Tanya storms into semifinals
Tanya Hemanth of NPS defeated Ritika S of Jnanodaya 21-5, 21-10 to enter the girls’ under-10 semifinals in the ninth Ramesh Padukone-Mehul Sirur Memorial inter-school badminton tournament on Tuesday.
Results: Boys: U-12 (Pre-quarterfinals): Shivdeep Jayanth (The Brigade) bt Yash Milind Shah (DPSS) 21-4, 21-11; Amogh P (Triveni HS) bt Vishesh Sharma (Ryan) 21-8, 21-6; Rishab Raju Mohan (Sri Kumaran) bt Srikar Rajesh (EDIFY) 8-21, 22-20, 21-13; Vignesh Prakash (Chinmaya) bt Suhas V (Little Flower) 21-9, 21-8; Karthik Vyakarnam (PSPPLLA) bt Saket C S (NPS) 21-16, 16-21, 21-14; Naren Iyer (Vagdevi VS) bt Tejas (PRNS) 21-15, 21-16; Rohith Krishna (DPSE) bt Santrupt HV (PPEC) 21-19, 21-12; Chinmayi Venkatesh (Sri Kumaran) bt Raghav A Maheshwari 21-8, 21-9. U-10: Santrupth HV (PPEC) bt Zeeshan (DPSE) 21-12, 21-9; Aniket Rao (DPSS) bt Pawan Alankar (PSBBLLA) 21-18, 21-19; Suhas V (Little Flower) bt Adithya Kumar (Sri Kumaran) 21-8, 21-11; Sumukh ES (Jnanodaya) bt Darshan Reddy (Chinmaya) 21-7, 21-10; Nitish V (DPSE) bt Anosh P Shroff (Yenkay) 21-15, 17-21, 21-4; Sujal Shekar (Gandhi Centenary) bt Tushar S (Vagdevi V S) 21-4, 21-11; Chakrapani (Sri Aurobindo) bt Aditya Diwakar (New Horizon) 21-6, 21-12; Naren Iyer (Vagdevi) bt Pranav Sale (Little Flower) 21-11, 21-8.
Girls: U-10 (Quarterfinals): Tanya Hemanth (NPS) bt Ritika S (Jnanodaya) 21-5, 21-10; Arush Rajagopal (Yenkay HS) bt Prerana Harish (Little Flower) 21-9, 21-6; Driti Chandru (Yenkay) bt Nikitahari Dara 21-3, 21-7; Niyathi N Prabhu (VVS GCS) bt Mahima Anand (Yenkay) 21-7, 21-4.