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Siril Verma into the quarterfinals of the Vietnam Open

The youngster won in straight games.

Siril Verma

India’s Siril Verma entered the quarterfinals of the Vietnam Open on Thursday, after beating Kean Yew Joh of Singapore in straight games 21-19 21-15 in the third round on Thursday.

The opening game proved to a tight affair, but the Indian showed good composure to seal the contest, winning it 21-19 to put himself in a good position to reach the quarterfinals.

He sealed the deal in the second game of the tie, with a 21-15 win that helped him progress through to the quarterfinals of the competition.

Barring his performance, it was a disappointing day for the rest of the pack. Aditya Joshi lost his match to Wong Wing Ki Vincent in straight games 21-11 21-16 as did Rituparna Das who lost to Chiang Mei Hu 21-19 19-21 21-14.

Siril will take on Lin Yu Hsien on Friday.

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