Lakshya Sen in Tata Open final

Lakshya Sen was in top form, dealing the knock out punch on the No. 2 seed Abhishek Yelegar, in the men’s singles semi-final of the $ 20,0000 Tata Open India International Challenge at the Cricket Club India badminton courts on Saturday.

The 16-year-old Sen, who won 21-10, 21-12  will vie for the title with Thailand’s Sitthikom Thammasin.   -  Ranjeet Kumar

Lakshya Sen was in top form, dealing the knock out punch on the No. 2 seed Abhishek Yelegar, in the men’s singles semi-final of the $ 20,0000 Tata Open India International Challenge at the Cricket Club India badminton courts on Saturday.

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The 16-year-old Sen, who won 21-10, 21-12  will vie for the title with Thailand’s Sitthikom Thammasin. The Thai accounted for Mithun Manjunath 22-20, 21-6 in the second semi-final. The women’s final will be between Gadde Ruthvika Shivani and Riya Mukherjee.   

Results (all semi-finals) Men’s singles: Sitthikom Thammasin(THA) bt Mithun Manjunath 22-20, 21-6; (6)  Lakshya Sen  bt (2)  Abhishek Yelegar  (21-10 21-12).
Women’s singles: (8) Gadde Ruthvika Shivani  bt  Thinaah M. (MAS) 21-17, 21-9; Riya Mukherjee  bt Ira Sharma 24-22, 11-21, 21-19
Mixed doubles: Hee Chun Mak and Yeung Nga Ting (HKG) bt (4)  Pang Ron Hoo and Yen Wei Peck (MAS) 21-12, 24-22; Chang Tak Ching and Ng Wing Yung (HKG) bt Tang Jie Chen and Liu Ying Goh (MAS) 21-16,21-15.

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