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Lee Chong Wei defends title at Malaysia Open
(Xinhua)
Updated: 2009-01-12 09:35

KUALA LUMPUR - World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei beat Park Sung Hwan of South Korea in straight sets here on Sunday to retain his title at the Malaysian Open Super Series.


Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei celebrates after winning the men's singles final match against South Korea's Park Sung Hwan during the Malaysian Open badminton tournament in Kuala Lumpur January 11, 2009.[Agencies] 

Lee overcame Park 21-14, 21-13 in about 40 minutes, which he described as an "unexpected easy" win at the Putra Stadium.

He also told a press conference that his main target this year was to capture the All-England and World Championship titles.

Lee had to fight three sets to defeat Simon Santoso of Indonesia and Peter Gade Christensen of Denmark on the way to the final.