Singapore City: Indian badminton star B Sai Praneeth defeated South Korea’s Lee Dong-keun in straight games to reach his first Super Series badminton final at the Singapore Open today.
Praneeth defeated three-time Korea Masters Grand Prix Gold winner Lee 21 -6, 21-8 in a lop-sided semi-final match.
In another semi-final today, another Indian badminton star, Kidambi Srikanth, will clash with Indonesia’s Anthony Ginting.
Srikanth and Praneeth are the only Indians left in the tournament.
Rio Olympics silver medalist PV Sindhu lost in the quarter-finals to fourth placed Carolina Marin of Spain.
Doubles pair of Ashwini Ponnappa and Sumeeth Reddy are also out of the tournament.