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Sourabh Verma lifts Vietnam Open, defeats Fei Xiang Sun

A file photo of Sourabh Verma. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

ANI Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Sep 15, 2019, 04.04 PM (IST)

Indian shuttler Sourabh Verma defeated Chinese Fei Xiang Sun 21-12, 17-21, 21-14 to lift the Vietnam Open title here on Sunday.

The 54-ranked player in the BWF rankings outclassed his opponent in the first game as he claimed the game by 21-12.

In the second game, Xiang made a comeback and registered a victory by 21-17.

In the decider game, 25-year-old Verma got better of his opponent and sealed the game by 21-14 in 72 minutes-long encounter.