Jagadeesh makes exit
In a serious setback to the host, its second seeded title contender Jagadeesh K was shown the door by sixth seeded Maisnam Meiraba of Manipur 16-21, 17-21 in the boys U-17 quarterfinal of the All India junior ranking badminton tournament here on Friday.
Tirupati: In a serious setback to the host, its second seeded title contender Jagadeesh K was shown the door by sixth seeded Maisnam Meiraba of Manipur 16-21, 17-21 in the boys U-17 quarterfinal of the All India junior ranking badminton tournament here on Friday.
Kartikey Gulshan Kumar of Air India entered the semifinal of both U-17 and U19 categories. In the U-17 quarterfinal, top seed Kartikey defeated 12th seed Aakash Yadav of Delhi 21-13, 21-12 while in the U-19 he beat Aryamann Tandon of Gujarat 24-22, 21-12.
Results(All quarterfinals): Boys: U-17: Kartikey Gulshan Kumar (1, AI) bt Aakash Yadav (12, DLI) 21-13, 21-12; Abhyansh Singh (4, UP) bt Jaswanth D (10, AP) 21-15, 23-21; Kiran George (3, KER) bt Rahul Bhardhvaj BM (11, KTK) 21-9, 21-16; Maisnam Meiraba (6, MNP) bt Jagadeesh K (2, AP) 21-16, 21-17; U-19: Mithun M (1, AI) bt Arintap Dasgupta (5, WB) 21-9, 21-12; Lakshya Sen (8, UTR) bt Chirag Sen (3, AI) 21-13, 21-12; Kanishq M (4, AI) bt Bodhit Joshi (7, UTR) 21-15, 17-21, 21-14; Kartikey Gulshan Kumar (2, AI) bt Aryamann Tandon (6, GUJ) 24-22, 21-12; Girls: U-17: Aakarshi Kashyap (1, CG) bt Kavipriya S (PY) 21-9, 21-9; Malvika Bansod (MAH) bt Samiya Imad Farooqui (TS) 21-9, 21-16; Unnati Bisht (4, UTR) bt Rashi Lambe (6, MAH) 21-12, 21-16; Prashi Joshi (2, AI) bt Ashwini Bhat K (5, KTK) 21-16, 16-21, 21-12; U-19: Shikha Gautam (1, KTK) bt Prashi Joshi (8, AI) 21-16, 22-20; Purva Barve (MAH) bt Garima Singh (CHG) 21-10, 23-21; Aakarshi Kashyap (3, CG) bt Ashmita Chaliha (ASM) 21-23, 21-14, 21-19; Riya Mookerjee (6, UP) bt Mahima Agarwal (KTK) 17-21, 22-20, 21-18.
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