Last updated on September 14, 2019
Lakshya was his finest as he notched a comfy 21-14 21-15 win over Svendsen from the name battle that lasted for 34 minutes. The 18-year-old out of Almora had conquered Denmark’s Kim Bruun 21-18 21-11 win at a 48-minute semifinal clash on Friday night.
The semifinal battle was a close affair with Lakshya and Bruun exchanging leads regularly before the shuttler jumped into some 11-9 advantage in the break. But, Lakshya erased the deficit after the period and construct on a slim 13-12 lead to gradually proceed and finally pocketed the opening match.
Lakshya came out with all cylinders blazing in the next match to jump into a 6-2 lead early and then reeled off five straight points to grab an 11-3 lead in the breather.
The Indian made a second burst of five consecutive points to make a massive gap that Bruun failed to bridge.