Another day, another gold from Indonesia's favorite duo.Tunggul Kumoro 28 August 2017 13:35
Tontowi Ahmad and Liliyana Natsir struck another gold after triumphing against China's Zheng Siwei and Chen Qingchen in the 2017 BWF World Championships mixed doubles final.
During Sunday's match at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, the world number two pair went less satisfying and lost the first set 15-21.
Tantowi and Butet could not help themselves but switching to high-pressure play, forcing the opponent to commit errors halfway through the game and allowing the Indonesian pair to wrap up the second set 21-16.
Zheng and Chen's more mistakes on the third set let Rio Olympics winners dominated and decided the game. Tontowi's hard smash turned the final score to 21-15.
The victory gave the second world championship title for Tontowi and Liliyana who had earlier won the 2013's edition of the competition in Guangzhou, China.