India's B Sai Praneeth defeated Indonesia's Jonathan Christie 17-21, 21-18, 21-19 in the final of the Thailand Open in Bangkok on Sunday in a see-sawing contest that lasted one hour and 11 minutes.
With this win, Praneeth became the second Indian after Kidambi Srikanth to win a Superseries and a Grand Prix Gold event. Kidambi Srikanth is the only other Indian to win the men's singles event at the Thailand Open. He won in 2013.
Praneeth had also emerged victorious at the Singapore Open in April, which was the last tournament he participated in. He had won his maiden Grand Prix Gold title at the Canada Open last year.
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