Abhishek upsets Castelino to enter final

 Third seed Abhishek Yeligar ousted top seed Rohan Castelino to enter the title clash of the men’s singles event at the State Badminton Championships here on Wednesday.

Results: Men’s singles: Semifinals: 3-Abhishek Yeligar (Dharwad) bt 1-Rohan Castelino (KBA) 19-21, 21-13, 21-16; 6-Prakash Jolly K (Tom’s) bt 7-Daniel Farid S (PPBA) 21-17, 21-10.
Quarterfinals: 1-Rohan Castelino (KBA) bt 5-Sankeerth BR (NGV) 21-13, 17-21, 21-10; 3-Abhishek Yeligar (Dharwad) bt Karthikey K (AGS) 15-21, 21-12, 21-9; 6-Prakash Jolly K (Tom’s) bt 4-Aditya Prakash R (PPBA) 21-19, 21-16; 7-Daniel Farid S (PPBA) bt Harrshit Aggarwal (PPBA) 21-17, 21-12.

Men’s doubles: Semifinals: 1-Adarsh Kumar S/ Venkatesh  Prasad (AGS) bt 4-Amith Kumar D (SAI)/ Harsha Kumar PR (BSBA) 21-11. 21-11; 3-Guruprasad D (Canara Bank)/ Vineeth Manuel (SAI) bt 2-Anup Kiran MD (Bangalore)/ Praveen B (DVG) 21-17, 21-12. Quarterfinals: 1-Adarsh Kumar S (KBA)/ Venkatesh  Prasad (AGS) bt 8-Kiran Mouli BR/ Shiva Kumar M (SBA) 23-21, 21-12; 4-Amith Kumar D (SAI)/ Harsha Kumar PR (BSBA) bt 6-Prakash Raj S (SAI)/ Sachin C (Mysore) 21-10, 18-21, 21-16; 3-Guruprasad D (Canara Bank)/ Vineeth Manuel (SAI) bt 7-Ashish Melvin (Hassan)/ Suraj RN (SAI) 21-11, 21-8; 2-Anup Kiran MD (Bangalore) and Praveen B (DVG) bt 5-Abhijeet Naimpally (Canara Bank)/ Jagdish Yadav (KBA) 21-10, 21-19.

Boys U-19 singles: Semifinals: 1-Harrshit Aggarwal (PPBA) bt Govardhan Shenoy K (METCUT) 21-16, 21-12; Daniel Farid S (PPBA) bt 2-Sankeerth BR (NGV) 9-21, 21-16, 26-24. Quarterfinals: Harrshit bt Prakash Raj S (SAI) 21-4, 21-9; Govardhan  bt Loksainath K (NGV) 21-14, 21-17; Daniel bt Siddharth ES (ECA) 21-14, 21-8; Sankeerth bt Syed Saad Ali (PPBA) 21-14, 21-12.

U-19 doubles: Semifinals: 1-Harrshit / Sankeerth bt 4-Kiran Kumar G (BBCE)/ Loksainath K (NGV) 21-17, 21-7; Prakash Raj S/ Vaibhaav (SAI) bt 2-Ashith Surya/ Mahesh Kumar D (METCUT) 21-13, 21-18.

Women’s singles: Semifinals: 7-Arsheen Syeda Saadath (ECA) bt 1-Mira Mahadevan (Tom’s) 21-15, 21-11; 4-Jacqueline Rose Kunnath (Tom’s) bt 6-Mahima Aggarwal (PPBA) 21-19, 21-9. Quarterfinals: 1-Mira Mahadevan (Tom’s) bt Harshitha B Shetty (Bangalore) 21-10, 21-13; Arsheen bt 3-Savita RN (WPBA) 21-11, 21-15; 4-Jacqueline bt 8-Parvathi Krishnan S (ECA) 21-6 7-1 retd; Mahima bt 2-Ruth Misha V (KBA) 21-14, 17-21, 21-15.

Women’s doubles: Final: 1-Nischitha GM/ Varsha Belawadi (KBA) bt Ruth Misha V and Sangeetha Mari (KBA) 18-21, 21-3, 21-19. Semifinals: 1-Ruth Misha V/ Sangeetha Mari (KBA) bt Neha G/ Prathiksha Prakash (Mangalore) 21-11, 21-13; Nischitha GM/ Varsha Belawadi (KBA) bt 2-Arsheen Syeda Saadath/ Parvathi Krishnan S (ECA) 18-21, 21-9, 21-16.
Girls U-19 singles: Semifinals: 6-Shikha Gautam (PPBA) bt 1-Mira Mahadevan (Tom’s) 21-11, 21-9; 2-Mahima Aggarwal (PPBA) bt Arsheen Syeda Saadat (ECA) 21-13, 21-16.

U-19 doubles: Semifinals: 1-Arsheen Syeda Saadath/ Parvathi Krishnan S (ECA) bt Gagana NS/ Prathiba HG (Shimoga) 21-14, 21-6; Mahima Aggarwal/ Shikha Gautam (PPBA) bt 2-Neha G/ Prathiksha Prakash (Mangalore) 21-12, 18-2 retd.

Mixed doubles: Semifinals: 1-Adarsh Kumar S/ Varsha Belawadi (KBA) bt Venkatesh  Prasad (AGS)/ Nischitha GM (KBA) 21-8, 21-11; Sankeerth BR (NGV)/ Mahima Aggarwal (PPBA) bt 2-Abhinand Shetty/ Sangeetha Mari (KBA) 16-21, 21-19, 21-9.

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