Trisha eases into semifinal

Trisha eases into semifinal

Trisha Hegde of Prakash Padukone Badminton Academy (PPBA) enjoyed a great time at the PSM State-ranking Junior and Sub-junior badminton tournament winning matches in comfortable manner.

In the under-17 girls singles, Trisha, the top seed, beat Roshni Venkat of I-Sports 21-8, 21-11 to move into the semifinals.

In the under-19 singles tie, the PPBA trainee got the better of Risha R Shetty of Shuttle Fit 21-8, 21-8 in the pre-quarters tie.

Meanwhile in the boys under-19 segment, top seed Nikhil Shyam Sriram of PPBA beat Sanketh M Daithota, of JPBA 21-10, 21-10 to book his place in the quarterfinals.

Results (all quarterfinals, pref-fix denotes seeding): Girls: Singles: Under-17: 1-Trisha Hegde bt Roshni Venkat 21-8, 21-11; Shraddha Hegde bt 7-Varsha Bhat 21-16, 12-21, 21-15; 4-Drithi Yatheesh bt 8-Tanya Hemanth 19-21, 21-16, 21-19; 2-Medha Shashidharan bt 6-Jayashree G 21-6, 21-8.

Under-15: 1-Kriti Bharadwaj bt Niharika Kadakol 21-10, 21-9; 3-Janani Ananthakumar bt 7-Varsha Bhat 16-21, 21-18, 21-16; Ritu Shah bt Alfiya Riyaz Basari 21-9, 21-9; 2-Tanya Hemanth bt 5-Vijetha Harish 21-8, 14-21, 21-13.

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