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Indonesia Open Superseries: Indian shuttler Srikanth clinches singles title

Srikanth beat Japan's Kazumasa Sakai 21-11, 21-19 in the final

Press Trust of India  |  Jakarta 

Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth clinched his third Super Series title, lifting the Indonesia Open men's singles trophy with a straight-game victory over Japanese qualifier Kazumasa Sakai in the finals in Jakarta on Sunday. World No.22 Srikanth, who had reached the finals at Singapore Open in April, outclassed Sakai, ranked 47th, 21-11 21-19 in just 37 minutes to take home a cheque of $75,000. "He was playing well, especially in the second game and I think for me coming back from 6-11 down and make it 13-13 was the turning point," said Srikanth, who had ...

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First Published: Sun, June 18 2017. 17:48 IST
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