Indian shuttler Sameer Verma ended his marketing campaign on the Indonesia Open Tremendous 1000 match with a straight-game loss to world quantity 5 Lee Zii Jia of Malaysia within the second spherical on Thursday.
The 27-year-old, a former world no. 11, went down 10-21, 13-21 to sixth seeded Lee in a 43-minute males’s singles match.
This was Sameer’s fifth loss to Lee in seven conferences.
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Ashwini Ponnappa and N Sikki Reddy additionally bowed out of the match after shedding 16-21, 13-21 to high seeds Chen Qing Chen and Jia Yi Fan of China in ladies’s doubles competitors.
HS Prannoy will face Hong Kong’s Ng Ka Lengthy Angus later within the day, whereas MR Arjun and Dhruv Kapila will tackle China’s Liu Yu Chen and Ou Xuan Yi.