2017 Australian Open Super Series Final: As it happened...

Srikanth, 24, will play Olympic champion Chen Long of China in the final tomorrow.

2017 Australian Open Super Series Final: As it happened...
Courtesy: PTI

New Delhi: Welcome to our live coverage of the final day action from Australian Open Superseries. We have Women's Singles, Women's Doubles, Men's Singles and Men's Doubles finals scheduled on the day.


12:45 IST: Takeshi Kamura/Keigo Sonoda [JPN] beat Hendra Setiawan/Tan Boon Heong [INA/MAS] 21-17 21-19.


12:24 IST: Kam/Son win Game 1 21-17. Here's Match report of Srikanth's win over Long.


2:05 IST: It's Set/Tan vs Kam/Son at the Men's Doubles final now.


11:59 IST: With this win, Srikikanth clinches the top spot in the BWF Dubai Destination Rankings.


11:49 IST: Srikanth has done it. He claims a 22-20, 21-16 win against Chen Long to win the Australian Open Superseries title. Bravo Srikanth!


Chen 16-20 Kidambi: Srikanth to serve for Match Point.


Chen 14-19 Kidambi: It's a matter of just 2 points now.


Chen 13-17 Kidambi: Srikanth edging closer to title. Can he hold to this lead?


Chen 10-13 Kidambi: Srikanth responding to Chen's smashes pretty well, takes 3-point lead.


Chen 9-11 Kidambi: Srikanth has a 2-point lead mid-way of Game 2.


Chen 7-8 Kidambi: Srikanth back in lead with 2 consecutive points.


Chen 6-6 Kidambi: Lead vanished! It's back level now.


Chen 2-6 Kidambi: 4-point cusion for the Indian, following some exquisite gameplay.


Chen 1-4 Kidambi: Srikanth is roaring early in Game 2.


Chen 1-1 Kidambi: A point each shared by the duo at start of Game 2.


11:26 IST: Srikanth wins first game 22-20.


Chen 20-20 Kidambi: It's tied at 20-each.


Chen 19-20 Kidambi: Game point for Srikanth.


Chen 19-18 Kidambi: Srikanth fights back but still trails by a point. It's getting nervy.


Chen 18-17 Kidambi: Chen moves back into the lead in this decisive phase of Game 1.


Chen 15-15 Kidambi: Chen turning up a gear once again. He looks determined to not concede the first game to Srikanth but the Indian is giving a tough competition.


Chen 14-14 Kidambi: It's back level now!


Chen 12-11 Kidambi: Chen back in lead!


Chen 9-11 Kidambi: 9-11 it is at mid-point Game 1.


Chen 9-10 Kidambi: Chen turns up a gear as Srikanth drops three consecutive points.


Chen 6-10 Kidambi: Chen looks on backfoot and is avoiding being aggressive for now as Srikanth continues to take points.


CHEN 5-8 Kidambi: Three-point lead for Srikanth.


CHEN 4-6 Kidambi: The shuttler from Hyderabad looks on fire. Chen struggling to cope with his aggressive game for now.


CHEN 3-5 Kidambi: Srikanth in lead for the first time in Game 1.


CHEN 3-2 Kidambi: Srikanth wins a challenge.


CHEN 1-1 Kidambi: Srikanth bags a point after giving one away easily in the beginning.


11:02 IST: Both players are out on court warming up. The match is set to begin!


10:56 IST: Srikanth's match is up next. Its 5th Superseries Final for him after China Open (SSP 2014), India Open (SS 2015), Singapore Open(SS 2017), Indonesia Open (SSP 2017).


10:48 IST: Matsutomo/Takahashi defeat Juhl/Pedersen 21-10, 21-13 to lift Women's Doubles title.


10:29 IST: The Japanese duo have claimed a 21-10 win in Game 1. 


10:03 IST: It's women's doubles final now between Matsutomo/Takahashi and Juhl/Pedersen. Post this, we will have the most anticipated clash at the Men's Singles final.


09:50 IST: It's Okuhara who has come out on top in Game 3. She secures victory 21-17. The World No. 12 Australia Open Superseries title as she beats compatriot & World No. 5 21-12, 21-23, 21-17.


09:47 IST: It's neck-to-neck in third game, with Okuhara leading 17-16.


09:25 IST: It's Yamaguchi who has claimed the Game 2 23-22 to keep the contest alive. We go into the Game 3 to find out the result.


09:01 IST: Okuhara has won the Game 1 21-12.


08:42 IST: The Women Singles final between Nozomi Okuhara vs Akane Yamaguchi is underway as the final day actio begins in Australia Open Superseries.


Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth stormed into his third straight Super Series final after defeating Chinese fourth seed Shi Yuqi at the Australian Open in Sydney on Saturday.

Srikanth, 24, will play Olympic champion Chen Long of China in the final tomorrow.

Here's everything you need to know about the match:

Head-to-head: Kidambi Srikanth (11) 0 - 5 Chen Long (5)

Date: June 25, 2017

Time: Coverage starts at 8:30 AM (IST). Men's singles final will be after women's singles and doubles finals.

Venue: Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre

TV Listing: Star Sports network

Live Streaming: Hotstar.com