Sameer Verma provided the first major upset of India Open on Day 1 of Mains round as he shocked 5th seed Danish Vittinghus 21-15, 21-17. Sameer Verma is the brother of Sourabh Verma and trains at Gopichand Badminton Academy, Hyderabad. He is supported by the GoSports Foundation Bangalore. Earlier also he has impressed.
India Open 2015: Results of Day 1 (March 25) for India
Bahrain International Series and Bahrain International Challenge were his first major international titles which he won in 2013.
The India Open 2015 provides an opportunity for Saina Nehwal to become World No. 1.
His first achievement was a silver medal in the Asian Junior Badminton Championships, 2011.
He also won silver at the men’s singles at the 2011 Commonwealth Youth Games
In 2012 reached the final of the Iran Open.