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Highlights Singapore Open, badminton scores and results: Kidambi Srikanth sets up all-Indian final against Sai Praneeth

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Shivam Damohe April 15, 2017 16:33:54 IST
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Highlights Singapore Open, badminton scores and results: Kidambi Srikanth sets up all-Indian final against Sai Praneeth

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Apr 15, 2017 - 17:14 (IST)

That's all from today's action-packed semi-finals it was a historical day for Indian men's shuttlers as Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth dominated their opponents to set up an all-Indian final tomorrow. Also, Top seed Tai Tzu Ying will square off against fourth seed Carolina Marin in the women's singles final at the Singapore Open. Hope you enjoyed the live coverage as we will be back tomorrow to provide you updates of your favourite shuttlers. Until then, goodbye and take care! 

Apr 15, 2017 - 17:06 (IST)

This is how the Singapore Open final looks: 

Apr 15, 2017 - 17:02 (IST)

INDEED. THEY DESERVE IT ALL! 

Apr 15, 2017 - 16:36 (IST)

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Apr 15, 2017 - 16:29 (IST)

Kidambi Srikanth defeats Anthony Ginting; will face Sai Praneeth in final: 21-13, 21-14

This is the kind of badminton that all the Indian fans missed! Finally, Kidambi has produced his best game to make his way into the finals of the Singapore Open with a straight-game win over 20-year-old Ginting. Not to forget, he made a slow start and trailed 3-8 but then it was all about the former India Open champion. With that win, he sets up an all-Indian final tomorrow with fellow shuttler Sai Praneeth! 

Apr 15, 2017 - 16:15 (IST)

17-14! Kidambi with another unplayable cross court shot as Ginting is trying everything to get back into the match

Apr 15, 2017 - 16:14 (IST)

Apr 15, 2017 - 16:09 (IST)

12-7! That's an amazing backhand drop by Kidambi as Ginting was expected a lobbed drive. Smart move by Kidambi

Quarterfinal Report: Indian men's singles shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and B Sai Praneeth advanced to the semi-finals, while PV Sindhu and the mixed doubles pair of B Sumeeth Reddy and Ashwini Ponnappa lost in the quarter-finals of the $350,000 Singapore Open Superseries in Singapore on Friday.

Praneeth fought hard to get the better of Thai eighth seed Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk 15-21, 21-14, 21-19 in an hour and 11 minutes at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Highlights Singapore Open badminton scores and results Kidambi Srikanth sets up allIndian final against Sai Praneeth

File photo of Kidambi Srikanth. AFP

The Indian will meet South Korean Lee Dong Keun, who got past Indonesian Jonatan Christie 21-18, 21-16.

Srikanth smashed past Chinese fifth seed Shi Yuqi 21-14, 21-16 in 36 minutes to set-up a last four clash against Indonesian Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, who got the better of Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent 21-19, 21-14.

Olympic 2016 runner-up Sindhu suffered a taming 11-21, 15-21 defeat at the hands of her Rio conqueror Carolina Marin of Spain.

With this win, two-time reigning world champion Marin has taken a 6-5 lead over the Indian in career meetings.

In the semi-final, the fourth-seeded Spanish star will meet South Korean second seed Sung ji Hyun, who got past Chinese sixth seed Sun Yu 21-13, 21-16. The other semi-final will be fought between Chinese Taipei's top seed Tai Tzu Ying and United States' Beiwen Zhang.

Sumeeth-Ashwini couldn't mount a challenge against the Chinese third seeded pair of Lu Kai and Huang Yaqiong, who took only 27 minutes to win 21-11, 21-8.

 

WIth inputs from IANS

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