Lakshya Sen defeats top 2 seeds to win Bulgarian Open

Lakshya Sen wins Bulgarian Open 2017

Bulgarian Open 2017 had very few Indian participants. Unseeded Lakshya Sen, Kiran George and Vaishnavi Reddy Jakka celebrated Indian 70th Independence Day at Sofia playing the tournament. While in Women’s Singles Vaishnavi knocked out 2nd seed in 1st round to reach Quarterfinals, in Men’s Singles Lakshya Sen knocked out the top seed in 1st round and the 2nd seed in Final to lift Bulgaria Open 2017. This is the 23rd International title for Indians in 2017.

Results for Lakshya Sen

    Round 1: def top seed Sasm Parsons (England) 21-17 21-9
    Round 2: def Qualifier Kiran George (India) 21-12 21-10
    QF: def Michal Rogalski (Poland) 20-22 21-18 21-15
    SF: def Dinuka Karunaratna (Sri Lanka) 21-19 21-14
    Final: def 2nd seed Zvonimir Durkinjak (Croatia) 18-21 21-12 21-17

Results for Vaishnavi Reddy Jakka

    Round 1: def 2nd seed Mariya Mitsova (Bulgaria) 21-12 25-23
    Round 2: def Qualifier Stine Susan K├╝spert (Germany) 21-12 21-10
    QF: Lost to Qualifier Maria Delcheva (Bulgaria) 16-21 21-17 21-17

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