Ponnappa shuts out fancied Vikhyath

Unseeded Ponnappa CS continued his good run as he stormed into the boys under-15 final of the 19th W Suresh Kumar Memorial AISS Global 3-Star State ranking badminton tournament after he handed a shock 21-18, 21-15 defeat to third seed Vikhyath MR in the semifinal encounter on Monday.

In the girls under-15 doubles final, the second seed pair of Deetya Jagadish and Medha Shashidharan upset top seed Keerthana Shroff P and Tanya Hemanth 21-10, 21-17 to clinch the title.

In the under-13 boys singles section, top seed Shashank Reddy V was sent packing by fourth seed Saketh CS 21-15, 14-21, 21-18. Saket will take on Ajinkya Joshi in the final.
Results: U-15 (all semis): Boys singles: Ponnappa CS bt Vikhyath MR 21-18, 21-15; Vishnuh Paura bt Anirudh Rao S 21-12, 21-19.

Doubles: Sai Pratheek K/ Saketh Upadhya bt Anirudh Rao/ S Ponnappa CS 21-11, 21-7; Amogh Gupta R/ Anirudh Rajeev bt Shamanth Rao Kidiyoor /Vikhyath MR 18-21, 21-16, 21-17 .

Girls singles (semis): Ashwini Bhat K bt Trisha Hegde 21-7, 21-17; Deepthi Ramesh bt Shivani Pathi 21-23, 21-18, 21-16.

Doubles (Final): Deetya Jagadish/ Medha Shashidharan bt Keerthana Shroff P/ Tanya Hemanth 21-10, 21-17.

U-13 ( all semis): Boys singles: Saket CS bt Shashank Reddy V 21-15, 14-21, 21-18; Ajinkya Joshi bt Chinmaya Venkatesh 12-21, 21-14, 21-14.

Doubles: Ajinkya Joshi/ Saket CS bt Santrupth HV/ Sujal Shekar 21-11, 21-9; Chinmaya Venkatesh/ Shashank Reddy V bt Suhas V/ Vishesh Sharma 21-6, 21-8.

Girls singles: Keerthana Shroff P bt Medha Shashidharan 15-21 21-12 21-12; Advika Ganesh bt Deetya Jagadish 21-12 21-15.

Doubles: Deepthi Ramesh/ Drithi Yatheesh bt Dhaarini RR Vasanth/ Ramya CV 21-7, 21-5.

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