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Greysia Polii wins first home championship at Indonesia Masters

  • Ramadani Saputra

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, January 20 2020   /  12:15 am
Proud victory: Indonesian women’s doubles pair Greysia Polii (right) and Apriyani Rahayu celebrate after they beat Danish pair Maiken Fruergaard and Sara Thygesen during the 2020 Daihatsu Indonesia Masters final match at Istora Senayan indoor stadium in Jakarta on Sunday. Greysia and Apriyani won 18-21, 21-11, 23-11. (JP/Seto Wardhana)(right) and Apriyani Rahayu celebrate after they beat Danish pair Maiken Fruergaard and Sara Thygesen during the 2020 Daihatsu Indonesia Masters final match at Istora Senayan indoor stadium in Jakarta on Sunday. Greysia and Apriyani won 18-21, 21-11, 23-11. (JP/Seto Wardhana)

Proud victory: Indonesian women’s doubles pair Greysia Polii (right) and Apriyani Rahayu celebrate after they beat Danish pair Maiken Fruergaard and Sara Thygesen during the 2020 Daihatsu Indonesia Masters final match at Istora Senayan indoor stadium in Jakarta on Sunday. Greysia and Apriyani won 18-21, 21-11, 23-11. (JP/Seto Wardhana)Sunday's final at the 2020 Indonesia Masters at Istora Senayan indoor stadium was a historic day for Indonesian shuttler Greysia Polii as she finally managed to secure victory in front of a home crowd after years of attempts.The 32-year-old and her partner Apriyani Rahayu clinched the women’s doubles’ title after triumphing in a thrilling match against Danes Sara Thygesen and Maiken Fruergaard.In a three-game thriller — easily the match of the day — the Greysia/Apriyani pair fought hard for 80 minutes before securing the title. The Danes, who came...