Hyderabad Open – Sameer beats Soong to win men’s singles title
Sameer Verma beats Soong to win men’s singles title with an impressive 21-15, 21-18 win over Korean Soong Joo Ven in the 37-minute men’s singles final of the Hyderabad Open badminton championship at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium on Sunday.
The Malaysian was leading 11-8 in the first game. With another brilliant blend of aggression and remarkable net-play, Sameer pushed the opponent to the baseline to dictate terms.
The results: All finals:
Men’s singles: Sameer Verma (Ind) bt Soong Joo Ven (Mas) 21-15, 21-18.
Doubles: R. Satwiksairaj &Chirag Shetty (Ind) bt Akbar Bintang Cahyono & Moh Reza Isfahani (Ina) 21-16, 21-14.
Women’s singles: Kim Ga Eun (Kor) bt Deng Joy Xuan (Hkg) 21-9, 18-21, 21-17.
Doubles: Ng Tsz Yau & YuenSin Ying (Hkg) bt Vivian Hoo & Yap Cheng Wen (Mas) 21-18, 16-21, 21-14.
Mixed doubles: Akbar Bintang Cahyono & Winny Oktavina Kandow (Ina) bt Pranaav J Chopra & N. Sikki Reddy (Ind) 15-21, 21-19, 25-23.