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Lin Dan falls to compatriot Shi Yuqi in All-England final

Shi Yuqi prevented Lin Dan from winning his seventh All-England title in an all-China men's singles final at Arena Birmingham.

Shi Yuqi toiled for 75 minutes to beat his senior 21-19, 16-21, 21-9 for his first All-England title.

The 22-year-old Shi lost to Lee Chong Wei in the men's singles final last year.

Meanwhile, Malaysia's Jeremy Gan showed that he is indeed a coach with the Midas touch.

In his first assignment as the mixed doubles coach in Japan, his charges Yuta Watanabe-Arisa Higashino emerged as the All-England champions.

The unseeded Watanabe-Higashino upset fifth seeds Zheng Siwei-Huang Yaqiong of China 15-21, 22-20, 21-16 to become Japan's first-ever mixed doubles champions in the All-England on Sunday.

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