Bitburger Open 2016: Sourabh Varma Runners up, Chinese Dominate

Unseeded Sourabh Varma fought hard for 45 minutes but 4th seed Chinese survived the scared winning in two tough straight sets. India could not win 5th title at Bitburger Open while all the Chinese finalists emerged winners. Men’s Doubles title went to Malaysian pair where the only team from host Germany finished Runners up. Two top seeds won, while one top seed lost in the five events where only in two events saw the finals between top two seeds.

Sourabh Varma could not emulate Chetan Anand, and failed to add second international title to his profile after Taipei Open 2016.

Sourabh Varma lost 21-19 22-20 in 45 minutes.

Final Results of Bitburger Badminton Open 2016

    Men’s Singles: 4th seed Yuqi Shi (China) def Sourabh Varma (India) 21-19 22-20
    Women’s Singles: Top seed Bingjiao He (China) def 4th seed Jindapol (Thailand) 21-11 21-18
    Men’s Doubles: Unseeded Yew Sin / Ee Yi (Malaysia) def 8th seed Fuchs / Johannes (Germany) 21-16 21-18
    Women’s Doubles: Top seed Chen / Yifan (China) def 2nd seed Jongkolphan/Ravinda (Thailand) 21-12 21-19
    Mixed Doubles: 2nd seed Siwei / Qingchen (China) def top seeds Chris / Gabriella (Denmark) 21-16 23-21

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