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Sameer powers into Asian Jr final

Sameer Verma became only the second Indian ever in the final of the Badminton Asia Youth Under-19 Championships, defeating Liu Kai of China at the UP Badminton Academy hall at Lucknow on Friday. However, compatriot PV Sindhu fell in the semis, to Sun Yu, also of China. Continue reading

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Sindhu, Sameer crash Chinese party

Lucknow: PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma did India proud by entering the semifinals of Badminton Asia Youth Under-19 Championships. Remarkably, both beat Chinese opponents to make the last four. Continue reading

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Sai Praneeth, Sindhu win national junior title

Yanam (Pondicherry): Sai Praneeth and PV Sindhu won the 35th National Junior Championships (Dec 3 to 10). Top seed and defending champion Sai Praneeth beat second seed Sameer Verma 21-11 21-18, while Sindhu overcame second seed Saili Rane 21-15 21-6 retd.
The final before the final was Praneeth versus close rival HS Prannoy, who had beaten him in the semis of the Bank of India tournament at Bangalore the previous week. Praneeth beat Prannoy in the semis, 19-21 21-11 21-14. Continue reading

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