Nikita, Driti enter final

Nikita, Driti enter final

Focussed: Driti Yateesh en route to her win over Richa Muktibooh in the girls’ U-10 semifinals on Friday. DH Photo

Nikita scored a convincing 21-1, 21-2 win over Keerthana in her semifinal match and Driti, who teamed up with Keerthana to trounce R Sahana and Sparsha 21-7, 21-9 in the doubles final, warded off Richa Muktibooh 21-14, 21-11 here at the Karnataka Badminton Association courts on Friday.

In the boys’ under-16 category, S Siddharth overcame a first-game loss to notch up a 16-21, 21-13, 21-5 win over Mithun Manjunath in his quarterfinal match.
KV Rakshith, Daniel S Farid and Harshith Agarwal joined Siddharth in the semifinals.


Results: Boys: U-16, quarterfinals: S Siddharth bt Mithun Manjunath 16-21, 21-13, 21-5; KV Rakshith bt Sudeep Suresh 18-21, 21-17, 21-16; Daniel S Farid bt Yuvaraj Shinde 21-10, 19-21, 26-24; Harshith Agarwal bt Vishwanath Kiran 21-13, 21-18.
U-13, quarterfinals: Mithun Manjunath bt Abi Amudan 21-17, 21-9; M Raghu bt Rahul Bharadwaj 21-17, 21-13; R Abhishek bt Nikhil S Sriram 21-17, 21-18; Syed Saad Ali bt HS Vignesh 21-14, 21-12.
U-10, quarterfinals: M Rohith bt MA Sahith 21-4, 21-7; Vikas Kumar Gowda bt Rakshith Roy 18-21, 21-10, 21-15; Tejas Kallolkar bt Rohith Krishna 21-17, 21-14; Shivadeep Jayanth bt Yash R Patil 11-21, 21-19, 21-7.
Girls: U-16, quarterfinals: Devika Ravindra bt MS Chinmayi 21-13, 21-10; Mahima Agarwal bt SK Parvathy 21-13, 21-11; Sindhu Bharadwaj bt A Syeda Sadhat 21-12, 21-7; Priya Prakash bt Maanya R Shekar 21-10, 21-9.
U-13, quarterfinals: Mahima Agarwal bt SK Tanvee 21-14, 21-5; Archana Pai bt Anisha Krishna 21-13, 21-10; Apeksha Nayak bt Mithula UK 21-6, 21-13; K Ashwini Bhat bt RN Savitha 21-11, 21-13.
Doubles, final: Mahima Agarwal/ Ashwini Bhat bt Apeksha Nayak/ Archana Pai 21-16, 21-12.
U-10, semifinals: Nikita Ramesh bt Keerthana 21-1, 21-2; Driti Yateesh bt Richa Muktibooh 21-14, 21-11.
Doubles, final: Driti Yateesh/ Keerthana bt R Sahana/ Sparsha 21-7, 21-9.

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