Srikanth in Australian Open final

Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated fourth seed Shi Yuqi of China to reach the Australia Open Superseries final here on Friday.

The Guntur player took only 37 minutes to outplay his Chinese opponent by 21-10, 21-14.   -  AFP

Star Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated fourth seed Shi Yuqi of China to reach the Australia Open Superseries final here on Friday.

The Guntur player took only 37 minutes to outplay his Chinese opponent by 21-10, 21-14.

Right from the start, the 24-year-old Indian shuttler dominated the proceedings and finished off in straight games to reach the summit clash.