PM Congratulates Sai Praneeth For Thailand Open Triumph

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated shuttler B Sai Praneeth for winning the USD 1,20,000 Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold men’s singles title in Bangkok on Sunday .

“Congratulations to B Sai Praneeth for wining the Thailand Open badminton tournament. India is elated on the accomplishment: PM @narendramodi,” tweeted the official handle of the Prime Minister.

The third seeded Indian prevailed 17-21 21-18 21-19 over fourth seeded Indonesian Jonatan Christie in a contest that lasted an hour and 11 minutes. This was Praneeth’s maiden Grand Prix Gold and second consecutive overall title win, following the Singapore Open victory.

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He had reached the finals of Syed Modi International in January at Hyderabad, where he lost to Sameer Verma.