Rahul Bharadwaj clinched the Kenya Open Future Series badminton tournament, beating fellow Indian Aman Farogh Sanjay in the final in Nairobi.

The 18-year old Bharadwaj, who had to come through the qualifying round, overcame a fighting Aman 21-23, 21-18, 21-18 in a thrilling summit clash on Saturday.

He had won the Uganda International title last week.