Lakshya Sen beats Zvonimir Durkinjak, wins Bulgarian Open International crown
Lakshya Sen, who celebrated his 16th birthday on Wednesday, defeated second seed Zvonimir Durkinjak 18-21 21-12 21-17 in a 57-minute final to win the Bulgaria Open International Series.
Lakshya Sen on Thursday clinched the Bulgaria Open International Series title after notching up a hard-fought win over Croatia’s Zvonimir Durkinjak in the men’s singles final in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The Uttarakhand shuttler, who celebrated his 16th birthday on Wednesday, defeated second seed Zvonimir 18-21, 21-12, 21-17 in a 57-minute match. He had beaten Sri Lanka’s Dinuka Karunaratna 21-19, 21-14 in the semi-finals yesterday.
World Junior No 1 was recently sent to train under former All England champion Peter Gade, who is currently the head coach of French national team.