Badminton: Arvind Bhat wins German Open title

World No 87 Arvind Bhat defeated Denmark's World No 25 Hans-Kristian Vittinghus to win the German Open title in a match lasting an hour.

Arvind Bhat
Arvind Bhat

The 34-year old Bangalorean won a tight first game 24-22 before the Dane made a comeback in the second game to take the match into a deciding third game.

In the final game, Bhat maintained his composure after the water break to take the final nine points and the match 24-22, 19-21, 21-12.

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