Indonesia Super Series | Shocked to reach back-to-back finals: Kidambi Srikanth
Close on the heels of Singapore Open final, Kidambi Srikanth made his way to yet another summit clash at Indonesia Super Series Premier and the Indian ace says he is shocked to achieve the feat and it will take some time to sink in. Srikanth defeated World No.1 Son Wan Ho of Korea 21-15 14-21 24-22 to set up a clash with Kazumasa Sakai of Japan, who defeated another Indian shuttler HS Prannoy.
“Coming into the tournament, I never thought really that I will reach the finals again. I am shocked to be playing back to back finals. It will take a while to digest it and then prepare for on Sunday,” said Srikanth.
Talking about Saturday’s match, Srikanth said: “It was a tough match and I was prepared for a long match. Whenever I play him, it is always a long match and he has been playing well of late. He is the world No 1 now and you have to give him respect.
“I won a lot of points and also lost points when my smashes went out but that’s the way I play, it is my main scoring option. It was very close match. I was lucky there in the …read more