Jolly, Harshil make it to quarters

Jolly, who clinched the boys’ under-19 singles and doubles titles on Friday, booked his ticket to the last-eight stage when he eased out Yeligar 21-10, 21-19. Meanwhile, the route was not that easy for Harshil Shah, who had to overcome an opening game loss to edge out Bhushan Anvekar 18-21, 21-13, 21-12.

After losing a hard-fought first game at 18-21, Shah levelled the match by winning the second 21-13. He then outwitted Anvekar 21-12 in the decider to make it to quarterfinal stage.

Results (all pre-quarterfinals): Men: SDS Krishna bt D Sunil Kumar 22-20, 21-13; Venkatesh Prasad bt Adarsh Kumar 21-12, 17-21, 21-17; Rohan Castelino bt Prathap Menon 21-12, 21-14; Harshil Shah bt Bhushan Anvekar 18-21, 21-13, 21-12; Aditya R Prakash bt MD Anup Kiran 21-15, 21-12; Ajit Wijetilekk bt Dhruv Shanbag 21-8, 21-9; Prakah Jolly bt Rishket Yeligar 21-10, 21-19; Mohit Kamat bt Prateek Khurana 21-15, 21-1.

Women: Anagha Unni bt Monica Gujjar 21-3, 21-5; GM Nischitha bt Nischala S 21-13, 21-9; Apoorva Jagdale bt Adfa Taqui 22-20, 13-21, 27-25; Saumya Padhye bt Suvyaktha 21-5, 21-4.

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