K Srikanth lifts Indonesia Open; Prez, PM congratulate him 

India’s K Srikanth has lifted the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton title by defeating Japanese qualifier Kazumasa Sakai in straight games 21-11, 21-19 in the Men’s Singles final at Jakarta on Sunday. For World No.22 Srikanth, it is his third Super Series title. He had earlier won the 2014 China Open and 2015 India Open.

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Kidambi Srikanth, on winning Indonesia Open Super Series tournament. Mr. Mukherjee in a tweet said heartiest congratulations to Srikanth on winning the premier title. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, India is extremely delighted on his victory.