Happy with the way I played in last couple of days: Kidambi Srikanth | Badminton News
HYDERABAD: Badminton star Kidambi Srikanth, who grew to become the primary Indian to raise 4 Tremendous Collection titles when he gained his maiden French Open title, on Tuesday expressed his delight over the way in which he carried out in final couple of days.
On Sunday, Srikanth continued his wealthy vein of type as he defeated Japan’s Kenta Nishimoto 21-14, 21-13 within the finals of the French Open to turn out to be the primary Indian and solely fourth male shuttler in historical past to raise 4 Tremendous Collection titles in a calendar yr.
When quizzed about his efficiency, the 23-year-old mentioned that he simply gave his 100 p.c and didn’t take into consideration profitable or breaking any data.
“I’m very proud of the way in which it (French Open Tremendous Collection) has been for me. I wasn’t actually pondering of profitable. Once I went there, I used to be simply pondering to play properly and provides my finest. I used to be not likely fascinated about the data,” Srikanth mentioned.
The ace Indian shuttler additional insisted that he was actually glad together with his latest performances and is now trying ahead to take up the momentum within the upcoming tournaments.
“My purpose was to play properly and do the perfect, play my 100 p.c. I’m actually proud of the way in which I performed in final couple of days. There have been good tournaments for me and there have been fairly a number of powerful matches and I’m actually proud of the way in which I performed and pulled off these matches. In future, I’ve three extra tournaments and I’m planning on doing properly there too,” he mentioned.
Srikanth has been in menacing type prior to now few months, having already clinched the Denmark Open Tremendous Collection Premier, the Indonesia Open Tremendous Collection Premier and Australian Open Tremendous Collection earlier this yr.
Now, Srikanth has total six Tremendous Collection titles to his identify, together with China Open 2014 and India Open 2015.
Earlier, the Badminton Affiliation of India had additionally introduced a money reward of Rs 5 Lakh for Srikanth for his French Open Tremendous Collection win.