Jolly, Jacqueline clinch men's and women's titles in State badminton championshi

 Sixth seed Prakash Jolly and fourth seed Jacqueline Rose Kunnath clinched the men’s and women’s singles titles in the State Badminton Championships here on Thursday.

  Jolly registered a hard-fought 18-21, 21-5, 21-17 win over third seed Abhishek Yeligar in the men’s final while Jacqueline eased to a 21-9, 21-11 victory against seventh seed Arsheen Syeda Saadath to capture the women’s crown.

Results (all finals, prefix denotes seedings): Men’s singles: 6-Prakash Jolly K (Tom's) bt 3-Abhishek Yeligar (Dharwad) 18-21, 21-5, 21-17.  Men’s doubles: 3-Guruprasad D (CB)/ Vineeth Manuel (SAI) bt 1-Adarsh Kumar S (KBA)/ Venkatesh  Prasad (AGS) 19-21, 21-10, 21-8. Men’s doubles: 45+: 1-Jayaram Pai (Sagar)/ Manjunatha M (Shimoga) bt 3-Harisha AT/ Ravi K (CUCT) 21-14, 21-13. Boys’ singles: U-19: Daniel Farid S (PPBA) bt 1-Harshit Aggarwal (PPBA) 23-21, 17-21, 21-18. Women’s singles: 4-Jacqueline Rose Kunnath (Tom’s) bt 7-Arsheen Syeda Saadath (ECA) 21-9, 21-11.

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