PV Sindhu, Sameer Verma lose in Hong Kong Open finals


HYDERABAD: It proved out to be a disappointing Sunday for India as in Kowloon both PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma lost in the singles finals of the Hong Kong Open Super Series. World No.3, Tai Tzu Ying concluded the nine-match winning streak of PV Sindhu with a persuasive 21-15, 21-17 victory. Local shuttler Ng Ka Long Angus, survived a scare from Sameer Verma to emerge as the primary player from Hong Kong to win a Super Series crown.

Angus did well to thwart the threat from the offensive Indian in the 50-minute contest 21-14, 1021, 21-11. Following losing the second game the world No.14 worked very hard in the third game to end the dream run of the Indian, who was endorsed to main draw from the qualifying rounds. Notwithstanding the misfortune, Sameer gave a decent record of himself with a marvelous execution in Hong Kong.

Subsequent to losing the primary diversion against an unfaltering player like Angus, Sameer raised the stakes in the second amusement with some fierce cross court crushes and intense drives. A portion of the half crushes from Sameer pained Angus who lost concentration after the fifth point in the amusement. Having lost the second diversion, Angus played with a great deal of alert in the third. He took an early lead of 3-0 and by assaulting the strike side of Sameer expanded the prompt to 7-3 and afterward to 11-4.

 After the required change of courts, Sameer concocted some great work around the net and figured out how to discover a few holes in the adversary's court. In any case, the lead was too enormous that the Indian neglected to have any sensible effect. Prior, Tai totally defeated Sindhu in the 41-minute challenge.

 Known as the most trickiest shuttlers in the circuit, the pocket-sized young lady is prestigious for her inadequate drops and drives. It is this quality that troubd all the top shuttlers. Saina drove all the top shuttlers. Saina Nehwal has lost all her six matches to Tai since 2014. Prior to the last Sindhu had a 3-4 record against Tai and had even crushed her in the pre-quarterfinals of the Rio Olympics. Be that as it may, on Sunday Tzu looked great.

 The tallness favorable position of eight inches didn't help Sindhu as the Taipei shuttler looked in extraordinary touch from the primary amusement. Tai, who won three noteworthy titles this year however lost seriously to Sindhu in Rio, overwhelmed the Indian in Kowloon. From 7-8, Tai zoomed ahead securing eight successive focuses to 15-8. In the wake of yielding such a major lead Sindhu discovered it very hard to diminish the deficiency.