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Watch: After defeating Viktor Axelsen in the India Open final, Vitidsarn falls to the ground; The gesture of a Denmark star is priceless

Kunlavut Vitidsarn won the Indian Open title on Sunday with a three-game victory over Viktor Axelsen thanks to an incredible performance.

Kunlavut Vitidsarn defeated Viktor Axelsen in the India Open final on Sunday thanks to a strong performance. Vitidsarn won his first Super 750 title by winning 22-20, 10-21, and 21-12 in a three-game match that lasted 63 minutes.

Additionally, he became the first player this year to defeat Axelsen. Kodai Naraoka was defeated by the Danish World No. 1 in the Malaysia Open final last week.

At the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall in New Delhi, Vitidsarn put on a stunning performance, defeating Axelsen 22-20 in a thrilling opening game.

The Denmark shuttler was on game point and leading 20-19, but Vitidsarn. Who was born in Thailand, scored three points in a row as the crowd roared for Vitidsarn’s comeback?

However, at the change of ends, Axelsen went back to his attacking style and dominated Vitidsarn, who was 21 years old. With an exhibition of smashes reminiscent of the semi-final against Jonatan Christie.

However, the youngster made minor adjustments to his strategy in order to engage the World No. 1 shuttler in rallies and eventually took control of him as the latter began to feel the heat.

Watch as Vitidsarn overcame a roaring crowd in New Delhi to upset the competition. Prior to the day, a different universe no.1 – Akane Yamaguchi of Japan – confronted a three-game loss in the ladies’ singles occasion at the India Open.

On Sunday, South Korean An Se Young defeated Japanese shuttler Yamaguchi by a narrow margin to win the title. The two shuttlers have a close rivalry.

Chinese duo Liang Wei Keng and Wang Chang won the men’s doubles final. Defeating star Malaysian third seeds Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik 14-21 21-19 21-18. This was their second World Tour title since winning the Japan Open the year before.

On the final day of the tournament, two Chinese pairs withdrew due to illness. So the remaining two doubles matches were postponed.

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