After having failed at the open French tournament, the pair Kevin Sanjaya and Marcus Gideon returned to being the best in the men’s double. This time, the pair nicknamed “Minions” managed to become champion in China.
In the Fuzhou China Open tournament held on November 6th, 2018, Kevin and Marcus became the first superior. In the final, the pair managed to overthrow the host couple, Jiting Hae and Qiang Tan with a score of 25-27, 21-17, and 21-15 on Sunday (11/11) at the Haixia Olympic Sports Center, Cangshan District, Fuzhou, China.
This victory in the tournament with a total prize of 700,000 US Dollars strengthens the position of Kevin / Marcus in the world number 1 rank. In 2018, the pair won the Indonesia Masters 2018, Indonesia Open 2018, Indian Open 2018, Japan Open 2018, Denmark Open 2018, All England 2018 and Asian Games 2018.
After becoming a champion in China, this Indonesian couple will continue their journey by participating in the Hong Kong Open, 13th to 18th November.