Myanmar International Series: Kaushal Dharmamer clinches men's singles title with comeback win over Indonesia's Karono Karono

23-year-old Dharmamer from Mumbai, who had won the Hatzor International in October last year, recovered after dropping the opening game to outwit Karono 18-21, 21-14 21-11 in a match that lasted an hour

Press Trust of India September 15, 2019 19:06:52 IST
Myanmar International Series: Kaushal Dharmamer clinches men's singles title with comeback win over Indonesia's Karono Karono
  • Indian shuttler Kaushal Dharmamer clinched the Myanmar International Series with a come-from-behind win over Indonesia's Karono Karono in a thrilling men's singles final on Sunday

  • The 23-year-old from Mumbai, who had won the Hatzor International in October last year, recovered after dropping the opening game to outwit Karono 18-21, 21-14 21-11 in a match that lasted an hour

  • On the same day, Dharmamer's compatriot Sourabh Verma also won a final, beating Sun Fei Xiang to claim the men's singles title at the USD 75,000 Vietnam Open BWF Tour Super 100 badminton tournament

Yangon: Indian shuttler Kaushal Dharmamer clinched the Myanmar International Series with a come-from-behind win over Indonesia's Karono Karono in a thrilling men's singles final on Sunday.

Myanmar International Series Kaushal Dharmamer clinches mens singles title with comeback win over Indonesias Karono Karono

File image of Kaushal Dharmamer. Twitter@BAI_Media

The 23-year-old from Mumbai, who had won the Hatzor International in October last year, recovered after dropping the opening game to outwit Karono 18-21, 21-14 21-11 in a match that lasted an hour. It was the pair's first meeting.

A trainee of Uday Pawar Badminton Academy, Kaushal, who has been troubled by injuries for almost two years, is currently ranked 187th.

On the same day, Dharmamer's compatriot Sourabh Verma also won a final, beating Sun Fei Xiang to claim the men's singles title at the USD 75,000 Vietnam Open BWF Tour Super 100 badminton tournament.

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