India’s campaign at the US Open badminton tournament ended after Sourabh Verma lost his men’s singles semi-final match to Tanongsak Saensomboonsuk of Thailand in Fullerton on Sunday.
The world No 43 Verma lost 9-21 18-21 against the Thai shuttler in a contest that lasted just 39 minutes.
Verma struggled in the first game but gave a tough fight in the second before losing in straight games.
Other Indians in the fray – Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy, Ajay Jayaram and Lakshya Sen – had bowed out of the tournament earlier.
On Friday, Verma upset compatriot and second seed Prannoy to be ...
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