Sai downs Kidambi to lift Singapore Open title

India’s Sai Praneeth won the men’s singles final of the OUE Singapore Open played at Singapore City on Sunday.

In an all-India final, Sia beat unseeded countryman Kidambi Srikanth 17-21, 21-17, 21-12 in a match lasting just under 60 minutes.

The 24-year-old Hyderabad-born Sai improves his career head-to-head meetings with Kidambi to 5-1 since first facing each other at the India Open in 2012.

In the Women's Singles final, things went according to the seeding when Chinese Taipei top seed Tai Tzu Ying needed just 38 minutes to see off Spain's fourth seed Carolina Marin 21-15, 21-15.

In their head-to-head battles, world number one Tai leads 5-4 having won the last four times they have played each other. 

Sunday's other result:

Women's Doubles final:
(2)Kamilla Rytter Juhl/Christinna Pedersen (Denmark) beat (1)Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahashi (Japan) 21-18, 14-21, 21-15.

Mixed Doubles final:
(3)Lu Kai/Huang Yaqiong (China) beat Dechapol Puavaranukroh/Sapsiree Taerattanachai (Thailand) 19-21, 21-16, 21-11.

Men's Doubles final:
(5)Mathias Boe/Carsten Mogensen (Denmark) beat (4)Li Junhui/Liu Yuchen (China) 21-13, 21-14.

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