Ramit Tandon wins Singapore Open

Ramit Tandon, who had been making waves in the Singapore Open, a PSA World tour event, claimed the title—his career second—on Sunday. His previous title-win came in May this year in the SYS Open, in Southampton, USA.

Ramit Tandon (left) was in top touch right from start and never allowed his opponent to settle down.   -  Special Arrangement

Ramit Tandon, who had been making waves in the Singapore Open, a PSA World tour event, claimed the title—his career second—on Sunday. His previous title-win came in May this year in the SYS Open, in Southampton, USA.

The 88th ranked Indian, staged an upset in the semi-final, beating top seed Henry Leung of Hong Kong. Cashing in on the momentum, he went on to grab the title by beating fifth seeded James Huang of Taipei in straight games 11-3, 11-6, 11-3.

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Tandon needed just 32 minutes for this feat. The Indian was in top touch right from start and never allowed his opponent to settle down. Tandon was particularly strong on the front court.

Earlier, he had carved out a comfortable 11-3, 11-6, 11-5 win over Leung defying all odds and form book. His amazing show had come after he had retired from a Qatar tournament earlier with a twisted ankle. But he showed no strain while producing a show of master class, according to reports.