Steely Suresh moves past Vasishta

Stretched to the limits in an extremely close contest, Sudeep held his nerve during the crucial moments of the pre-quarterfinal clash to shut out Vasishta 23-21, 23-21 at the Karnataka Badminton Association courts.

Jashwanth Gowda rallied back from an opening game loss to score past BV Kiran 16-21, 21-12, 21-16 while Daniel S Farid was on song in his convincing 21-16, 21-16 win over BR Sankeerth.

Poorvisha S Ram tore part Sivyaktha 21-8, 21-5 to storm into the semifinals of the girls under-19 category while Reshma Karthik was equally good in her 21-6, 21-6 destruction of Sahana.

Priya Ramesh registered an easy 21-7, 21-10 win over Monica Gujjar.
Results: Boys (all pre-quarterfinals): U-16: Siddarth S bt Mithun Manjunath 21-15, 21-9; Vishal R Bhat bt Abhishek R 21-19, 22-20; Jashwath Gowda bt BV Kiran 16-21, 21-12, 21-16; MC Srinivas bt Loksainath 21-16, 21-20; Harshit Agarwal bt Sharan Pillai 21-8, 21-9; Daniel S Farid bt BR Sankeerth 21-16, 21-16; A Likhit bt Aneesh Upadya 21-17, 21-14; Sudeep Suresh bt Vasishta Suresh 23-21, 23-21.

U-10: M Rohit bt Sahith MA 21-8, 21-10; Rohit Krishna bt Rakshit Roy 21-19, 21-15; Mohit bt Tushar S 19-21, 21-10, 21-4; Tejas Talolkar bt Varun Jain 21-16, 21-12; Ajinkya Joshi bt Aman Singh 24-22, 21-10; Vikas Kumar Gowda bt Sparsh 21-8, 21-7; Anshul MA bt Prithvi N 21-6, 21-4; Shivdeep J bt Vignesh Prakash 21-12, 21-15.

Girls (all quarterfinals): U-19: Poorvisha S Ram bt Sivyaktha 21-8, 21-5; Priya Prakash bt Monica Gujjar 21-7, 21-10; Reshma Karthik bt Sahana 21-6, 21-6.
U-16: Richa Mukti Bodh bt Nanya LG 21-10, 21-5; Trissa Hegde bt Shivani P 21-10, 21-13; Nikita Ramesh bt Driti 21-7, 21-7; Prathana Vasudeva bt Deetya J 21-6, 21-2.

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