Krishna moves into quarterfinals

Badminton: State-ranking meet

Prathap Menon and Harshil Shah also made it to the last eight stage with contrasting wins.
While Prathap outplayed Praveen B 21-19, 21-19, Harshil battled past M D Anup Kiran 21-13, 14-21, 21-9 in the pre-quarterfinals. In the women’s section, Monisha Vinayak and Ruthmisha Vinod advanced into the semifinals with easy victories in their respective quartefinal matches. Monisha scored a comfortable 21-8, 21-2 win over Bulbul and Ruthmisha outclassed S Kumudakumari 21-5, 21-5 in the other last eight encounter.

Results:
Men: Pre-quarterfinal: S D S Krishna bt Amit Kumar 21-16, 21-19; Prathap Menon bt Praveen B 21-19, 21-19; Harshil Shah bt M D Anup Kiran 21-13, 14-21, 21-9; Karthikey K bt Adarsh Kumar 20-22, 21-18, 21-12; Venkatesh Prasad bt Irshad Khan 22-20, 21-10; Prakash Jolly bt S Sanjeeth 21-18, 21-9; Rohan Castelino bt T R Jeevan 21-6, 21-7.
Doubles (pre-quarters): Guruprasad/ Vineet Manuel bt Renuka Prasad/ Nandish 21-5, 21-12; Varun Bhat/ Srinath S bt Ninad K/ Amit K 21-17, 21-10; T R Jeevan/ Sanjeeth S bt Yashash H/ Glensukumar 21-15, 21-13; Adarsh Kumar/ Anup Kiran bt Phalgun/ Bhaskar 21-16, 24-22; Shivakumar/ Sumeeth Y bt Karthikey/ Prateek 21-17, 21-19.
Women: Quarterfinal: Monisha Vinayak bt Bulbul 21-8, 21-2; Ruthmisha Vinod bt S Kumudakumari 21-5, 21-5.
Mixed doubles: Pre-quarterfinal: Bulbul/ Manish Bansal bt Preetham/ Manjunath 21-11, 21-10; Sanjana/ Somnath bt Smitha/ Aditya 21-9, 21-19; Deepa/ Robert bt S Kumudakumari/ K Renji 21-9, 21-10; Radhika/ Babu bt Swathi/ Sini 21-15, 20-22, 21-16.
Veterans: Pre-quarterfinal: Ashok M bt Selvaraj 21-19, 21-23, 21-5; Mariswamy bt Shivaprasad 21-17, 21-15.

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