The India Open
and Australian Open wins are Kevin
’s first and second Superseries victory as a team. Marcus has previously lifted the trophy in Paris with Kido.
The victory puts the budding Indonesian pair, currently ranked no.12 in the world, the first to notch up two Superseries men's doubles titles in the 2016 season. Out of the six Superseries men’s doubles events already played this year, #TeamVICTOR won four of them, including the Superseries Premier level triumphs by Kim Gi Jung
/Kim Sa Rang
at Malaysia Open
and Lee Yong Dae
/Yoo Yeon Seong
at Indonesia Open
Next-generation Korean singles players Jeon Hyeok Jin also had a breakthrough week in Sydney, reaching his first career major final but lost in three games to Danish veteran Vittinghus, taking home a silver medal.
Korean men's singles rising star Jeon Hyeok Jin celebrates his 21st birthday on Monday.