MARGAO: Karnataka’s Tushar Suveer will take on Maharashtra’s Pranay Shettigar (3) in the Under 17 Boys singles finals at the Yonex-Sunrise All India Sub Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament 2022 at Goa.
In the Under 17 semi-finals matches at Manohar Parrikar Indoor stadium, Navelim, on Friday, Tushar, who had earlier knocked out number four seed Dhruv Negi (Uttarakhand) caused yet another upset, defeating top seed Sanskar Saraswat (1), Rajasthan, 21-13, 21-18 to storm into the finals.
In the other semis, Pranay was in complete control against Haryana boy Gagan, winning 21-11, 21-7. In the Under 17 Girls singles semi-finals, Andhra Pradesh Girl Navya Kanderi, who had earlier stunned India International player Unnati Hooda in the quarters, could not carry the same form into the semis, losing 21-16 14-21 21-12 to Telengana’s Sreshta Reddy K. in a closely fought match. Jiya Rawat (7), HAR, def. Aishani Tiwari, GUJ, 21-17 21-8 in the other semis.
In Boys singles Under 15, Abhinav Garg (9), KTK, defeated Ritom Howbora, ASM, 21-12, 21-16 to set up a title clash with Prateek Koundilya, KTK, who defeated Monarch Borgohain, ASM, 21-12 21-11 in the other semis. In Girls Singles Under 15 semi-finals, Naishaa Kaur Bhatoye (1), MAH, registered a 21-15 21-18 win over Ayati Dubey, GUJ. She will face the challenge of Tanvi Reddy Andluri (5) (Telangana), who defeated Punjab Girl Tanvi Sharma 21-15, 21-19 in the other semis.
Navelim MLA Shri Ullas Yashwant Tuenkar graced the semi-finals.
The eight-day national ranking tournament, which has been organised by the Goa Badminton Association under the aegis of the Badminton Association of India, and in collaboration with North Goa District Badminton Association and the Sports Authority of Goa, concludes on Saturday. Following are the Semi-finals results.
Boys Singles Under 15
Abhinav Garg (9), KTK, def. Ritom Howbora, ASM, 21-12 21-16 .
Prateek Koundilya, KTK, def. Monarch Borgohain, ASM, 21-12 21-11 .
Girls Singles Under 15
Naishaa Kaur Bhatoye (1), MAH, def. Ayati Dubey, GUJ, 21-15 21-18 .
Tanvi Reddy Andluri (5), TS, def. Tanvi Sharma, PNB, 21-15 21-19 .
Boys Doubles Under 15
Bjorn Jaison and Aathish Sreenivas P.V., KER, def. Monarch Borgohain and Tushar Saikia, ASM, 21-11 22-20 .
Showrya Kiran J. and Gnana Dattu T.T., TS, def. Karamat Ul Haq Mohammed and Manikanta Reddy Vanukuri Shanmukha (2), AP, 22-20 21-14 .
Girls Doubles Under 15
Medhavi Nagar and Baruni Parshwal (8), HAR, def. Ananya A. and Aadhira Rajkumar, TN, 21-14 21-14
Anushka Golash and Drishti Waldia, DLI, def. Jade Anil and Diya Bheemaiah B., KTK, 15-21 21-19 21-16 .
Mixed Doubles Under 15
Mohmmad Ali Mir, GUJ, and Tanvi Sharma, PNB, def. Sanjay Karthik S. and Varna P., TN, 22-20 21-12
Suryaksh Rawat and Aanya Bisht, UTR, def. Jangjeet Singh Kajla and Suhasi Verma (2), RAJ, 21-17 21-15 .
Boys Singles Under 17
Tushar Suveer, KTK, def. Sanskar Saraswat (1), RAJ, 21-13 21-18 .
Pranay Shettigar (3), MAH, def. Gagan, HAR, 21-11 21-7 .
Girls Singles Under 17
Sreshta Reddy K., TS, def. Navya Kanderi, AP, 21-16 14-21 21-12 .
Jiya Rawat (7), HAR, def. Aishani Tiwari, GUJ, 21-17 21-8 .
Boys Doubles Under 17
Arsh Mohammad, UP, and Sanskar Saraswat, RAJ, def. Nicholas Nathan Raj and Tushar Suveer (8), KTK, 21-18 21-13 .
Dev Ayyappan and Dhiren Ayyappan, TN, def. Bhavya Chhabra, UP, and Garv Sahni, UTR, 21-17 21-15 .
Girls Doubles Under 17
Srinidhi N. and Pravandhika R., TN, def. Deepak Raj Aditi and Ponnamma B. V Vriddhi, KTK, 21-5 21-9
Taarini Suri and Shravani Walekar (2), MAH, def. Vennala K., TS, and Navya Kanderi, AP, 21-15 21-19
Mixed Doubles Under 17
Pranay Shettigar, MAH, and Ellora Koner (3), TS, def. Bhavya Chhabra, UP, and Pragya Katara, RAJ, 21-19 11-21 21-19 .
Arulmurugan R. and Srinidhi N., TN, def. Ujjwal, UP, and Jiya Rawat, HAR, 21-18 21-15 .