- Promising Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth clinched his maiden Super Series title at the Singapore Open after defeating compatriot K Srikanth in a historic all-Indian final.
- World No.30 Praneeth, who had won the Canada Open Grand Prix last year and reached the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold final this year, outmaneuvered Srikanth 17-21, 21-17, 21-12 in the summit clash of the $350,000 event.
- It was the first time in the history of international badminton that two Indians were playing a Super Series final and it turned out to be a thrilling contest.
- The bronze medal at the World Junior Championships in 2010, Praneeth has managed to outwit some accomplished shuttlers such as former All England Champion Muhammad Hafiz Hashim of Malaysia, former Olympic and World champion Taufik Hidayat and World No.1 Lee Chong Wei.
Quick Question for Bank PO/ IBPS Exams 2016-17:
Which Indian shuttler clinched his maiden Super Series title at the Singapore Open 2017?
- B Sai Praneeth