Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth beats Kazumasa Sakai to clinch Indonesia Open title

World No.22 Srikanth won 21-11 21-19 in a 37-minute clash against the Japanese qualifier in the USD 1,000,000 event.

Published: 18th June 2017 04:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th June 2017 04:36 PM   |  A+A-

This was Kidambi Srikanth second Super Series Premier title. His last Super Series Premier triumph had come in the 2014 China Open. | AP

By PTI

JAKARTA: Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth lifted the Indonesia Super Series Premier men's singles title, beating Japan's Kazumasa Sakai in the final here today.

World No.22 Srikanth won 21-11 21-19 in a 37-minute clash against the Japanese qualifier in the USD 1,000,000 event.

This was the 24-year-old's second Super Series Premier title. His last Super Series Premier triumph had come in the 2014 China Open.

This was the fourth Super Series final for Srikanth, who had reached the summit clash in Singapore in April and had won the 2015 India Open.

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