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As it happened - Srikanth Kidambi vs Chen Long, Australian Open 2017 Final

Srikanth wins, 22-20, 21-16
Updated: 25 June 2017 11:51 IST - Published: 25 June 2017 10:36 IST
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This is Sri's SECOND CONSECUTIVE SUPERSERIES TITLE after the Indonesian Open last week. What a DREAM COMEBACK from injury!
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This was Sri's FIRST EVER WIN over Chen Long!! And what a match to do that! And what a scoreline, too!
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Final score: 22-20, 21-16
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Chen's shot lands OUT....SRIKANTH KIDAMBI IS THE CHAMPION!!!!!!
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And he makes it 16-19
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Great defence from Chen to force an error off Sri...15-19
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19-14 it is
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Sri's shot lands just inside the baseline..18-14
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Sri smashes his way up to 17-13
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Croscourt smash from Srikanth....16-13
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Sri marches ahead to 15-12
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And he extends it to 14-11
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13-11 it is for Sri
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Chen's shot lands wide....Sri goes up 13-10
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SUCH AMAZING SHOTMAKING FROM BOTH! Point goes to Chen....10-12
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12-9 it is for Sri after the break
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Chants of "India, India jeetega bhai, jeetega!" being heard at the stadium
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And Sri goes up to 11-9 at the break
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Chen Long keeps his forehand wing open....Sri attacks with a smash....10-9
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Again it is all square...9-9
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Down-the-line winner from Sri...9-8
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8-8
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Sri snatches lead 8-7
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Again back to 7-7
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Ctosscourt drop from Sri lands out....Chen Long gets point on challenge....he leads 7-6