Srikanth demolishes Hyun Il to clinch Denmark Open

India's Kidambi Srikanth demolished South Korea's Lee Hyun Il 21-10, 21-5 to win the Denmark Open and his third Super Series title of the year on Sunday.

Srikanth takes on Hyun Il in the Denmark Open final on Sunday.   -  Rajeev Bhatt

And its a wrap. India's Kidambi Srikanth thwarts South Korea's Lee Hyun Il 21-10, 21-5 to win the Denmark Open and clinch his third Super Series title of the year.

20-5- Srikanth up 20-5 with 15 match points!

16-4 Hyun looks rather off-colour today, making far too many unforced errors and is virtually giving away the game.

12-3 Srikanth running away with the game as he extends his lead to nine games.

9-1 The Indian shuttler breezes past Hyun to take an eight-point lead. This hardly seems to be a content at all now.

4-1 Srikanth starts the second game strong and races to a 4-1 lead.

Second game begins

21-10- Srikanth cruises past Hyun to take the first game 21-10 in just twelve minutes in a largely one-sided affair.

Hyun looks clueless. Srikanth is smashing it left and right, leaving Hyun with no choice but to simply watch the shuttle whizz past him.

17-8- Another massive forehand smash to register a nine-point lead. Srikanth seems to be running away with the first set.

13-7- Srikanth brings up a seven point-lead with yet another monstrous fore-hand smash.

Srikanth is looking in great form today, combining powerful smashes with deft drop shots to Hyun constantly guessing.

9-6- Srikanth bringing his  game to the court to make it 9-6.

6-4- Srikanth claws his way back to take a two-point lead at 6-4.

2-3- Srikanth plays a powerful forehand cross-court smash to come back from being to points down to make it 2-3.

First game begins


Hello and welcome to Sportstar's live coverage of the Denmark Open final between Kidambi Srikanth and Lee Hyun Il.

India's Srikanth is one step away from his third Super Series Premier title after he dished out a superlative display to outwit Hong Kong's Wong Wing Ki Vincent 21-18, 21-17 in straight games to reach the men's singles final.

Korea's Lee Hyun Il conquered World No. 2 Son Wan Ho 25-23 18-21 21-17 in the other men's singles semifinal that lasted an hour and 31 minutes.