Ludhiana: Shuttlers Pathania & Shourya cruises into next roundDecember 9, 2019, Ludhiana
Shourya Jain and Divansh Pathania registered easy wins in the boys U-11 and U-13 categories, respectively, on the opening day of the Sub-Junior Open Ludhiana District Badminton Championship for Boys and Girls (U-11, 13 and 19), which commenced at the Shastri Hall near Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on Sunday.
Shourya beat Manan Chugh 21-0, 21-3 and Divansh defeated Saksham Gambhir 21-5, 21-3 to advance into the next round. Mohinder Singh Grewal, president of the District Badminton Association along with Anupam Kumaria and Charanjit Singh, secretary and technical secretary, respectively of the association wished the players good luck.
Day 1 results
Boys singles (U-11): Shourya Sohnan beat Arnav Gupta 21-14, 21-17; Rytwaan Singh beat Vihaan 21-16, 19-21, 21-17; Shourya Jain beat Manan Chugh 21-9, 21-3; Raghav beat Daksh Singal 21-6, 21-7; Sarthak Chopra beat Vivek Sharma 21-9, 21-6; Robin Gilotra beat Harasees 21-4, 21-6; Madhav beat Jatasya Gupta 21-16, 21-12; Kavit Arora beat Vansh Gupta 21-12, 21-9; Haridan Singhal beat Rakshat Arora 21-3, 21-0; Avril Gupta beat Viraj 21-6, 21-15; Sumer Kalsi beat Amritpal Singh 21-4, 21-14.