“This match was very good and very tight. Antonsen and I have showed our best performance to give the best result out of the match. Thank god! This is the title that I have been waiting for so long. I feel so happy, as this is my first title in the tournament of the Super 1000 level, and I will keep trying to replicate this kind of result,” said Chou Tien Chen to Djarumbadminton.com
The world’s No. 3 Men’s singles player looked very emotional when he was celebrating. Chou even showed tears of happiness after securing the title of this tournament.
In addition to that, Chou also expressed her gratitude to all the supporters who come to Istora in the final round of Blibli Indonesia Open 2019 BWF World Tour Super 1000. “Thank you to all the supporters who come to Istora, and thank you everyone. God bless you all,” said Chou.
In contrast, Anders Antonsen claims that he feels a bit disappointed as he has to end the tournament as a runner-up. However, the Danish player also claims that the final match was a long, tense and tiring match.
“First of all, congratulation to Chou for winning this title and thank you for the amazing battle tonight. This has been a tight, long battle and certainly a battle of endurance. The point is, congrats to Chou. He has fought very well,” said Antonsen.
“I started the match a bit late. On the third set I made a lot of errors. But I managed to stay calm throughout the match,” he added.
“I am unseeded in this tournament, but I felt that I have the chance to win the title. I am very happy with the result. Maybe this is the right time for me to shine,” he said.