Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis win badminton doubles title

Badminton Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge
Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge also reached the Macau Open quarter-finals in November

England's Chris Langridge and Marcus Ellis beat Michael Fuchs and Johannes Schoettler to become men's doubles champions at the Italian International.

The unseeded pair won 21-11 21-19 against Germany's top seeds to claim their first tournament title.

"We are getting a good understanding of each other and starting to play as a pair which is key," said Langridge, 29.

He only teamed up with Ellis, 25, in September but the pair won the Rome tournament without dropping a game.

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