Indian shuttlers dominated the Bahrain International Challenge championship winning all the five titles at stake. In the men’s singles final, Sameer Verma got the better of Subhankar Dey 19-21, 21-14, 21-12 while Tanvi Lad defeated Saili Rane 21-12, 21-18 to clinch the women’s singles title.
In the women’s doubles final, N. Sikki Reddy and Pradnya Gadre emerged winners getting past the fighting duo of Aparna Balan and Sanyogita Ghorpade 21-13, 19-21, 21-5.
The results: Finals: Men: Sameer Verma bt Subhankar Dey 19-21, 21-14, 21-12. Doubles: Rupesh Kumar & Sanave Thomas w\o K. Nanda Gopal & V. Diju. Women: Tanvi Lad bt Saili Rane 21-12, 21-18. Doubles: N. Sikki Reddy & Pradnya Gadre bt Aparna Balan & Sanyogita Ghorpade 21-13, 19-21, 21-5. Mixed doubles: Sanave Thomas & Prajakta Sawant bt V. Diju & N. Sikki Reddy 19-21, 21-14, 23-23 (retd).