NEW DELHI: India pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty went down in the final of the India Open 21-15, 11-21, 19-21 to South Korea’s S.J. Seo and M.H. Kang in New Delhi on Sunday.
An inspired Tai Tzu Ying secured her first women's singles India Open title with a dominating 21-16 21-12 win over Chen Yu Fei, while world no. 2 Shi Yu Qi outwitted giant-killer Lee Cheuk Yiu of Hong Kong 23-21 21-17 in a tense battle to reclaim the men's singles crown.
Earlier, Thailand's Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai claimed the Mixed Doubles title, defeating World No. 5 duo Jiang Zhen Bang and Wei Ya Xin of China 21-16, 21-16 in the final of Super 750 badminton tournament.
Japan's Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara were crowned women's doubles champions after they beat World Championships bronze medallist Zhang Shu Xian and Zheng Yu of China in the final 21-12, 21-13. Agencies