Lakshya Sen vs Viktor Axelsen, German Open 2022: Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen defeated the reigning world no.1 Viktor Axelsen in a sensational comeback to enter the final of German Open Super 300 here at the Westenergie Sporthalle. Sen beat the Olympic Gold medalist by completing an incredible recovery in the third and final game to win the match 21-13, 12-21, 22-20.
The 20-year-old had won the opening game with a relaxing margin of 21-13 to take a one-game pointer. Axelsen created a thumping recovery in the second game, winning it 21-12 to level the match. The world champion was showing the third game as well 15-8 but Sen battled back to close the gap to 15-19, then dropped the score at 19-19 and then made a sensational recovery to close the semifinal match with two straight points, 22-20.
Lakshya Sen is a former world junior no. 1. He is presently categorised as world no. 12. He recently won the bronze medal in the 2021 BWF World Championships.
German Open 2022 Final
Lakshya Sen will directly face off against Thailand’s Kunlavut Vitidsarn in the German Open 2022 final today, March 13, 2022. The Thailand shuttler beat Malaysia’s Zii Jia 21-13, 21-12 in his semifinal encounter.
2022 German Open
The 2022 German Open is an ongoing badminton tournament that is carrying place at the Westenergie Sporthalle in Mülheim, Germany, from March 8 to 13, 2022. The tournament carries a total prize pool of $180,000.
The tournament is the fourth tournament of the 2022 BWF World Tour and is a piece of the German Open Championships, being held since 1955.