Indian shuttler K Srikanth shocked world no 1 Korean Son Wan Hon to reach Indonesia Super Series Premier. World No. 22 Srikanth will next face Japanese qualifier Kazumasa Sakai in the finals on Sunday.
24-year-old Srikanth who love attacking game outclassed Son 21-15 18-21 24-22 in energy-sapping men’s singles match that lasted an hour and 12 minutes hour and 12 minutes.
The battle between Srikanth and World No 1 Son Wan turned out to be one of the best games of the tournament as the Indian ace shuttler smashed his way into the final of the Indonesia Open in a three-game thriller!
Srikanth had 2-4 head to head record against Son with four straight lost against Korean, Today it doesn’t mattered as he survived a battle.
Earlier, giant-killer H.S. Prannoy played his heart out but eventually ran out of steam against Kazumasa Sakai to go down narrowly in the other semifinal.
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) June 17, 2017
2nd successive SS final for @srikidambi . Edges past the current World no.1 Son Wan Ho 21-15, 14-21, 24-22. 👏💪🙌
— BAI Media (@BAI_Media) June 17, 2017