Aravind, Mira wear crowns

Karnataka Badminton Association’s Aravind Bhat pulled off a stunning win over third seed Rohan Castelino to claim the men’s singles crown in the Chettinad Cement Sadashivanagar Five-star State-ranking badminton tournament here on Saturday.

Aravind posted a 21-15, 19-21, 21-11 win over Castelino in the summit clash.
In the women’s category, top seed Ruth Misha Vinod was upset by fourth-seeded Mira Mahadevan 15-21, 18-21 in the title round.

Results: Men’s singles (final): 1-Aravind Bhat (KBA) bt 3-Rohan Castelino (KBA) 21-15, 19-21, 21-11. Semifinals: Aravind bt Prakash Jolly K (Tom’s Academy) 21-12, 21-13; Rohan bt Anup Kiran MD (BSBA) 21-14, 21-5.

Doubles, final: 1-Adarsh Kumar S (KBA)/ Venkatesh Prasad (AG’s) bt 3-Praveen B (GBA)/ Suraj RN (SAI) 21-13, 21-12.

Semifinals: Adarsh/ Prasad bt Amith Kumar D/ Harsha Kumar (SAI) 21-16, 21-12; Praveen/ Suraj bt 2-Abhijeet Naimpally/ Vineeth Manuel (Canara Bank) 17-21, 21-17, 16-9 (retd).

Veterans: (45+, final): 1-Narayan J (BCI) bt Ravi Kumar (DRDO) 21-17, 21-14.
Doubles, final: 2-Jayarama Pai (Sagar)/ Vasanth Kumar KP (MA) bt Harish PR (B’lore)/ Naidu SKB (KBA) 21-14, 21-8.

Women’s singles: Final: 4-Mira Mahadevan (Tom’s Academy) bt 1-Ruth Misha Vinod (KBA) 21-15, 21-18.

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