6 records Kidambi Srikanth broke after French Open Superseries victory
Without a doubt, 2017 has been the year of Kidambi Srikanth. On Sunday, he won the French Open title after defeating Japanese qualifier, Kenta Nishimoto in straight sets. In the process of winning the French Open Super Series, the Hyderabad-born shuttler smashed numerous records. We at Sportskeeda list out some of those records for you.
6. Highest Number of Matches won in a Single Year
A couple of days ago, Srikanth Kidambi surpassed Lin Dan to win the most matches in 2017. With Sunday's win, he has extended that tally from 35 to 37. Chinese player Dan has only got 34 match wins to his name. Kidambi had defeated compatriot HS Prannoy in the semifinals before besting Nishimoto with a score of 21-14, 21-13.