India and Malaysia claimed the men’s and women’s singles titles respectively as the Victor-Rayan Sports Bahrain International Series 2015 badminton event came to a close last night at the Shaikh Khalifa Sports City in Isa Town.
Top-seeded Sameer Verma of India outplayed countryman Pratul Joshi 21-13, 18-21, 21-8 in the final to clinch the men’s singles crown.
The Bahrain International Challenge 2015 event will start tomorrow at the same venue. More than 150 players from 32 countries are taking part in the competition.
Men’s Singles: Sameer Verma (India) (1) bt Pratul Joshi (India) 21-13, 18-21, 21-8.
Women’s Singles: Li Lian Yang (Malaysia) bt Saili Rane (India) (2) 21-19, 21-17.