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Twitterati hails Kidambi Sikanth’s maiden French Open Super Series title win

Kidambi Srikanth became the first Indian to win four Superseries titles in a year and is now the first Indian to win the French Super Series title as well.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: October 29, 2017 10:50:38 pm
Kidambi Srikanth defeated Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto by a margin of 21-14, 21-13. (Source: AP)

Kidambi Srikanth made history on Sunday when he defeated Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto by a margin of 21-14, 21-13 to win the French Open Super Series title. With this win, Srikanth became the first Indian to win four Superseries titles in a year and is now the first Indian to win the French Super Series title as well. In a match, which was tipped to be a hurdle for Srikanth, the Guntur-lad seemed confident from the start and then went on to dominate his opposition. While his victory was cheered by the entire country, Twitterati hailed his remarkable feat. Here are some of the best reaction from Twitter.

Earlier, in the semi-finals, Kidmabi Srikanth had a tough fight against HS Prannoy where he won the game by a margin of 14-21, 21-19, 21-18 and then went on to secure a place in the singles final at the French Open Superseries.

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