Canada Open 2016: India’s Praneeth, Manu-Sumeeth wins titles

It was double bonanza for India at the Canada Open as B Sai Praneeth and Rio-bound men’s doubles pair of Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy clinched twin crowns after winning their respective title clash at the USD 55,000 Grand Prix badminton tournament here.
The 23-year-old Praneeth, seeded fourth, defeated Korea’s Lee Hyun Il 21-12 21-10 in the men’s singles final.
Top seed Manu and Sumeeth Reddy, who became the first Indian men’s doubles pair to qualify for the Rio Olympics, received a big boost when they defeated local combo of Adrian Liu and Toby Ng 21-8 21-14 in a lop-sided final here.


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