Kiran knocks out top seed Vishal

G Kiran Kumar of BBCE scored an upset when he knocked out top seed Vishal R Bhat of NGV in straight sets in the first round of the boys’ under-17 category of the 18th Ramaiah Rajan memorial 3-star State-ranking badminton tournament at K Raheja stadium on Sunday.

Kiran came through a gruelling first set to down Bhat 24-22, 21-12.
Results: Boys: Under-19 singles (I round): 1-Kiran Mouli B R (SAI) bt Shashank K (Vasanth) 21-18, 21-7; Raju K (BCI) bt Suraj Saunshi (HBA) 21-18, 22-20; Pradyumna Kulkarni (NGV) bt 5-Mahesh Kumar D (BCI) 21-9, 21-15; 4-Yuvraj Shinde (SAI) bt Nikhil Teotia (WPBA) 21-15, 21-18; Siddharth E S (HBCC) bt Kiran M (BBCE) 21-10, 21-13; 8-Rahul Shenoy (HBCC) bt Jayapradeep (Kolar) 21-10, 21-9; Lok Sainath K (BCI) bt Vaikunth Bharadwaj (I-Sports) 21-18, 13-21, 21-16; Vishwanth Kiran B (Vasanth) bt Abhishesk P (Blr) 21-13, 21-12; Sudeep Suresh (WPBA) bt 6-Vasanth Kumar HR (BCI) 21-10, 21-15; Akashraj Murthy (NGV) bt Rohit Karnatak (Bel) 21-19, 21-11; 3-Hemanth Gowda (SAI) bt Deshpande Mandar (MA) 22-24, 21-9, 21-11; Vishal R Bhat (NGV) bt Clifford Jabamani L (I Sports) 21-17, 21-17; Madhusudan M (BCI) bt 7-Kiran Kumar G (BBCE) 21-13, 13-21, 21-18; 2-Nishanth Murthy (HBCC) bt Vasishta Suresh (HHBA) 22-20, 21-15. Under-17 singles (I round): Kiran Kumar G (BBCE) bt 1-Vishal R Bhat (NGV) 24-22, 21-12; Vaikunth Bharadwaj (I-Sports) bt Subramanya NG (BCI) 21-18, 21-16;

6-Rahul Shenoy (HBCC) bt Monish Gowda (WPBA) 21-10, 21-9; Vasishta Suresh (HHBA) bt Ankit Kumar (AF) 21-9, 21-10; 4-Syed Saad Ali (PPBA) bt Rohit Karnatak (Bgm) 21-15, 14-21, 21-18; Pranav Vasudevan (NGV) bt Anirudh Deshpande (WPBA) 21-9, 21-15; 5-Suraj Saunshi (HBA) bt Aditya V (WPBA) 21-18, 17-21, 21-6; Raghu M (WPBA) bt Shashank T (CUCT) 21-11, 18-21, 21-12; 7-Kiran M (BBCE) bt Madhusudan M (BCI) 15-21, 21-19, 26-24; Akashraj Murthy (NGV) bt Vignesh S (PPBA) 21-10, 21-17; 3-Lok Sainath K (BCI) bt Tejaswi  Sagar (WPBA) 21-10, 20-22, 21-14; Sagar Saunshi (HBA) bt Praveen Reddy (HHBA) 21-13, 21-17; Pradyumna Kulkarni (NGV) bt 8-Likith Gowda (PPBA) 21-17, 22-20; Chethan Raj (Mlr) bt Siddharth ES (HBCC) 21-18, 23-25, 25-23; 2-Sudeep Suresh (WPBA) bt Shreyas D S (BCI) 21-10, 21-11.

Girls: Under-19 singles (Pre-quarters): 3-Devika Ravindra (RBA) bt Rohini Gore (Blr) 21-1, 21-6; Sheetal Sudarshan (CUCT) bt 6-Ananya W (WPBA) 21-15, 21-18; Sarayu Vyakaranam (NGV) bt 5-Meghana RV (Blr) 21-13, 21-6; 4-Parvathi Krishnan S (HBCC) bt Shraddha Gatt (WPBA) 21-8, 21-6; 8-Savita RN (WPBA) bt Soumya Nandal (Blr) 21-3, 21-9; Reenu Tirumal (NGV) bt 2-Meghana Kulkarni (Bgm) 21-11, 9-21, 21-17. Under-17 singles (I round): Nagashree B Iyengar (CUCT) bt Uttami M Raju (Blr) 21-15, 21-9; Apeksha Nayak (PPBA) bt Uzma Fathima (Vasanth) 21-6, 21-4; Sowmya Srinivasan (HHBA) bt Bhavya Krishnan (BBCE) 17-21, 21-11, 21-15;

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