Srikanth vows to play his best in Australian Open final

| Updated: Jun 24, 2017 23:22 IST

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): India's hopeful Kidambi Srikanth, who is set to take on Chen Long in the Australian Open Super Series final, has described his Chinese opponent as 'tough', and said that he would play his usual and would not succumb to the pressure of finale. "It's always tough to play Chinese and even tomorrow it will be a tough match for sure, but I am feeling good with my game and want to play well," Srikanth told ANI. Explaining about his stupendous journey so far, Shrikanth said, "I never thought I can come this far, so it's not crucial and I only want to play well as always." Sriknath entered the final of the event with an astounding 21-10, 21-14 win over fourth-seeded Shi Yuqi of China. This is the third time that Srikanth would be entering the final of a tournament. He ended runner-up in the Singapore Open and won the Indonesia Open crown last week. He is also the only Indian male badminton player to do so. Srikanth will now face Chinese Long tomorrow. (ANI)