National men's runner-up Sameer, the highest ranked player in the tournament after the withdrawal of two other Indian shuttlers, overcame the 2013 champion 21-11, 21-18 in just 26 minutes to become the new men's champion.
    
Earlier, Thailand's 17-year-old shuttler and tournament second seed Pornpawee Chchuwong, ranked 40th in the world, rallied brilliantly after dropping the opening game to defeat top-seeded Malaysian rival Jing Yi Tee, the world no. 37, to clinch the women's singles crown after a 40-minute final.
    
Sameer won USD 1121 and 4000 ranking points while Sourabh, also a trainee like his brother at the P Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad, took home USD 570 and 3400 points.
     
The 21-year-old Sameer, whose current world ranking of 52 is expected to improve to around 45 when the list is announced next week, was on a canter to win the opening game against 2011 national champion Sourabh, who is to celebrate his 23rd birthday at the end of this month, by setting a fast pace.

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