Shikha stuns top seed Ruth Misha

Shikha stuns top seed Ruth Misha

Shikha stuns top seed Ruth Misha

Fifth seed Shikha Gautam pulled off an upset victory  beating top-seeded Ruth Misha V in the women’s quarterfinal of the R Subbanna memorial and Yonex Karnataka State badminton championship here on Thursday.

Despite going down 19-21 in the first game, Shikha bounced back to comprehensively claim the next two 21-9, 21-11 to progress into the semifinals.

In the men’s category, Hemanth MG, seeded one, eased into the quarterfinal after scoring a routine 21-9, 21-11 victory over 16th seed Sreenivas C.
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Results: (Round of 16 unless mentioned) Singles: Mens’: 1-Hemanth MG bt 16-Sreenivas C 21-9, 21-11; 9-Abhishek Yeligar bt Mukul Arora 21-16, 21-14; 4-Karthikey K bt 11-Kiran B 21-17, 21-16; 7-Sahil Sipani bt 15-Mohanakumara TN 21-7, 21-8; 10-Kiran Kumar G bt Ashith Surya 21-13, 21-18; 3-Daniel Farid S bt 24-Varun PH 21-10, 21-10; 6-Raghu M bt 19-Ganesh Vittalji Kokani 21-15, 21-7; 2-Sachin C bt 23-Aditya  Prakash 21-19, 22-20.
Boys’ U-19: 1-Balraj Kajla bt 15-Shamanth Rao Kidiyoor 21-11, 21-10; 7-Sai Pratheek Krishna Prasad bt 10-Abi Amudhan S 22-20, 21-18; 3-Nikhilshyam Sriram bt 13-Mayuresh Janpandit 21-12, 22-20; Rohith M bt 19-Pruthvi Raja 21-18, 21-14; 8-Saif Ali bt 12-Nihal Naik 21-11, 21-7; 4-Kiran B bt 9-Anirudh Deshpande 21-9, 21-13; 6-Glanish Ashley Pinto bt 22-Saketh Upadhya 21-12, 21-16; 2-Raghu M bt 14-Pranav Satyanarayana 21-13, 21-6.

Boys: U-17: 1-Mayuresh Janpandit bt 16-Nikhil V Desai 21-10, 21-10; Rohith M bt 12-Chinmaya Venkatesh 20-22, 21-11, 21-14; 3-Tejas Kallolkar bt 18-Pruthvi Raja 21-12, 21-12; 19-Saket CS bt 7-Nithin HV 21-8, 11-21, 24-22; Saketh Upadhya bt 11-Saneeth S Dayanand 21-11, 21-14; 14-Ajinkya Joshi bt 4-Bhargav S Gowda 21-12, 21-16; 2-Sai Pratheek Krishna Prasad bt 15-Abhiman Andekuli 21-17, 19-21, 21-12.

Womens’: Quarterfinal: 5-Shikha Gautam bt 1-Ruth Misha V 19-21, 21-9, 21-11; Chaitanya Bhat P bt 3-Navya Kadekar 21-11, 21-5; 7-Deepthi Ramesh bt 4-Savita RN 21-13, 21-5; 6-Archana Pai bt 2-Meghana Kulkarni 21-15, 21-16.

Round of16: 1-Ruth Misha V bt Risha R Shetty 21-13, 21-14; 5-Shikha Gautam bt Neha NK 21-3, 21-6; 3-Navya Kadekar bt Ashwini Ravi 21-10, 21-9; Chaitanya Bhat P bt 8-Neha G 21-19, 21-17; 7-Deepthi Ramesh bt Dhaarini Ravi Kumar 21-7, 21-15; 4-Savita RN bt Harshitha B Shetty 21-10, 21-16; 6-Archana Pai bt Rachana KB 21-9, 21-8; 2-Meghana Kulkarni bt Sree Raksha 12-21, 21-14, 21-9.

Girls U-19: 1-Apeksha Nayak bt 13-Aanchal Dhawan 21-11, 21-14; 5-Deepthi Ramesh bt 11-Bhavya Krishnan 21-11, 21-12; 10-Ramya CV bt 4-Jayashree G 21-15, 21-17; 15-Drithi Yatheesh bt 8-Chaitanya Bhat P 21-11, 21-11; 6-Trisha Hegde bt 20-Savita RN 21-18, 21-19; 3-Sheethal D bt 22-Spandana Bekal 21-7, 21-7; 9-Ashwini Bhat K bt Shivani Pathi 21-13, 21-16; 2-Archana Pai bt 16-Ranjini Hegde 21-8, 21-7.

Girls: U-17: 1-Sheethal D bt 13-Kisha Kothari 21-14, 21-15; 8-Jayashree G bt 21-Dhruthi PH (walk over).

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