Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth dished out a dominating performance to outclass South Korea’s Lee Dong-keun in straight games and reach his maiden Super Series Badminton final at the Singapore Open today. Praneeth defeated three-time Korea Masters Grand Prix Gold winner Lee 21 -6, 21-8 in a lop-sided semifinal match.
In another semifinal today, Kidambi Srikanth will clash with Indonesia’s Anthony Ginting. Srikanth and Praneeth are the only Indians left in the tournament.
Yesterday, Rio Olympics Silver medalist PV Sindhu made an exit in the quarterfinals after losing to 4th placed Carolina Marin of Spain. The pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Sumeeth Reddy also bowed out.