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Dhruv Negi shocks second seed Tanweer Ahmad

BALBIR SINGH | January 08, 2022 03:18 AM

CHANDIGARH:  Dhruv Negi of Uttarakhand surprised second seed Tanweer Ahmad of Bihar whom he beat by 21-10 21-10 in the boys under-17 pre-quarter-final of the the 1st Ashwani Gupta Memorial All India Sub Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament-2022 at Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex.
Dhruv Negi's next match will be to book a berth in the semi-final. To achieve this goal Dhruv will have to overcome Bharath Latheesh of Keaala  who defeated Abhishek Kanapala  of Telangana 21-10 17-21 21-9.
Top seed  Sanskar Saraswat of Rajasthan and third seed Numair Shaik  also moved into the quarter-final round. Sanskar Saraswat defeated Yashdeep Gogoi 21-14 21-13 and  Numair Shaik  prevailed over a fighting  Rounak Chouhan 16-21 21-19 22-20,
Quarter-final line up: Sanskar Saraswat [1] vs Satvik Shankar,  Pranay Shettigar vs Ginpaul S., Rohan Kumar Anandas Raj Kumar bt Numair Shaik [3] and  Bharath Latheesh vs Dhruv Negi.
AISHANI KEEPS WINNING SPREE: Giant killer Aishani Tiwari of Gujarat continued her winning spree in the girls under-17 singles quarter-final after beating Mahi Sen of Chattisgarh  21-17 21-13.  For a semi-final berth Aishani is pitted against  fifth seed Aesha Gandhi , also of Gujarat who  ousted ninth seed Aalisha Naik of Maharashtra 12-21 21-18 21-19,  
Prashansa Bonam of Telangana caused a mild upset as she beat  10th seed  Jiya Rawat of Haryana  15-21 21-11 21-14,
Q-final line-up: Aishani Tiwari  vs Aesha Gandhi [5], Prashansa Bonam vs Rujula Ramu, Shriyanshi Valishetty vs Unnati Hooda, Rakshitha Sree S. vs Andrea Sarah Kurien [2]
Results:
Girls U-17 singles (PQFs)
: Aishani Tiwari bt  Mahi Sen 21-17 21-13,  Aesha Gandhi [5] bt Aalisha Naik [9] 12-21 21-18 21-19,  Prashansa Bonam bt Jiya Rawat [10]  15-21 21-11 21-14, Rujula Ramu bt Gargi Gargi 18-21 21-18 21-19, Shriyanshi Valishetty bt Kajal Panwar 24-22 21-8 , Unnati Hooda bt Vennala K. 21-8 21-13, Rakshitha Sree S. bt Sadhana Fenelon 21-5 21-7 , Andrea Sarah Kurien [2] bt Navya Kanderi [12] 22-20 21-23 21-8 .
 Boys U-17 singles (PQFs):  1-Sanskar Saraswat bt Yashdeep Gogoi 21-14 21-13, Satvik Shankar bt Aaraadhya Sharma 21-16 21-15, Pranay Shettigar bt Swastik Matharasan, 17-21 21-11 21-17, Ginpaul S. bt Prabhas Kumar Kushwaha 21-11 21-13, Rohan Kumar Anandas Raj Kumar bt Tushar Suveer 21-14 21-19,  3-Numair Shaik  bt Rounak Chouhan 16-21 21-19 22-20, Bharath Latheesh bt Abhishek Kanapala 21-10 17-21 21-9, Dhruv Negi bt 2-Tanweer Ahmad 21-10 21-10.

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