Neeraj, Disha emerge Cadet champions

Neeraj, Disha emerge Cadet champions

Neeraj from JTTA hardly broke sweat in his 11-7, 11-6, 13-11 rout of Rohan Jamadagni of Horizon in the boys’ final. Earlier in the semifinals, Neeraj got past Sudeep G of Horizon 9-11, 12-10, 8-11, 11-5, 11-7 while Rohan got past Vishnu Pranav 11-6, 12-10, 11-9 in his semifinal encounter.

Disha, who plays for BNM, had to overcome a strong challenge from Gayathri T before prevailing 11-6, 7-11, 11-7, 8-11, 11-7 in the girls’ summit clash.

Disha, who beat Kushi V of Gems Club 11-6, 11-6, 16-18, 11-6 in the semifinals, claimed the first game easily 11-6 but Gayathri came back strongly to win the second 11-7.
Disha took the third game 11-7 and her rival grabbed the fourth 11-8 to level at two games all. Disha then powered to victory by clinching the fifth game 11-7.

Gayathri had beaten Medini R Bhat in her semifinal encounter.

Results:
Cadet boys, final: Neeraj Raj S (JTTA) bt Rohan Jamadagni (Hor) 11-7, 11-6, 13-11. (Semifinals): Neeraj bt Sudeep G (Hor) 9-11, 12-10, 8-11, 11-5, 11-7; Rohan bt Vishnu Pranav (CCA) 11-6, 12-10, 11-9. (Quarterfinals): Neeraj bt Madan Raj (Hor) 11-2, 11-4, 11-8; Sudeep bt Vivekanand (BNM) 7-11, 11-7, 11-9, 11-8; Vishnu bt Daksh K Telang (BNM) 9-11, 6-11, 13-11, 11-8, 13-11; Rohan bt Preetam K N (OMTT) 11-7, 11-7, 11-1.
Cadet girls, final: Disha Gupta (BNM) bt Gayathri T (MM) 11-6, 7-11, 11-7, 8-11, 11-7. (Semifinals): Gayathri bt Medini R Bhat (Hor) 11-7, 11-9, 12-10; Disha bt Kushi V (Gems) 11-6, 11-6, 16-18, 11-6. (Quarterfinals): Gayathri bt Kiran Sanjeeva (OMTT) 11-5, 11-9, 11-8; Medini bt Ambika V (HTTA) 11-8, 11-9, 6-11, 9-11, 11-3; Disha bt Archana Kamath (CCA) 11-8, 11-9, 12-10; Kushi V (Gems) bt Aditi V (OMTT) 11-6, 11-7, 11-6.

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