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India Open 2022 – Lakshya Sen beats NG Tze Yong: Indian ace bounces back to clinch finals berth, wins 19-21, 21-16, 21-12

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India Open 2022 – Lakshya Sen in final: Indian prodigy Lakshya Sen is now just a match away from sealing a gold medal in his maiden home tournament. The 20-year-old came from behind to beat World No 60 NG Tze Yong of Malaysia in the India Open 2022 semifinals in New Delhi to enter his maiden Super 500 final. Follow Insidesport.in for all India Open LIVE Updates.

After narrowly losing the first game 19-21, Lakshya bounced back to take the second game 21-16. In the decider, Lakshya Sen dominated his Malaysian counterpart, taking the game 21-12 and the match 2-1. He will face reigning world champion, Loh Kean Yew of Singapore, in the final after the latter received a walkover due to Covid scare.

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India Open 2022 – Lakshya Sen beats NG Tze Yong: Indian ace bounces back to clinch finals berth, wins 19-21, 21-16, 21-12

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India Open 2022 – Lakshya Sen beats NG Tze Yong: Indian ace bounces back to clinch finals berth, wins 19-21, 21-16, 21-12

“I think the first game was pretty close, I committed some errors and that’s what cost me the first game. But I kept my calm in the second and third game, and in the end, I managed to win,” said Lakshya Sen after winning the semi-final clash.

In the final, he will be up against spurring partner Loh Kean Yew with whom he had trained in Dubai. The world champion recently revealed that the two are good friends.

“I think both of us are playing well, it will be a good match tomorrow. I am looking forward to playing against him in the final,” Lakshya Sen said.

India Open 2022 – Lakshya Sen beats NG Tze Yong: Indian ace bounces back to clinch finals berth, wins 19-21, 21-16, 21-12

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