semifinals the world champion overcame defending champion Feng Tainwei by 11-7, 11-4, 4-11, 11-5, 9-11 and 11-6.
The final match will be played tomorrow Saturday at 15:30 (local time).