Athul and Anaswarya emerge champions

July 3, 2018, Kochi

BadmintonPNB MetLife Junior Badminton Tournament

Reference: https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-sports/athul-and-anaswarya-emerge-champions/article24316699.ece

Palakkad’s Athul John Mathew and Ernakulam’s Anaswarya Ajai won the under-15 boys and girls’ singles titles in the PNB MetLife junior badminton tournament, which concluded at the Riz Badminton Academy, Elamakkara, on Monday.

S. Abhishek and Andrea Sarah Kurien bagged the under-13 boys and girls’ titles, while Dharmik Sreekumar and P.V.N.S. Nikhitha topped the under-11 category.

The results:

Boys: Under-15: Final: Athul John Mathew bt S. Ashish 15-10, 13-15, 15-10. Semifinals: Athul bt Ben Varghese 11-4, 11-3; Ashish bt Dain Maxen 11-6, 3-11, 11-6.

Under-13: Final: S. Abhishek bt Varghese Koduppanapolackal 15-4, 15-4. Semifinals: Abhishek bt Pranav Vallathoot 11-8, 8-11, 11-8; Varghese bt Abraham J. Kolanchery 11-6, 11-7.

Under-11: Final: Dharmik Sreekumar bt Bjorn Jaison 15-8, 15-7. Semifinals: Dharmik bt S. Girivasan 11-7, 11-9; Bjorn bt Saswadh Biju 11-8, 10-11, 11-3.

Under-9: Final: S. Girivasan bt P.K. Vasudev Satheesh 15-3, 15-4. Semifinals: Girivasan bt P.S. Neeraj Nair 11-9, 11-4; Vasudev bt A.R. Kishan 11-6, 11-2.

Girls: Under-15: Final: Anaswarya Ajai bt Nayana Oasis 15-13, 15-5. Semifinals: Anaswarya bt Devika Sarik 11-8, 8-11, 11-8; Nayana bt Andrea Sarah Kurien 11-9, 11-9.

Under-13: Final: Andrea Sarah Kurien bt Meenakshi Vini 15-6, 15-7. Semifinals: Andrea bt Anndria Severence 11-4, 11-3; Meenakshi bt Hridya Joseph 11-6, 11-6.

Under-11: Final: P.V.N.S. Nikhitha bt J.R. Eyazhene 15-13, 7-15, 15-5. Semifinals: Nikhitha bt D.R. Akshitha 11-9, 7-11, 11-8; Eyazhene bt Gowrindana Biju 11-6, 11-4.

Uner-9: Final: Hitha Maria Jose bt Thejasvi Anil 15-1, 15-8. Semifinals: Hitha bt Remya 11-4, 11-3; Thejasvi bt Alexia Elsa Alexander 9-11, 11-8, 11-6.

Tournament: PNB Metlife JBC Junior Badminton Championship 2018