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Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth retains India’s prestige by winning the Thaihot China Open 2014
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- Sunday, November 16th, 2014 |
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Kidambi Srikanth recorded an uncommon accomplishment by an Indian when he beat home most loved and two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan (21-19, 21-17) to win the China Open Super Series competition on Sunday. This was the greatest win of his vocation as such. The 21-year-old from Andhra Pradesh demonstrated nerves of steel to deliver an overwhelming execution which helped him see off five-time best on the world Lin 21-19 21-17 in the men’s singles last which kept going 46 minutes here.
Srikanth, who won the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold a year ago, had completed runners-up at the 2014 India Open Grand Prix Gold occasion in Lucknow and was a quarter-finalist in this present year’s Malaysian Open.
He was likewise a piece of the Indian badminton unexpected that arrived at the elimination rounds of the blended group occasion at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. This is the first run through any Indian male shuttler has won a Super Series Premier occasion after the Super Series and Premier competitions were presented.
India finished an uncommon doubles in singles at the China competition after Saina Nehwal’s win in the ladies’ area prior. Saina defeated Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi 21-12, 22-20 at the China Open and moved to number five on the world rankings.
While Srikanth took 46 minutes to cut Lin Dan down, Saina’s ladies’ singles last endured 42 minutes at the Haixia Olympic Sport Center.
This is Saina’s third title of the year as the Indian had won the Australian Super Series in June, other than securing the Syed Modi International Grand Prix Gold right on time in the year. In her sixth appearance in the prestigious competition, Saina needed to draw from her store of experience to fight off the test of the sports Akane.
In the opening diversion, Saina headed 3-1 at an opportune time and stretched out it to 8-4. She lost few indicates due miscued strokes yet the Indian figured out how to go into the interim with a four-point lead with the assistance of a plotted stroke and down the line crush.
Saina controlled the shuttle and the pace of the amusement and constrained her young opponent to confer lapses, opening up a sound 14-7 lead. Akane demonstrated sparkles of splendour however it was insufficient to debilitate Saina, who moved into diversion point with a sensitive net shot and afterward a hidden come back to win the gloating rights. Akane delivered a finer execution in the second amusement. The 17-year-old was snappy on her legs and disturbed Saina with her straight crushes to enter the break with a slim 11-9 lead. The end snippets of the second amusement ended up being nerve-wrecking as both the shuttlers occupied with forceful mobilizes before the accomplished Indian mauled her path once more at 14-14.
Saina blended her strokes well to command the mobilizes however regardless she thought that it was hard to discover a chink in the Japanese’s covering who returned everything that was steered at her.
At 18-18, Saina earned a point with a hidden net shot yet the Indian hit one long and after that missed an alternate point to permit Akane to close in at 20-19. Then again, several long shots by the Japanese swung the match other way, fixing the title in the Indian’s name.