Finals day of the BliBli Indonesia Open 2019 (21/7) was concluded yesterday at Istora Senayan, Jakarta. Men’s Doubles world number 1 Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo retaining their title last year, in epic showdown against their seniors Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan in straight sets 21-19 21-16.
This is their second title of the Indonesia Open in the run and consecutively. Interesting fact that Marcus and Kevin haven’t lost at home since two years ago in the very first round of the 2017 Indonesian Open. From the Indonesian Masters 2018 until this tournament, they won 28 Matches streak and haven’t lost ever since that first round encountered against Astrup and Rasmussen.
This is the first All Indonesian Men’s Doubles Final for 14 years since 2005 when Markis Kido and Hendra Setiawan won against Candra Wijaya and Sigit Budiarto.
Here are the results of the BliBli Indonesian Open 2019 Final:
MS: (TPE-Chou Tien Chen) 21-18, 24-26, 21-15 (DEN-Anders Antonsen)
WS: (JPN-Akane Yamaguchi) 21-15, 21-16 (IND-P.V Sindhu)
MD: (INA-Kevin/Marcus) 21-19, 21-16 (INA-Ahsan/Hendra)
WD: (JPN-Fukushima/Hirota) 21-16, 21-18 (JPN-Misaki/Ayaka)
XD: (CHN-Zheng/Huang) 21-13, 21-18 (CHN-Wang/Huang)