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Swiss Open 2018, Final: Sameer Verma vs Jan O Jorgensen, Live Match Updates

Verma def Jorgensen 21-15, 21-13 to win the Swiss Open title
Updated: 25 February 2018 20:50 IST - Published: 25 February 2018 16:27 IST
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After being on and off last year due to a recurring shoulder injury, Verma is BACK to where he belongs! The pace, the power, the fitness, the confidence.....everything is there!

Hopefully he will be able to build on this for he has so much talent.
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WHAT A WEEK FOR INDIAN BADMINTON! 

Two shuttlers won individual titles in two different tournaments - Parupalli Kashyap in Vienna and now Sameer Verma in Basel
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VERMA HAS WON THE SWISS OPEN! THIS IS HIS FIRST TITLE SINCE WINNING THE SYED MODI INTERNATIONAL MORE THAN A YEAR AGO!
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VERMA LIES ON THE COURT AS JAN SENDS THE SHUTTLE WIDE!

IT WAS CHALLENGED BY JAN AND IT WAS SHOWN OUT!

Final score: Verma def Jorgensen 21-15, 21-13 in 36 minutes
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The shuttle sails long from Jan.

MATCH POINTS FOR VERMA!!!!
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Verma makes a rare smash error

19-13
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Verma's defence is just so, so good! Not letting Jan play his attacking game at all.


Verma goes up to 19-12
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Excellent retrieving from Verma but Jan gets the point in the end!

11-17
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A little help from the netchord!

Verma up 16-9
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Points are coming fast and furious for Verma now!


He is up 15-9
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It's 14-9 to the Indian
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And it did indeed clip the line

Verma still very comfortably placed at 13-9
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Challenge from Jan after the shuttle landed in the corner from Verma
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And he closes the gap further!

9-11
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Jan is going nowhere yet! He comes up with a couple of blazing smashes to reduce the deficit

He trails 8-11
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It's 11-6 to Verma going into the mid-game interval.
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And just like that, Jan has lost his way all of a sudden


It's 10-6 to Verma
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Verma has once again regained a TWO-POINT ADVANTAGE AS JAN FALTERED AT THE NET

8-6
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And it is 5-5
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Jan ducked as he was caught in no man's land and Verma swiftly puts away the shuttle

Verma 5-4
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Top class smash from Verma to keep it even!

4-4
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Jan is once again outsmarting Verma at the net.

It's 3-3
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Verma is still in command!

3-1
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So much power in his down-the-line smash!

Verma now leads 2-1
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