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Qualifiers Nikkita-Aditi In All India Sub-Junior Ranking Semis

Nikitha Joseph. (Image Courtesy: www.nagpurtoday.in).

Nikitha Joseph.
(Image Courtesy: www.nagpurtoday.in).

NAGPUR: Nikkita Joseph and Aditi Sadhankar stormed into the U-13 girls doubles semifinals in the All India Sub Junior Ranking Badminton tournament at the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad on Friday.

Qualifiers Nikkita and Aditi stunned local players Poojitha Goudi Cherla and M Meghana Reddy 21-17, 22-20 in the 25-minute quarterfinal. Earlier in the morning in the pre-quarterfinal, Nikkita and Aditi rallied back strongly to sideline Shrishti Gupta and Ishani Waldia 19-21, 21-19, 21-10 in 45 minutes.

The unseeded pair of Aditi and Nikkita will now clash with top seeds Mansi Singh and Shiwangi Singh for a spot in the final on Saturday.

In the U-13 girls singles, qualifier Aditi lost to second seed Tasnim Mir 6-21, 8-21 in 15 minutes in Round 2. In the first round, Aditi had beaten Ayesha Singh 21-16, 21-15 in 25 minutes.

Both Aditi, student of Centre Point School, Dabha and Nikkita, a student of Modern School, Koradi, train under Chetak Khedikar and Prasad Sadhankar. In the U-15 boys singles, fifth seed Rohan Gurbani was upset by Gautam Walia in the third round. Unseeded Walia defeated Rohan Gurbani 17-21, 21-19, 22-20.

Rohan also failed to cross second round in the U-15 boys doubles. Jayant Rana and Arshad Shaik shocked eight seeds Rohan and Bhavin Karamchandani 21-16, 13-21, 21-18.

Rohan Into Second Round, Malvika loses In Korea Open Badminton 2015


NAGPUR: Rohan Gurbani started his international career in style in the Yonex Korea Junior Open Badminton Championships which got underway at Gwangju Metropolitan City in Korea on Monday.

Rohan Gurbani.(Image Courtesy: http://www.badmintoninindia.com).

Rohan Gurbani.
(Image Courtesy: http://www.badmintoninindia.com).

Thirteen-year-old Rohan came over Kim Dae Hwan of Korea 21-8, 21-9 in 20 minutes in the U-15 boys singles first round. State champion Rohan, a student of Centre Point School, Katol Road, will take on another Korean player Oh Sung Won in the second round on Tuesday.

Malvika Bansod went down fighting in the U-15 girls singles first round. Malvika fought hard but could not defeat Yoon Da Hyeon and lost the match 21-15, 22-24, 21-16 in 50 minutes.

Malvika Bansod Is India No. 2 in U-15 girls singles

Malvika Bansod.

Malvika Bansod.

NAGPUR: Malvika Bansod, a student of Centre Point School, Dabha has progressed well in her badminton career this week where she has raised to her career high as India No.2 in her U 15 girls category. She has a overall of 1125 points to her credit while the first possition is shared by Aakarshi Kashyap of Chattisgarh and Vaishnavi Jakka Reddy of Telangana with 1200 points each.

She got selected in the Indian Side where she will took part of the Indain Badminton team ever first time her badminton career where she participated in the Asian Junior Championships.

She was ranked No. 8 when she started off this year, her runner up position at the last all India tournament at Gulbarga and a match point loss in the U-15 girls’ singles final against Gayatri Gopichand put her in the No.2 spot.

“It was a pleasant surprise for me. For the last one year, I was trying to crack into first four rankings, which would have enabled me to get selected for representing India in overseas tournaments. I want to give all the credit to my coach Kiran Makode,” Malvika told TOI on Wednesday.

Other ranking results includes, Gayatri Gopichand and Vaishnavi Reddy, U 15 Girls Doubles rank No.1, Ritika Thaker and her partner Simran Singhi of Mumbai suburban No. 2.

Shivaji Science College, CPS Win in DSO U-19 Inter-School Badminton, Nagpur – Maharashtra

Shivaji Science College        CPS logo
Shivaji Science Junior College.      Centre Point School.

Girls from Shivaji Science Junior College and Boys from Centre Point School, Katol Road, won in the DSO U-19 (NMC) Inter-School Badminton tournament at the Divisional Sports Complex, Mankapur, on Monday 21 September 2015.

Shivaji Science College won against the Centre Point School 2-0, being a one-sided girls final. Radha Mundle helped Shivaji to have a good start, while the  pair of Mrunmayi Saoji and Pallavi Pitale easily won their doubles.

The boys final was an exciting affair. Shriniketan College’s Ameya Baheti provided a flying start by defeating Angad Matharu in three games. However, in the next two matches, it was the CPS boys who fought back valiently to clinch the title.

U-19 boys (semifinals): Centre Point School, Katol Road bt Shivaji Science College 2-0 (Angad Matharu bt Shubham Battewar 21-10, 21-0; Angad Matharu-Rishabh Buty bt Nikhil Sangtani-Parth Jaiswal 21-17, 21-15); Shriniketan College bt MR Umathe College 2-1 (Ameya Baheti bt Malhar Pathak 21-15, 21-10; Ameya Baheti-Sahil Raut lost to Malhar Pathak-Aditya Chopde 17-21, 17-21; Shubham Chaudhari bt Satyajeet Yerne 21-6, 21-8).

U-19 boys (final): CPS, KR bt Shriniketan College 2-1 (Angad Matharu lost to Ameya Baheti 21-20, 15-21, 13-21; Danesh Watchmaker-Risabh Buty bt Shubham Chaudhari-Sahul Raut 21-2, 21-7); Danesh Watchmaker bt Shubham Chaudhari 21-4, 21-2).

U-19 girls (semifinals): Shivaji Science Jr College bt Hislop College 2-0 (Mrunmayi Saoji bt Nayan Thakre 21-11, 21-15; Radha Mundle-Pallavi Pitale bt Nayan Thakre-Isha Chaudhari 21-12, 21-5); CPS, KR bt LAD College 2-1 (Niyati Paul lost to Mugdha Agre 2-21, 6-21; Kirandeep Kaur-Niharika Mukerji bt Mugdha Agre-Persis Ratanpari 21-10, 21-13; Kirandeep Kaur bt Aishwarya Verma 21-3, 21-2).

U-19 girls (final): Shivaji Science Junior College bt CPS, KR 2-0 (Radha Mundle bt Niyati Paul 21-10, 21-7; Mrunmayi Saoji-Pallavi Pitale bt Kirandeep Kaur-Niharika Mukerji 21-11, 21-5).

DSO U-17 Badminton Tournament Results 2015, Mankapur – Nagpur

The DSO U-17 Inter-School Badminton tournament which was held at the Divisional Sports Complex, Mankapur, Nagpur concluded on Saturday the 19th of September 2015.

Somalwar School was ath the top in both (Boys and Girls) U-17 sections, While Somalwar Nikalas won the boys title, Ramdapeth topped the girls section.

In the U-17 boys section, Gaurav Mithe of Somalwar Nikalas won over Centre Point School, Katol Road 2-0. Gaurav Mithe won both his singles and doubles partnering with Mohak Badkas to lead his school to victory.

In the U-17 girls section, Somalwar Ramdaspeth came from behind to upset CPS Dabha 2-1. Malvika Bansod won her singles title, her first one too.


U-17 boys (semifinals): Centre Point School, Katol Road bt BVM, Civil Lines 2-1 (Atharv Menghal lost to Samarjeet Pandey 19-21, 16-21; Abhiram Sahasrabhojanee-Nihar Rathi bt Samarjeet Pandey-Madhur Gattani 21-8, 19-21, 21-12; Abhiram Sahasrabhojanee bt Raghav Chandak 21-12, 21-10); Somalwar Nikalas bt Somalwar Ramdaspeth 2-0 (Gaurav Mithe bt Rahul Bawankar 21-11, 21-10; Gaurav Mithe-Mohak Badkas bt Rahul Bawankar-Yash Chotnani 21-14, 21-14).

U-17 boys (final): Somalwar Nikalas bt CPS, KR 2-0 (Gaurav Mithe bt Atharva Menghal 21-6, 21-11; Gaurav Mithe-Mohak Badkas bt Abhiram Sahasrabhojanee-Nihar Rathi 21-9, 21-18).

U-17 girls (semifinals): CPS, Dabha bt St Joseph’s Convent 2-0 (Jiya Vidyarthi bt Ishleen Kaur Virdi 21-23, 21-10, 21-19; Malvika Bansod-Sanika Durugkar bt Himanshi Israni-Apeksha Dabli 21-9, 21-5); Somalwar Ramdaspeth bt BVM Civil Lines 2-1 (Prarthana Fuley lost to Farah Mirza 21-12, 9-21, 7-21; Gargi Joshi-Divya Ramteke bt Shriya Arora-Pavitra Somani 21-15, 21-19; Gargi Joshi bt Shriya Arora 21-11, 21-11).

U-17 girls (final): Somalwar Ramdaspeth bt CPS, Dabha 2-1 (Gargi Joshi lost to Malvika Bansod 10-21, 14-21; Gargi Joshi-Divya Ramteke bt Malvika Bansod-Nidhi Chandak 22-20, 23-21; Prarthana Fuley bt Sanika Durugkar 21-18, 20-22, 22-20).