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Lakshya, Rituparna champs

Lakshya, Rituparna champs
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Lakshya Sen proved quite the giant-killer while scalping ninth seeded Zii Jia Lee after coming back from a first game loss to clinch the men singles title. The women singles final was equally exciting before third seed Rituparna Das accounted for top seeded Gadde Ruthvika Shivani also in four games.

Hyderabad:There were upsets galore as curtains came down on the SATS- Yonex Sunrise India International Series-2016 at Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy here on Sunday.

Lakshya Sen proved quite the giant-killer while scalping ninth seeded Zii Jia Lee after coming back from a first game loss to clinch the men singles title. The women singles final was equally exciting before third seed Rituparna Das accounted for top seeded Gadde Ruthvika Shivani also in four games.

The men doubles finals saw the fourth seeded Indian pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty conquering top seeds Sze Fei Goh and Nur Izzuddin in a five-game thriller.

Rankireddy achieved a double when he and K Maneesha survived some anxious moments before justifying their top billing while putting it across Hang Yee Low and Yee See Cheah.

An Indian sweep was prevented by Yea Ching Goh and Chiew Sien Lim, who annexed the women doubles crown.Results: All finals-Men singles: Lakshya Sen (IND) bt Zii Jia Lee (9 MAS) 11-13, 11-3, 11-6, 11-6; Women singles: Rituparna Das (3 IND) bt Gadde Ruthvika Shivani (1 IND) 11-7, 8-11, 11-7, 14-12; Men doubles: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/Chirag Shetty (4 IND) bt Sze Fei Goh/Nur Izzuddin (1 MAS) 8-11, 11-5, 7-11, 11-8, 11-5; Women Doubles: Yea Ching Goh/Chiew Sien Lim (2) bt Joyce Choong/Jee Lynn Lim 11-6, 11-7, 6-11, 11-7; Mixed doubles: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy/K Maneesha (1) bt Hang Yee Low/Yee See Cheah 5-11, 11-8, 12-10, 11-8.

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