Singapore Open: Sai Praneeth to face Kidambi Srikanth in finals

first_imgIndian shuttler B Sai Praneeth dished out a dominating performance to outclass South Korea’s Lee Dong-keun in straight games and reach his maiden Super Series Badminton final at the Singapore Open today.This is the 1st time two Indians will be battling it out in a Superseries Final. Whoever wins, this is a victory for India. #SingaporeSS- BAI Media (@BAI_Media) April 15, 2017Praneeth defeated three-time Korea Masters Grand Prix Gold winner Lee 21 -6, 21-8 in a lop-sided semi-final match.In another semi-final today, Kidambi Srikanth beat Indonesia’s Anthony Ginting 21-13,21-14 to face Sai Praneeth in the finals. Fellow shuttlers, Ashwini Ponnappa and Parupalli Kashyap congratulated the finalists on twitter.Way to go @saiprneeth92 and @srikidambi ?????Congratulations and all the best???Its an all Indian Singapore SS men’s singles final tomorrow???- Ashwini Ponnappa (@P9Ashwini) April 15, 2017Woahhh!! Now two Indians in the final????????? @saiprneeth92 @srikidambi ????????? Super show! Indiaaaa indiaaaaa????????#SingaporeSS- Parupalli Kashyap (@parupallik) April 15, 2017Yesterday, Rio Olympics Silver medallist PV Sindhu made an exit in the quarterfinals after losing to 4th placed Carolina Marin of Spain. The pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Sumeeth Reddy also bowed out.last_img

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