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Kiren Rijiju lauds Lakshya Sen for winning Dutch Open

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Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Kiren Rijiju has lauded shuttler Lakshya Sen for winning the Dutch Open men's singles title.

"Many congratulations to @Lakshya_Sen for winning his first-ever #BWFWorldTour title as he beat Yusuke Onedera 15-21, 21-14, 21-15 to win Dutch Open Super 100. @KirenRijiju congratulates the young shuttler," Kiren Rijiju Office tweeted.

In his maiden BWF World Tour title, Sen on Sunday defeated Japan's Yusuke Onodera 15-21, 21-14, 21-15 in a final that lasted for 63 minutes.

The Dutch Open is a BWF World Tour Super 100 tournament.

The 18-year-old Sen currently ranked 72nd, had won the Belgian Open last month and reached the finals of the Polish Open this year.

He had also won the Asian Junior Championships, a silver at Youth Olympic Games and a bronze medal at World Junior Championships last year.

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First Published: Sun, October 13 2019. 23:06 IST