Bhuvan scores upset win

Bhuvan scores upset win

Bhuvan scores upset win

 Bhuvan Rajesh caused an upset as he toppled number three seed Saneeth S Dayanand in a boys’ under-15 round-of-16 match of the Subbanna memorial and Yonex Karnataka State badminton championship here at the Karnataka Badminton Association on Sunday.

After clinching the first game 22-20, Bhuvan had it a lot easier in the second winning it 21-15 to clinch the match.

In the under-15 girls’ category, Janani Ananthkumar rallied to beat sixth seed Niyati Prabhu 15-21, 21-15, 21-14.

The top seeds in the boys’ and girls’ under-15 and under-13 categories posted routine victories to ease into the quarterfinals.

Results (Round of 16): Boys’ singles: Under-15: 1-Ajinkya Joshi bt 18-Kavish Chengappa AD 21-15, 21-13; 5-Pruthvi Roy K bt 13-Suhas V 21-14, 21-15; 17-Bhuvan Rajesh bt 3-Saneeth S Dayanand 22-20, 21-15; 7-Madhav Nayak bt 21-Jayanth G 21-17, 15-21, 21-18; 8-Vishesh Sharma bt 23-Prithvi Shet 21-14, 24-22; 4-Chinmaya Venkatesh bt 9-Chiranjeevi Reddy S 21-14, 21-11; 6-Naren S Iyer bt 14-Kishal Ganapathy 21-8, 21-9; 2-Saket CS bt 12-Manan Mehta P 21-13, 21-18.

Under-13: 1-Ayush Shetty bt 13-Adithya Pradeep 21-8, 21-7; 6-Sumukh GS bt 19-Rishabh Jeppu 21-11, 21-18; 9-Tarun Morab bt 3-Aditya Diwakar 12-21, 21-16, 21-17; 8-Nicholas Nathan Raj bt 16-Aditya Patil 22-20, 21-16; 7-Santrupth HV bt 11-Dhruv Prasanna 21-14, 21-10; 4-Sujnyan Ulhas Kini bt 21-Satvik Shankar 24-26, 21-11, 21-11; 5-Tushar Suveer bt 12-Siva Teja RN 21-10, 19-21, 21-12; 2-Sujal S bt 14-Goutham M 21-16, 21-18.

Girls’ singles: Under-15: 1-Medha Shashidharan bt 19-Vijetha Harish 21-16, 21-7; 10-Tanya Hemanth bt Pearl Sharma 21-16, 21-7; 3-Ananya Praveen bt 16-Kisha Kothari 21-10, 21-10; 5-Kriti Bharadwaj bt 12-Varsha Bhat 21-14, 21-12; 13-Janani Ananthkumar bt 6-Niyati Prabhu N 15-21, 21-15, 21-14; 4-Richa Muktibodh bt 23-Roshni Venkat 21-19, 21-12; 9-Shraddha Hegde bt 8-Kushi Athreya 21-13, 21-17; 2-Keerthana P Shroff bt 20-Kruthika Devi S 21-3, 21-9.

Under-13: 1-Vijetha Harish bt 13-Sohini Kayal 21-10, 21-3; 7-Arya Hariharan bt 24-Arushi Rajagopala 21-9, 21-16; 4-Gloria Athavale V bt 11-Shreya K 21-10, 21-12; 8-Karnika Sree S bt 16-Nivedha Shriram 21-13, 21-10; 12-Ritu Shah bt 6-Riddhi Sunil Shah 21-12, 21-8; 3-Neysa Cariappa A bt 19-Thanushree Anand 21-6, 21-1; 5-Gayathri Rani Jaiswal bt 15-Anannya Joishy 18-21, 21-14, 21-12; 2-Shraddha Hegde bt 14-Divitha Shetty U 21-17, 21-9.

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