Ruth, Mira enter final

Ruth, Mira enter final

Top seed Ruth Misha Vinod stormed into the women’s singles final with a 22-20, 21-5 win over eight seed Savita RN in their semifinal in the Chettinad Cement Sadashivanagar Five-star State-ranking badminton tournament here on Friday.

In the final, Ruth will face fourth seed Mira Mahadevan, who defeated Uttara Prakash 21-14, 21-12 in her semifinal.

In the men’s section, top seed Arvind Bhat made it to the semifinals overcoming Mithun Manjunath with little trouble. Arvind won 21-8, 22-20, while Prakash Jolly K and Rohan Castelino too advanced. Anup Kiran MD ousted second seed Suraj RN 21-19, 13-21, 21-10 en route to the semis.

Results: Men’s singles (quarterfinals): 1-Aravind Bhat (KBA) bt Mithun Manjunath (WPBA) 21-8, 22-20; Prakash Jolly K (Tom’s Academy) bt Chirag LU (MA) 21-8, 21-12; 3-Rohan Castelino (KBA) bt 6-Praveen B (Davanagere) 21-11, 21-11; Anup Kiran MD (BSBA) bt 2-Suraj RN (SAI) 21-19, 13-21, 21-10.

Women’s singles (semifinals): 1-Ruth Misha Vinod (KBA) bt 8-Savita RN (WPBA) 22-20, 21-5; 4-Mira Mahadevan (Tom’s Academy) bt 5-Uttara Prakash (Tom’s Academy) 21-14, 21-12.

Quarterfinals: Ruth bt Shalini G (MLX) 21-0, 21-5; Savita bt Krithika Kashyap (WPBA) 21-7, 21-11; Mira bt 6-Anagha B (CUCT) 21-3, 21-5; Uttara  bt Sangeetha Mari (KBA) 21-14, 21-9.
Doubles (final): 1-Nischitha GM (KBA)/ Varsha Belawadi (Tom's Academy) bt 3-Arsheen Syeda Saadath (PPBA)/ Parvathi Krishnan S (HBCC) 21-11, 21-19.