In badminton, India’s upcoming talented player Lakshya Sen defeated second seed Victor Svendsen of Denmark in straight games to win the men’s singles title at the Belgian International Challenge on Saturday.
Lakshya grabbed a comfortable 21-14 21-15 win over Svendsen in the finals that lasted for 34 minutes.
The 18-year-old from Almora had earlier beaten Denmark’s Kim Bruun 21-18 21-11 win in a 48-minute semifinal clash on Friday night. He has earlier defeated Bruun in the Polish Open in March.
Sen has entered the semi finals of men’s singles event as he got a walkover against the top seeded Mark Caljouw of Netherlands. The Asian junior champion Lakshya has defeated Finland’s Eetu Heino by 21-15,21-10 in the second round to enter the quarter.