Nischitha clinches title

Nischitha clinches title

After taking the opening game 21-16, Nischita appeared to be in trouble when she lost the second 16-21 but recovered in time and held her nerve in a tightly-contested decider to win the final game 24-22.

Sandhya Rao won the veterans’ final, scoring a 21-16, 23-21 win over Elsa Tommy.
Results: Men, quartefinals: SDS Krishna bt RN Suraj 21-19, 21-18; Ajit Wijetilek bt Venkatesh Prasad 21-13, 21-17; Rohan Castellino bt Adarsh Kumar 21-10, 21-7; Mohit Kamat bt BS Phalgun 21-17, 21-12.

Women, final: Nischitha GM bt Varsha V Belwadi 21-16, 16-21, 24-22.
Semifinals: Varsha VB bt V Ruth Misha 11-21, 21-13, 21-3; Nischita GM bt Poorvisha S Ram 17-21, 21-15, 21-17.

Veteran (35+), final: Sandhya Rao bt Elsa Tommy 21-16, 23-21.
Semifinals: Elsa T bt Vidya Das 17-21, 21-12, 21-14; Sandhya Rao bt Kaveriamma CM 21-11, 21-13.

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