Delightful double for Pruthvi

Last Updated 27 August 2014, 19:56 IST

Pruthvi Roy bagged a grand double clinching the boys’ under-13 singles and doubles titles in the 20th Ramaiah Rajan Memorial Junior State ranking badminton tournament here on Wednesday.

In the singles final, the top seed Pruthvi ended second seed CS Saket’s run with a fine 21-15, 21-15 victory. In the doubles clash, Pruthvi partnered Naren Iyer to beat Daniel Biju and Raghav Maheshwaran 21-13, 21-19, 21-14. In the under-15 girls’ singles title round, third seed Drithi Yatheesh prevailed in a hard-fought battle to upset top seed Shivani Pathi 21-11, 19-21, 21-13. In the corresponding boys’ singles match, Mayuresh Janpandit defeated S Avinash 21-19, 21-15 to claim the title.

Medha Shashidharan defeated Deetya Jagadiesh 21-12, 21-16 to win the girls under-13 title.

Results (all finals): U-15: Boys singles: Mayuresh Janpandit bt S Avinash 21-19, 21-15.
Doubles: M Rohith/ MR Vikhyath bt Anirudh Rajeev/ Mayuresh Janpandit 21-23, 21-19, 21-14.
U-13: K Pruthvi Roy bt CS Saket 21-15, 21-15.

Doubles: Naren Iyer/ K Pruthvi Roy bt Daniel Biju/ Raghav Maheshwaran 21-16, 21-13.
Girls singles: U-15: Drithi Yatheesh bt Shivani Pathi 21-11, 19-21, 21-13.
U-13: Medha Shashidharan bt Deetya Jagadish 21-12, 21-16.

(Published 27 August 2014, 19:55 IST)

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