Press Esc to close
Wednesday 31 August 2016
News updated at 7:47 PM IST
Weather
Max: 21°C
Min : 25°C
In Bengaluru
Cloudy sky

Sankeerth, Mira in U-19 semifinals

Bangalore, July 19, 2013, DHNS :

Top seeds Sankeerth BR and Mira Mahadevan moved into the under-19 boys’ and girls’ singles semifinals of the Legacy Hollyhock 5-Star State-ranking badminton tournament at the KBA courts on Friday.

Sankeerth defeated sixth seeded Hemanth M Gowda 21-18, 24-22 while Mira overwhelmed Harshala Dinakar 21-6, 21-9 in their respective quarterfinal matches.

In other under-19 boys’ quarterfinal contests, 10th seed Kiran Kumar G put it past Vaibhav 21-19, 21-14 while eighth seed Mithun Manjunath made shortwork of Sudeep Suresh 21-5, 21-12.

In the final last eight game of the section, seventh seed Harrshit Agarwaal got the better of Yuvaraj Shinde to book a semifinal spot.

Meanwhile, Archana Pai joined Mira in the semifinals with an easy 21-11, 21-17 victory over Aashi Gupta in the under-19 girls’ singles category.

Results (prefix denotes seedings) Boys singles: U-19: Quarterfinals: 1-Sankeerth BR (NGV) bt 6-Hemanth M Gowda (SAI) 21-18, 24-22; 10-Kiran Kumar G (BBCE) bt 15-Vaibhav (SAI) 21-19, 21-14; 8-Mithun Manjunath (WPBA) bt Sudeep Suresh (B’lore) 21-5, 21-12; 7-Harrshit Agarwaal (PPBA) bt 2-Yuvaraj Shinde (SAI) 21-14, 21-12.

Pre-quarterfinals: Sankeerth bt 16-Vishwanath Kiran B (MA); Hemanth bt 9-Arun Rai (WPBA) 21-10, 21-13; Kiran bt Shankarnarayan (Reliance) 21-19, 21-15; Vaibhav bt 5-Madhusudhan M (MSBA) 21-15, 21-14; Mithun bt 13-Vasantha Kumar HR (SAI) 21-14, 21-14; Sudeep bt 3-Loksainath (BBCE) 14-21, 21-12, 21-18; Harrshit bt Manish Jain (WPBA) 21-7, 21-11; Yuvaraj bt Manjesh CS (Vasanth) 21-11, 21-18.

U-17: Quarterfinals: 1-Sankeerth (NGV) bt 8-Shankarnarayan (Reliance) 21-10, 21-7; 4-Syed Saad Ali (PPBA) bt 6-Raghu M (WPBA) 21-13, 19-21, 21-19; 3-Mithun Manjunath (WPBA) bt 5-Sudeep Suresh (B’lore) 21-18, 21-12; Pradyumna Kulkarni (Tom’s) bt 11-Sager N Saunshi (HBA) 21-13, 21-6.

Pre-quarterfinals: Sankeerth bt 12-Likhith A Gowda (CUCT) 21-5, 21-17; Shankarnarayan bt 13-Saif Ali (SEA) 21-9, 22-24, 21-13; Syed Saad Ali bt Anish Upadhaya (Rajan Mohire) 21-6, 22-20; Raghu bt 10-Siddarth ES (ECA) 21-19, 19-21, 21-17; Sudeep bt Gajanand Walikar (Jain) 21-10, 21-17; Mithun bt 9-Govardhan Shenoy (Metcut) 21-5, 21-15; Sager bt 7-Rahul B Prasad (BBCE) 21-19, 21-11; Pradyumna bt 2-Akashraj Murthy (NGV) 21-19, 21-18.

Girls singles: U-19 (quarterfinals): 1-Mira Mahadevan (Tom’s) bt Harshala Dinakar (Metcut) 21-6, 21-9; Archana Pai (PPBA) bt Aashi Gupta (NGV) 21-11, 21-17; Mithula UK (PPBA) bt Prathiksha Prakash (Mangalore) 21-12, 21-11; 2-Mahima Aggarwal (PPBA) bt Ranjeetha Shoukhand (HHBA) 21-12, 21-10.

U-17 (Quarterfinals): 1-Archana Pai (PPBA) bt Harshala Dinakar (Metcut) 21-9, 21-8; Mithula UK (PPBA) bt Poojashree (HHBA) 21-12, 21-6; Sarayu Vyakaranam (NGV) bt 3-Savitha RN (WPBA) 19-21, 21-16, 21-19; 2-Mahima Aggarwal (PPBA) bt Aashi Gupta (NGV) 21-16, 21-13.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Film director Nitya Mehra, actor Sidharth Malhotra and actress Katrina Kaif during promotion...

Film director Nitya Mehra, actor Sidharth Malhotra and actress Katrina Kaif during promotion...

Spectators watch play between Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, and Fernando Verdasco, of Spain...

Spectators watch play between Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, and Fernando Verdasco, of Spain...

A stagehand gestures after checking lights backstage before the start of a play inside a theatre...

A stagehand gestures after checking lights backstage before the start of a play inside a theatre...

A view of historical ridge reflected in rain water after heavy rainfall in Shimla on Tuesday...

A view of historical ridge reflected in rain water after heavy rainfall in Shimla on Tuesday...

A PAC recruit of 23rd battalion jubilates with his mother after their passing out parade in...

A PAC recruit of 23rd battalion jubilates with his mother after their passing out parade in...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting in New Delhi...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting in New Delhi...

A labourer works at the construction site of a metro rail station in Kolkata...

A labourer works at the construction site of a metro rail station in Kolkata...

Masked protesters shout slogans at a protest march during a strike, after curfew was completely...

Masked protesters shout slogans at a protest march during a strike, after curfew was completely...

An Ambulance passes through a water logged road near AIIMS hospital after rains in New Delhi...

An Ambulance passes through a water logged road near AIIMS hospital after rains in New Delhi...

Children play on pontoons as clouds gather over the banks of the river Ganga in Allahabad...

Children play on pontoons as clouds gather over the banks of the river Ganga in Allahabad...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523