Defending champion Boonsak Ponsana booked his place in the Singapore Open final on Saturday as China's Li Xuerui and Wang Yihan set up a repeat of last year's women's Olympic title match.
Thailand's Boonsak Ponsana hits a return against Japan's Ueda Takuma during their men's singles semi-final badminton match at the Singapore Open on June 22, 2013. Boonsak won 21-8, 21-15.
Thai veteran and fifth seed Boonsak, the top men's seed remaining in a field decimated by withdrawals, needed just 34 minutes to beat Takuma Ueda 21-8, 21-15, finishing off the Japanese with seven straight points.
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