Easy win for TelanganaAugust 28, 2017
Telangana blanked Puducherry 3-0 in the team competitions’ senior mixed doubles of the Gokaraju Ranga Raju memorial South Zone badminton championships at the Cosmopolitan Club on Sunday.
In another match, Karnataka warded off a stiff challenge from Tamil Nadu to prevail 3-2.
Seniors (team): Telangana bt Puducherry 3-0 (Ajay Kumar bt Ashif Meeran 21-11, 21-8; K. Vaishnavi bt S. Suvedha 21-8, 21-9; Vishnuvardhan Goud & Sri Krishna Sai Kumar Podile bt Ranjan Narayanan & Yuvaraj 20-22, 21-11, 21-12).
Karnataka bt Tamil Nadu 3-2 (Daniel Farid bt Mani Gandan 21-9, 21-8; Ruth Misha lost to Akshaya Arumugam 16-21, 23-25.
Kiran Kumar & Vaibhaav bt E. Mohanraj & Senthilvel Govindarasu 21-13, 19-21, 21-18; Varsha Belawadi & G.M. Nischitha lost to R. Thanushree & V. Nila 17-21, 18-21; Kiran Kumar & Nischitha bt Nazeer Khan & S. Akshaya 21-13, 21-18).