B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth set up an all-Indian men’s singles final showdown at the Singapore Open Superseries badminton tournament on Saturday. First time in the history that two Indians will play in men’s singles Superseries final.
Kidambi Srikanth who is currently rank world 28th defeats Anthony Ginting world rank 26 in 2 games 23-13,21-14. Kidambi Srikanth who became first Indian to win superseries title, will play for second title win tomorrow.
Sai Praneet who is currently world rank 29 winner of Canada open last year did his comeback in January after shoulder injury defeats Lee Dong world rank 30in straight game 21-6, 21-8.
Spanish Olympic champion, Carolina Marin will take on world No 1 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei in the women’s singles final. Marin defeated Sung Ji Hyung of Korea 21-19 21-12 while Tai defeated Beiwen Zhang of Malaysia 21-19 21-15 in the semifinals.