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Orleans Masters 2018, Quarter-final: Sameer Verma vs Lucas Corvee, Live Match Updates

Verma def Corvee 17-21, 21-19, 21-15 to enter the semi-finals
Updated: 31 March 2018 00:00 IST - Published: 30 March 2018 21:38 IST
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It was a 1 hour 8 minute battle but Verma held his nerves and found his A-game towards the end to progress through to the semi-finals. 

Hopefully, the win will inspire him to cut down on the unforced errors and put up a better display in the semi-finals.
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Final score: Verma def Corvee 17-21, 21-19, 21-15 to enter the semi-finals.
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SAMEER WINS!!!!!!


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SIX MATCH POINTS FOR VERMA!!!


20-14
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It's 18-12 to the Indian as he looks very, very aggressive!
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The Swiss Open champion is now 16-11 up
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Verma is bringing all his experience and confidence here as he races ahead to 15-11
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It's 12-9 to the Indian
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With a deft touch at the net, Verma goes up to 11-9 at the mid-game interval.
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And Corvee comes storming back!

9-9
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Verma calms down and staves off the onslaught to go up to 9-7
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An injection of pace and power from Corvee sees him get to 6-7 after Sameer looked to be in control
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What defence from Corvee!

He takes a mini lead of 5-4
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Sameer smashes RIGHT ON THE LINE!

4-4
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Corvee looks the more comfortable of the two now as he goes up to 4-1
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GAME 3


Corvee has opened up a 2-0 lead
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Verma takes Game No. 2 !!!!!


21-19

We have a decider!
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What a crosscourt shot under pressure from Verma!

20-19 to Verma
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And it is 19-19
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With a big smash, Corvee makes it 18-19


Quite tense here
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It's 18-16 to the Indian

He needs to be careful here
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Sameer has found a spark as Corvee continues to err

It's 17-14 to Verma
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And Sameer comes out on top of a long rally to take a 15-14 lead
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And it is 14-14
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Verma rides on that mini momentum shift to get to 13-14
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Corvee makes a rare unforced error and Sameer gets a crucial point.

Corvee 14-12
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Sameer is running out of energy as well as options here.

He now trails 11-13
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Corvee goes into the interval with an 11-10 lead.
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Corvee comes up with a quick flick of the wrist to level it again at 10-10
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It continues to be even stevens!

9-9
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And it is all level!


8-8
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Sameer is finally showing some fighting spirit here and has closed the gap to one point.

7-8
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Sameer is unable to find a solution to stop the barrage from the other side.

And his unforced errors too are not helping him.

Sameer trails 3-6
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Determined and confident, Corvee now builds a 5-2 lead
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And Corvee plays some great attacking strokes to go up further to 3-1
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He trails 1-2...but it is still early days
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Can Sameer make a comeback in Game 2? Let's find out!
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And Corvee has converted the game point to take the first game 21-17.
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Now Corvee has FOUR GAME POINTS!

20-16
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The momentum shift continues again...this time it is with the Frenchman..he goes up to 18-15
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And the Indian has recovered from the deficit in style!

He has levelled the score at 15-15
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Verma looks to have lost his way now as the Frenchman races ahead to 15-12
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It's 13-12 to the Frenchman now
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Corvee has fought his way back to even the score at 12-12, post the interval.
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And he adds two more points to lead 11-10 at the mid-game interval.
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Verma is fighting his way back now!

Trails 9-10
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Corvee continues to keep his nose in front.

10-8
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This time Corvee falters at the net

He is still ahead at 8-7
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Sameer makes an error at the net and now trails 6-7