Kidambi reached the final of the tournament for the first time this year.
Manu Attri and B. Sumeet Reddy make a place in the semi-finals of Mens Doubles
new Delhi. Kidambi Srikanth made it to the men's singles final in the India Open badminton tournament on Saturday. He defeated China's Huang Yuziang 16-21, 21-14, 21-19 in the semi-finals. The match played at KD Jadhav Indoor Hall lasted for about 64 minutes.
Now in the final, they will be winners of the match between Viktor Axelsen of Denmark and Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap.
Srikanth won the match after losing the first game
Srikanth made a great comeback after losing the first game. They won the second game 21-14. There was a tough fight between the two players in the deciding game. Srikanth, after trailing 16-18, took 4 consecutive points and reached the score 20-18. Huang scored the score 18-19, but Srikanth finished the game by finishing the game and match at 21-19.
Kidambi defeated Huang for the fourth time
Huang and Kidambi were face to face for the fifth time on the court. After this win, the record of victory and defeat against Kidambi Huang has been 4-1. Kidambi lost 11-21, 21-15, 20-22 against Huang in All England badminton on March 15 last year. Since then, there have been 2 matches between the two. Kidambi has won both.