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Devang Tomar, Shaurya Agarwal, Showrya Kiran in boys U-15 q-finals

BALBIR SINGH | January 08, 2022 03:17 AM

CHANDIGARH: Top seed Devang Tomar of Delhi advanced into the boys under-15 singles quarter-final without hitting even a single bird as his rival Parth Deore of Maharashtra gave a walkover  in the pre-quarter-final of the 1st Ashwani Gupta Memorial All India Sub Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament-2022 at Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex.
 The top seed now crosses swords with Shaurya Agarwal of Uttrakhand who fought back after losing the first set to beat spirited Jayanth C.B. of Tamil Nadu 16-21 21-19 24-22 in 53 minutes.
Showrya Kiran J. of Telangana toiled hard to get the better of Abhinav Garg  of Karnataka 18-21 21-16 21-14. Showrya Kiran  will now face Prateek Koundilya of Karnataka. Prateek defeated Ritom Howbora of Assam by  22-20 21-18 in pre-quarter-final.
Down by a set, Aparna Sajeev P of Kerala hit back with vengeance to terminate the winning march of Drishti Waldia  from Delhi 11-21 21-14 21-18. The  pre-quarter-final  girls under-15 singles match lasted 41 minutes.
Aparna Sajeev P will now fight  Vennala K. of Telangana who got a walkover against Gayatri Rawat of Uttrakhand.
Medhavi Nagar of Haryana took 30 minutes to move into the quarter-final  after beating  Fariha Sabba Meraj of Assam by  21-14 21-10.   Medhavi Nagar's opponent in the quarter-final will be Durga Isha Kandrapu of Andhra Pradesh who accounted for  Maya Balamurugan  of Maharashtra 21-18 21-16.,
Results:
Boys U-15 singles (pre q-finals):  Shaurya Agarwal (UTR) bt Jayanth C.B. (TN) 16-21 21-19 24-22 , Suryaksh Rawat (UTR) bt Avadh Billore (MP) 21-12 21-9 , Prateek Koundilya (KTK) bt Ritom Howbora (ASM) 22-20 21-18 , Vansh Dev (Dli) bt Mohmmad Ali Mir (Guj) 21-12 21-19, Showrya Kiran J. (TS) bt Abhinav Garg 18-21 21-16 21-14 , Anish Danei Thoppani (AP) bt Gnana Dattu T.T. (TS) 21-18 21-15, 1-Devang Tomar (Dli) w/o Parth Deore (Mah), Nidhish More (Mah) w/o Parth Lohakare (Mah).
Girls U-15 singles (pre-q-finals):  Anwesha Gowda (Dli)  bt Suhasi Verma (Raj) 21-10 21-17,  Aparna Sajeev P. (Ker) bt Drishti Waldia  (Dli) 11-21 21-14 21-18, Medhavi Nagar (Har) bt Fariha Sabba Meraj  (Asm) 21-14 21-10, Durga Isha Kandrapu (AP) bt Maya Balamurugan  (Mah)21-18 21-16 , Evanna Tyagi  (Har) bt Garima Kundu  (Har) 21-11 21-11, Tanvi Reddy Andluri  (TS) bt Lavanya Karki  (UTR) 21-11 21-13, Vennala K.  (TS) w/o Gayatri Rawat (UTR), Naishaa Kaur Bhatoye  (Mah) bt Deepshika Neredimelli  (TS) 21-17 21-12.

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