BAHRAIN: It will be an all-India men’s singles final on Sunday at The Victor-Rayan Sports Bahrain International Series Badminton tournament here in Isa Town, Bahrain.
In the semifinals also which was played on Saturday, also saw all the four Indians battling it out for a spot in the summit clash.
Sameer Verma seeded No.1 here, came the better of his practice partner Aditya Joshi 21-14, 21-16.
The two players practice at the Pullela Gopichand badminton Academy.
Aditya’s elder brother Pratul Joshi, unseeded here rallied back strongly to shock eighth seed Subhankar Dey 15-21, 21-19, 21-16 to storm into the final. Pratul Joshi overcame Mumbai’s Harsheel Dani 21-13, 21-17.
In the women’s singles, Indian youngster Saili Rane beat Alesia Zaitsava of Belarus to enter the final.
In the Women’s doubles match Poorvishi S. Ram and Sara Sunil pair came the better of Palwasha Bashir and Sara Mohamad 21-14, 21-8 of Pakistan to clinch their title.