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Indonesia Open: Sensational Kidambi Srikanth thrashes Kazumasa Sakai to capture 2nd Super Series Premier title

Indonesia Open: Sensational Kidambi Srikanth thrashes Kazumasa Sakai to capture 2nd Super Series Premier title

Last month, he lost in the final of Singapore Open to compatriot B Sai Praneeth. This was his fourth Super Series final. He had previously won the 2014 China Open and 2015 India Open.

Indonesia Open: Kidambi Srikanth shocks world number 1 Son Wan Ho to enter Super Series Premier final

Indonesia Open: Kidambi Srikanth shocks world number 1 Son Wan Ho to enter Super Series Premier final

Srikanth, ranked 22nd, got the better of Korean shuttler in three games, 21-15,14-21, 24-22 in one hour and 12 minutes.

Indonesia Open: Giant-killer H S Prannoy's fight ends in agony, goes down in semis

Indonesia Open: Giant-killer H S Prannoy's fight ends in agony, goes down in semis

Prannoy, who had lost to the same opponent during the 2013 edition, mostly matched Sakai stroke for stroke but failed to complete the rallies. The Japanese, a bundle of energy, showed better control over the shuttle to emerge victorious.

Indonesia Open: Indian giant-killer HS Prannoy hails win over Chen Long one his best

Indonesia Open: Indian giant-killer HS Prannoy hails win over Chen Long one his best

World No. 25 Prannoy today shocked two-time All England and World Champion Chen 21-18 16-21 21-19 in a men's singles quarterfinals match that lasted 75 minutes. He had stunned former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei in straight games yesterday.

Indonesia Open: HS Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth continue giant-killing acts; beat Chen Long, Wang Tzu-wei respectively to enter semis

Indonesia Open: HS Prannoy, Kidambi Srikanth continue giant-killing acts; beat Chen Long, Wang Tzu-wei respectively to enter semis

Prannoy thus became the first Indian player to defeat the big three of Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei and Chen Long.

Indonesia Open: HS Prannoy stuns Lee Chong Wei, Kidambi Srikanth shocks Jan O Jorgensen to enter quarters

Indonesia Open: HS Prannoy stuns Lee Chong Wei, Kidambi Srikanth shocks Jan O Jorgensen to enter quarters

The World No. 25 Indian, who went into the match with a 0-2 head-to-head record, saw off three-time Olympic silver medallist Lee 21-10 21-18 in a 40-minute men's singles contest at the Jakarta Convention Center (JCC).

Indonesia Open: Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy enter second round of Super Series Premier event

Indonesia Open: Kidambi Srikanth, HS Prannoy enter second round of Super Series Premier event

The world No. 29 Prannoy saw off 20th ranked Anthony Sinisuka Ginting 21-13 21-18 in a 43-minute battle. He will next face top seeded Malaysian Lee Chong Wei.

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu advance in Indonesia Open

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu advance in Indonesia Open

Olympics silver medallist Sindhu, who has won the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold and India Super Series this season, will square off against USA's Beiwen Zhang in the next round.

Canada Open: Siki Reddy, HS Prannoy, Summeth Reddy get Canada visa after BAI's intervention

Canada Open: Siki Reddy, HS Prannoy, Summeth Reddy get Canada visa after BAI's intervention

The shuttlers will leave for Jakarta on Friday to take part in the Indonesia Open from June 12 to 18.

Indonesia Open: Saina Nehwal loses to Carolina Marin in quarter-final

Indonesia Open: Saina Nehwal loses to Carolina Marin in quarter-final

Earlier, Saina registered a straight-game win over local favourite Fitriani Fitriani to reach the quarterfinals of the Super Series Premier event.

Indonesia Open: Saina Nehwal sails to quarters; Jwala-Ashwini, Manu-Sumeeth lose

Indonesia Open: Saina Nehwal sails to quarters; Jwala-Ashwini, Manu-Sumeeth lose

Ace shuttler Saina Nehwal once again emerged as the lone Indian survivor at the Indonesia Open after registering a straight-game win over local favourite Fitriani Fitriani to reach the quarterfinals of the Super Series Premier event here today.