Aneri clears qualifying roundJanuary 4, 2022, Chandigarh
Aneri Kotak of Gujarat managed to overpower Maharashtra’s Aarti Chougale (10-15, 15-10, 15-11) to clear the girls’ U-17 qualifying round in the ongoing 1st Ashwani Gupta Memorial All-India Sub-Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament, today.
Srimeenakshi K of Tamil Nadu defeated Andhra Pradesh’s Padmini Revilla Reddy (15-13, 15-13), while Gargi Gargi of Uttar Pradesh defeated Anusanjana Murali (15-13, 15-9) and Prakriti Bharath of Tamil Nadu outplayed Shagunpreet Kaur (7-15, 15-9, 15-8). Delhi’s Drishti Waldia struggled hard to defeat Ketaki Thite of Maharashtra (15-7, 14-16, 15-8).
Muskaan Khan defeated Neha Toku (15-2, 15-4), Samridhi ousted Alisha Bhandari (15-6, 15-9), Pravallika Mani Amarti thrashed Shireen Sadique (15-1, 15-7), Angelina Valsan outplayed Taabia Khan (15-10, 15-7) and Krithya Siva Sankar defeated Rachana Rao (15-7, 15-13).
In the boys’ doubles U-17 event, Chiraga and Choudhary Param defeated Dolesh Dansena and Pravararchith RM to move into main draw. Dakshesh and Karan Sharma defeated Varun Kolte and Aryan Talwar, while Eshaan Sharma and Naksh Verma defeated Rehaan Phutela and Krishna Sharma and A Khwairakpam and J Wahengbam beat Chaitanya Agarwal and Chinmay Agarwal.
Daksh records win
Daksh Kharb defeated Prathamnoor Singh Dhami (15-7, 15-4) to move ahead in the boys’ U-15 category. Gujarat’s Urv Patel defeated Mohamed Nafeez RS (15-7, 10-15, 15-12), while Dharshan M was awarded walk over against Shivam Hada. Mahendra Kalahasthi also marched ahead by logging a (15-8, 11-15, 15-7) win over Divyansh Divyansh. Parth Bhatt defeated Danish Bhanot (15-10, 5-15, 15-9), Dev Ruparelia defeated Tanmay Mehta (15-5, 15-8) and Aahan beat Manvik Reddy Survi (15-6, 15-10). Ishaan Negi defeated Yuvraj Siwach (15-7, 15-8), Smarth Bhardwaj beat Shourya Partap Singh (15-3, 15-6) and Bapun Rout thrashed Navdeep Panghal (15-11, 15-6) in some other matches. — TNS