Updated on: Friday, October 22, 2021, 11:16 PM IST

Denmark Open: India's campaign ends with Sameer Verma's exit

Sameer Verma lost to Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto
Sameer Verma of India | Photo: Twitter

Sameer Verma of India | Photo: Twitter


Indian shuttler Sameer Verma on Friday bowed out of the ongoing Denmark Open after he retired in the second game of the match against Indonesia's Tommy Sugiarto.

Tommy Sugiarto defeated Sameer 21-17 in the first game of the quarterfinal match here at Court 2. In the second game, the Indian shuttler retired midway to end his campaign.

Earlier in the day, PV Sindhu bowed out of the Denmark Open after losing her quarterfinal match against South Korea's AN Seyoung 11-21, 12-21, here at Court 1.

Her defeat marked the end of the Indian challenge in Women's Singles in the Denmark Open.

Before Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and mixed doubles pair of Dhruv Kapila and N Sikki Reddy also bowed out after losing their respective matches.

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Published on: Friday, October 22, 2021, 11:16 PM IST