Ace Indian shuttler K Srikanth reached the finals of the Indonesia Super Series Premier Badminton in Jakarta today while his compatriot H S Prannoy crashed out after losing in the other semi-final.
World No.22 Srikanth outclassed World No.1 Korean Son Wan Ho 21-15, 18-21, 24-22 in men’s singles match that lasted 72 minutes. Srikanth will next face Japanese qualifier Kazumasa Sakai in the finals tomorrow.
This is the fourth Super Series final for Srikanth, who had reached the summit clash in Singapore in April and won the China Open in 2004 and India Open in 2015. Earlier, Prannoy lost his semi-final match. In a hard fought game, Prannoy lost to unseeded Kazumasa Sakai of Japan 21-17, 26-28, 18-21 in a 77 -minute men’s singles match.