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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).

All England Championship: Lee Chong Wei wins fourth title, history for Taiwan as Tai Tzu Ying wins her first

All England Championship: Lee Chong Wei wins fourth title, history for Taiwan as Tai Tzu Ying wins her first

It was Lee's fourth All-England title, which equals the achievement of Morten Frost, the Dane who is his coaching director in Kuala Lumpur

All England Championship: Injury struck Lin Dan, limps off from title race

All England Championship: Injury struck Lin Dan, limps off from title race

Four-time champion Lee reached the final for a seventh time by recovering from a worrying start to beat Chiu Tien Chen of Taiwan 10-21, 21-14, 21-9.

All England Open Championships: Lee Chong Wei beats Chou Tien Chen to reach 7th final

All England Open Championships: Lee Chong Wei beats Chou Tien Chen to reach 7th final

World number one Lee Chong Wei reached the final of the All-England Open for a seventh time on Saturday after rallying past Chou Tien Chen of Taiwan 10-21, 21-14, 21-9.

All England Championship: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei on course for one last showdown in championship semi-final

All England Championship: Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei on course for one last showdown in championship semi-final

Both men played almost as well as in there prime, and often with more subtlety -- to their evident pleasure as well as that of the organisers who would love to see the two old gladiators clash on Sunday for what would be the 28th and quite likely the last time.

Badminton No 1 Lee Chong Wei defies medics to enter last All England Open

Badminton No 1 Lee Chong Wei defies medics to enter last All England Open

Still in some pain and not quite 100 percent fit, he starts his 13th and last All England on Wednesday. There was a collective gasp in Malaysia on Feb. 4 when news came that Chong Wei slipped and fell, tearing the medial collateral ligament in his left knee.

Angry Lee Chong Wei lashes out at Malaysia association

Angry Lee Chong Wei lashes out at Malaysia association

Lee had said last month that he hoped to win the 2017 BWF World Championships in Scotland in August before retiring.  

World No.1 Lee Chong Wei to miss All England Championship due to knee injury

World No.1 Lee Chong Wei to miss All England Championship due to knee injury

The 34-year-old, will be out for weeks after he slipped and fell at the new Academy Badminton Malaysia.

Fake, but nonetheless touching: Lin Dan 'purportedly' writes emotional letter to great rival Lee Chong Wei after Rio clash

Fake, but nonetheless touching: Lin Dan 'purportedly' writes emotional letter to great rival Lee Chong Wei after Rio clash

After their epic semi-final clash in men's singles tournament at Rio Games, two-time Olympic gold medallist purportedly wrote a letter to the Malaysian celebrating their rivalry.

Rio Olympics 2016: Chen Long inflicts heartache on Lee Chong Wei as China retain badminton gold

Rio Olympics 2016: Chen Long inflicts heartache on Lee Chong Wei as China retain badminton gold

Chen took both games 21-18 to consign Lee to a third consecutive defeat in an Olympic Games final.

Chinese legend Lin Dan leaves Rio empty-handed

Chinese legend Lin Dan leaves Rio empty-handed

Lin, who topped the podium at Beijing 2008 and London 2012, was unable to repeat those heroics in Brazil, falling to old rival Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia in Friday`s semi-final.

WATCH: True sportsmanship! Lin Dan exchanges shirt with Lee Chong Wei after losing in men's semis

WATCH: True sportsmanship! Lin Dan exchanges shirt with Lee Chong Wei after losing in men's semis

At the final in London Olympics 2012, Chong Wei lost 15-21, 21-10, 19-21 to Lin Dan.

Lee Chong Wei shrugs off heartbreak to defeat nemesis Lin Dan makes Rio 2016 Olympics final

Lee Chong Wei shrugs off heartbreak to defeat nemesis Lin Dan makes Rio 2016 Olympics final

Struggling with fatigue and huge mental pressure, the veteran rivals battled point-for-point before Lee broke away late to secure three match points.

2016 Rio Olympics: Saina Nehwal seeded fifth; PV Sindhu, K Srikanth get ninth seed

2016 Rio Olympics: Saina Nehwal seeded fifth; PV Sindhu, K Srikanth get ninth seed

The seedings are based on today's (July 21, 2016) World Rankings for the final confirmed Olympic qualifiers, and will be used for the draw on July 26.

Surging Lee Chong Wei is No. 1 again as 2016 Rio Olympics near

Surging Lee Chong Wei is No. 1 again as 2016 Rio Olympics near

Malaysia has never won an Olympic gold and Lee has previously acknowledged the pressure that entails

Malaysian Open: Lee Chong Wei beat Chen Long in summit clash to win title

Malaysian Open: Lee Chong Wei beat Chen Long in summit clash to win title

Lee crushed world number one in straight sets.

India Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter quarters; Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei ousted

India Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu enter quarters; Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei ousted

Highlight of the day was the stunning losses of Lee Chong Wei and Lin Dan, considered to be the biggest contenders for the Rio Games gold medal.

Indian men's campaign ends in All England Badminton

Indian men's campaign ends in All England Badminton

With the exit of all the Indian male shuttlers, only top women's player Saina Nehwal still remains in the fray.