Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia`s Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo/Marcus Fernaldi Gideon emerged as champion of the men`s doubles event of Indonesia Badminton Open here on Sunday.
The first-ranked pair came out as the champion after defeating Japanese pair Yuki Kaneko/takiti Inoue 21-13,21-16 in the final round and ran away with a total cash prize worth US$1.26 million.
This was the first champion title won by Kevn/Marcus at Indonesia Open ending a four-year absence of champion title from the men`s double event since 2013 after Hendra Setiawan/Mohammaf Ahsan`s.
The victory was the fourth against the Japanese pair after the last meet at Japan Open in 2017. (antara)