It was not a runner for the Danish badmintonstjerne Viktor Axelsen in the tournament are Malaysia Masters.
the 25-year-old Abreu was one step behind chinese Chen Long in the semifinals and was beaten 13-21, 18-21. It was 12. the defeat in 14 matches for the team against Chen Long.
Abreu sustained an injury in the quarter-finals, as he unfortunate bumped into the one netstolpe with his knee and received treatment on the pitch.
It bothered him apparently continued in Saturday's match.
I could see, he had it hard on the track. After the victory I asked if he was okay, and he said that he must have examined the knee, says Chen Long, according to the AFP news agency.
Abreu was the last remaining briton in the tournament, which is ranked as a super 500 tournament.
The former world champion limped after in virtually the entire first set. The dane went behind 3-5 and 5-11 and threatened never really the superior the chinaman.
In the second set of raised Axelsen level and getting much better with. He won a couple of dramatic duels and brought himself in front of the 9-8 and 10-9.
But Chen Long seemed far from shocked by the Danish resistance. Again knitted he is a strong shoal together by winning six points in a row.
Abreu said again and reduced to 14-16. The chinese played quite to the edge, and each times the rated Axelsen fjerboldens course wrong, when it landed on the line.
the Dane came at 18-19, but beat even the ball out, which secured a chinese match point.
Abreu came up with to beat the ball into the net, and then stroked the sharp chinaman in the final after 50 minutes of play.
In the final waiting sydkoreaneren Son Wan-ho, who went on to the finals without getting in the action against the malaysian Liew Daren in his semi-final.