Syed Modi International 2018: Sameer Verma to take on Lu Guangzu in title clash, Indian players make four finals
The third-seeded Sameer Verma appeared in command throughout the 57-minute long tussle against Wardoyo, who had been promoted from the qualifying ranks.
Syed Modi International 2018: Saina Nehwal, Sameer Verma see off determined opponents to reach finals
Saina Nehwal, seeded second, prevailed over another Indonesian Ruselli Hartawan 12-21, 21-7, 21-6 to set up a clash with China's Han Yue.
Syed Modi International 2018: HS Prannoy's long battle with persistent breathing issue continues with early exit
It has now been four and a half months since HS Prannoy last made a quarter-final appearance at a competitive event, and the Indian shuttler has had to deal with a series of health issues in the meanwhile.