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Srikanth the Champion

Srikanth the Champion

 Jun 26, 2017

With his fantastic win in the recently concluded Australian Open Super Series, Kidambi Srikanth, in great form, has zoomed into the elite club of world shuttlers.

In a challenging final, Srikanth held onto his winning streak by defeating Olympian and talented Chen Long of China. He won 22-20, 21-16 to outclass his opponent. He evinced brimming confidence after his Singapore and Jakarta outings and was at the top of the game. Srikanth was playing the SS finals for the third consecutive time which in itself is creditable and now he has won it decisively to join the ranks of five illustrious players who have reached 3 successive SS finals in their careers. The other achievers are- Lin Dan [China], Lee Chong Wei [Malaysia], Chen Long [China], Danish V. Axelson  [Indonesia], SoniDwiKunciro [Indonesia]. Srikanth has joined this Super Six club.

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