Indian PM Modi hails Sen’s performance at All England Badminton Championships
Sen, 20, shed to Olympic champ Viktor Axelsen in the guys’s songs last of the All England Tennis Championships
Head Of State Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen for setting up a perky battle after he shed the last of the All England Open Tennis Championships, and also revealed self-confidence that he would certainly maintain scaling brand-new elevations of success.
Sen, 20, shed to globe primary and also Olympic champ Viktor Axelsen of Denmark at the guys’s songs last of the All England Tennis Championships.
” Pleased With you Lakshya Sen! You have actually revealed impressive grit and also persistence. You installed a perky battle. Finest yearn for your future efforts. I am positive you will certainly maintain scaling brand-new elevations of success,” tweeted PM Modi.
Axelsen beat Sen 21-10, 21-15 at Utilita Sector in Birmingham in the tennis suit that lasted 53 mins.
The young Indian shutter was bidding to end up being just the 3rd male after Prakash Padukone (1980) and also Pullela Gopichand (2001) to win the All England Open Tennis Championships.
Sen is currently just the 5th Indian– after Prakash Nath (1947 ), Padukone (1980 and also 1981), Gopichand (2001) and also Saina Nehwal (2015)– to make the top clash of All England.
India’s climbing tennis celebrity has actually remained in leading type in current times. He safeguarded his initial globe champions bronze in December, prior to winning his very first Super 500 title at India Open in January and also ending up runner-up at the German Open recently.