India’s Sikki Reddy, Pranaav Jerry Chopra win their first GP title in mixed doubles


New Delhi: Indian mixed doubles pair of Sikki Reddy and Pranaav Jerry Chopra clinched their maiden Grand Prix title, bagging the Brazil Open with a straight game victory over Canadian combo of Toby Ng and Rachel Honderich in the finals, in Foz do Iguacu. 

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The top-seeded Indian duo, ranked 65th in the world, beat the Canadian team, 21-15, 21-16. This was Reddy and Chopra's maiden Grand Prix title and they wrapped up the final in only 37 minutes. In the semi-final, they beat Fabian Holzer and Barbara Bellenberg of Germany 21-18, 21-15.

In the men's singles draw, Anand Pawar finished second, after a tight loss in the final against the top-seeded Zulfadli Zulkiffli of Malaysia. Pawar won the first game but lost the next two games as Zulkiffli won 18-21, 21-11, 21-17.

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