Indonesia Open: Srikanth clinches another super series title

  • Indonesia Open: Srikanth clinches another super series title
18-06-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

Indian shuttler Srikanth Kidambi has lifted the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton title by defeating Japanese qualifier Kazumasa Sakai in straight games 21-11, 21-19 in the Men’s Singles final at Jakarta on Sunday.

Earlier in 2014, he became the first Indian to win a Super Series Premier Men’s title in China Open Super Series Premier after beating Lin Dan by 21–19 21–17 in the final round.

Meanwhile, delighted by his victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Srikanth. PM Modi tweeted, “Congratulations @srikidambi! We are extremely delighted on your victory in the Indonesia Open Super Series tournament.”

Srikanth has world ranking of 2 as of June 18, 2017.

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