Denmark Open final, Kidambi Srikanth vs Lee Hyun Il: Highlights

first_imgWelcome to our Live Coverage of the Denmark Open Super Series Premier men’s singles final between Kidambi Srikanth and Lee Hyun Il ok Korea.21.46 IST: Kidambi Srikanth thrashes Lee Hyun Il of Korea 21-10, 21-5 to clinch his maiden Denmark Open Super Series Premier title5th Superseries title for Srikanth Kidambi.His third Superseries title this year. His astounding run of form continues. #DenmarkSSP BAI Media (@BAI_Media) October 22, 201721.41 IST: Srikanth is absolutely running away with the game, leads 15-3.21.40 IST: Good defensive show from Lee Hyun Il earns him a point. Srikanth still leads 12-3.21.38 IST: It has been a one-way traffic! Srikanth leads 11-1 at the break.21.35 IST: Srikanth has opened an early 5-1 lead in the second game.Good start for Srikanth Kidambi in #DenmarkSSP final. Wins the first game quite easily. 21-10 against Lee Hyun.- BAI Media (@BAI_Media) October 22, 201721.32 IST: Srikanth has closed down the first game 21-10 in just 12 minutes. A very calm display by the 24-year-old.Photo Credit: Kidambi Srikanth Twitter 21.30 IST: Kidambi plays a beautiful cross-court shot at the back court and extends his lead to 17-8.21.28 IST: Jump and smash! Brilliant accuracy from Srikanth and he maintains the lead at 12-7.21.26 IST: Srikanth is showing some exquisite net play here. He takes a massive 11-6 lead at the break.21.25 IST: Beauty of a net drop from Srikanth! He leads 8-5.21.22 IST: From being 1-3 down, Srikanth wins three points on the trot to lead 4-3.21.21 IST: Hyun Il takes the first two points of the match but with his trademark jump-smash, Srikanth makes it 1-2.advertisement21.20 IST: Srikanth begin the proceedings.21.18 IST: This is the first meeting between Srikanth and Lee Hyun Il.21.16 IST: Kidambi Srikanth has made his way to the court.21.02 IST: Kidambi Srikanth up next! World champions Liu Cheng and Zhang Nan of China have defeated Indonesian pair of Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamulyo 21-16, 20-22, 21-19 to win the men’s doubles title at Denmark Open Super Series Premier.20.50 IST: The men’s doubles is currently locked at 1-1 and we’re halfway through the final game. Srikanth is up after this!20.45 IST: Srikanth will be looking to win the third Super Series Premier title of his year. The other two he has won are China (2014) and Indonesia Open Super Series Premier (2017).20.31 IST: In the doubles category of Denmark Open, Lee So Hee and Shin Seung Chan of Korea won the women’s doubles title and Tang Chun Man and Tse Ying Suet of Hong Kong lifted the mixed doubles title.Photo Credit: BWF 20.26 IST: Earlier in the day, Ratchanok Intanon came from behind to beat defending champion Akane Yamaguchi 14-21, 21-15, 21-19 in the women’s singles final to lift her maiden Denmark Open Super Series Premier title.Photo Credit: BWF Good straight sets win today and very happy with my performance. Excited to get back on court tomorrow. #denmarkopen #believe #achieve Kidambi Srikanth (@srikidambi) October 21, 2017Brief Preview:Kidambi Srikanth is eyeing his third Super Series title of the year as he takes on Korea’s Lee Hyun Il in the men’s singles final of Denmark Open Super Series Premier on Sunday.On the way to the final , Srikanth has spent 240 minutes on the court, the longest of which was a one hour 51 minutes pre-quarterfinal 21-13, 8-21, 21-18 win against Jeon Hyeok Jin of Korea.In the quarter-final, the 24-year-old came from behind to beat world champion Viktor Axelsen 14-21, 22-20, 21-7 in 55 minutes.In the semi-final, Srikanth needed a mere 39 minutes to beat Hong Kong’s Wong Wing Ki Vincent 21-18, 21-17.Earlier in the year, Srikanth reached three straight Super Series final in Singapore, Indonesia and Australia. He became the first male Indian to win back-to-back Super Series title when he won the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier and Australian Open Super Series.The Guntur shuttler has won a total of four Super Series titles in his career — China Open in 2014, 2015 India Open and Indonesia and Australian Open in 2017.last_img read more