Srikanth Won Australian Open Title

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Kidambi Srikanth of India defeated Chinese Chen Long, to clinch the Australian Open Super Series title in Sydney.

Srikanth Kidambi is an Indian badminton player with a world ranking of 11.

He shot to prominence by defeating Olympic Champion Lin Dan in 2014 China Open Super Series Premier by 21–19 21–17 in the final round, thus becoming the first Indian to win a Super Series Premier Men’s title.

He trains at the Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad and is supported by the GoSports Foundation, Bangalore. He is also sponsored by Li-Ning.

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