India's talented youngster Srikanth K. on 9 June 2013 clinched the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold Badminton trophy. In the Men's Singles title clash played this morning, 13th seed Srikanth defeated top seed and local favourite Boonsak Ponsana in straight games, 21-16, 21-12, to bag his career's maiden title. The match lasted for 34 minutes.
Indian shuttler K. Srikanth had entered the final of the Thailand Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament after registering a comfortably defeating local favourite Thammasin Sitthikom in the men’s singles event. None of the other Indian shuttlers were able to stamp authority in the competition, which also saw defending champion Saina Newal bow out in the quarterfinals.
Thailand Open Badminton 2013 was held in Bangkok.