Sameer Verma clinchs men’s singles title at 2018 Syed Modi International Badminton Championship
Sameer Verma has clinched the 2018 Syed Modi International Badminton Championships. In the men’s singles final, he defeated China’s Guangzu Lu by 16-21, 21-19, 21-14 against China’s Guangzu Lu to retain the title. With this win, Verma sealed his spot in the BWF World Tour Finals. However, former champion Saina Nehwal lost in straight games to Han Yue of China in women’s singles summit clash. Men’s doubles pair of Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty and women’s doubles players Ashwini Ponnappa and Sikki Reddy also settled for silver in their respective finals.