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Sourabh Verma reaches Syed Modi International Championship final

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Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma on Saturday entered the final of ongoing Syed Modi International Badminton Championship here at Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium.

In his semi-final clash, Verma overpowered South Korea's Heo Kwang Hee to register a 21-17, 16-21, 21-18 win in the match which lasted for 75 minutes.

However, Rituparna Das has been knocked out of the tournament after she faced a 24-22, 21-15 defeat at the hands of Phittayaporn Chaiwan.

Earlier on Friday, Verma trounced Thailand's Kunlavut Vitidsarn in two straight games 21-19, 21-16 to secure his semi-final spot.

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First Published: Sat, November 30 2019. 20:10 IST