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ShuttlerK. Srikanth wins Denmark Open title

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Odense (Denmark): ShuttlerK. Srikanthcontinued his superb run as he defeated South Korea’s Lee Hyun Il 21-10, 21-5 to win Denmark Open 2017 title on Sunday.
Srikanth, who made it into the final with 21-18, 21-17 win over China’s Wong Wing Ki, dominated the game right from the word go as he won the opening game 21-10 in just 12 minutes.
The 24-year old took an 11-1 lead in the second game as Lee Hyun found it difficult to make a comeback against Srikanth. The lanky Indian shuttler finished the game comfortably, in just 25 minutes.
In the quarter-final match, Srikanth stunned reigning world champion Viktor Axelsen 14-21, 22-20, 21-7 in a match that lasted 57 minutes.
With the win in Denmark, Srikanth has now won five Super Series title – Denmark Open (2017), Australia Open (2017), Indonesia Open(2017), India Open (2015) and China Open (2014).

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