ONGCian shuttler Sourabh Verma bags Vietnam Open title

Dated : 18 September 2019 08:55:00 AM

ONGCian Sourabh Verma, Human Resource Executive, registered a thrilling three-game win over China's Sun Fei Xiang, to claim the men's singles title at the Vietnam Open BWF Tour Super 100 badminton tournament.

The second-seeded Indian held his nerves to seal the final game 21-14 and clinch the title. (Score: 21-12, 17-21, 21-14).

Sourabh Verma

He beat three Japanese shuttlers – Kodai Naraoka, Yu Igarashi and Minoru Koga – on way to his title win.

It was a third career meeting between Sourabh and Sun. The duo has faced off twice this year at Canada and Hyderabad with Sourabh Verma coming up trumps on both the occasions.