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Lakshya stuns World Champ to win maiden Super 500 title



India Open 2022: Lakshya Sen to meet World champ Loh Kean in final
India Open 2022: Lakshya Sen to meet World champ Loh Kean in final. Image Source: IANS News

New Delhi, Jan 16 : World championship bronze medallist Lakshya Sen defeated current World Champion Loh Kean Yew in straight games 24-22, 21-17 to win the first India Open men’s singles title, here on Sunday.

It was a double delight for India as earlier, Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy won their first-ever Indian Open finals as they defeated Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan 21-16, 26-24 in the men’s doubles.

In the semi-final, Sen came back from a game down to beat Malaysia-s Tze Yong Ng 19-21, 21-16, 21-12 and set up a clash with World Champion Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in the summit clash.



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