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badmintona year ago
Hong Kong Open | Sameer Verma downs World No. 3 to enter final
Sameer Verma finally lived up to his talent to enter his first-ever Superseries final with a straight-sets win against World No. 3 Jan Jorgensen. Verma showed impressive poise under pressure even as both sets went dangerously close and edged out the Dane after saving 4 set points in the second set.
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badmintona year ago
BWF Hong Open | Saina fails to setup Sindhu showdown
Indian fan’s hopes of seeing Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu fight it out in the semifinal of the Hong Kong Open fell apart as the former was knocked out in a thriller by Cheung Ngan Yi. Sindhu earlier made her way to the last four after defeating Liang Xiaoyu in a closely fought encounter on Friday.
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badmintona year ago
BWF Hong Kong Open | Saina and Sindhu through to the next round
Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu booked a place for themselves in the next round of the Hong Kong Open keeping the prospect of the two meeting in the quarter finals alive. In the men's draw, Sameer Verma and Ajay Jayaram's wins ensured it was a good day for India in Hong Kong.
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badmintona year ago
Hong Kong Open Round up | Saina Nehwal exacts revenge to cap good day for India
Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu booked their places in the second round of the Hong Kong Open with contrasting wins over their respective opponents today. The day turned out to be a good one for India with HS Prannoy, Sameer Verma and Ajay Jayaram also qualifying for the second round of the Superseries.
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