|Ma Long service|
In the semi finals, Ma Long beat Xu Xin and Timo Boll beat veteran Vladimir Samsonov.
Incidentally, Ma Long had faced a straight games defeat in his first group match against Chuang Chih-Yuan. Ma was lucky not to face Chuang in the main draw as Samsonov beat Chuang in a thrilling match. Ma Long beat Michael Maze, Xu Xin, and Timo Boll all in straight games in the main draw.