CHANDIGARH, SEPT 17 :Kevin Wong gave a consistent display as he overcame left-hander Abhinav i 21-7, 21-13 n the boys under-13 singles first-round match in the 20th Yonex Chandigarh State Badminton Championship at the Sector 42 Badminton Hall here today.
Kevin played an aggressive game. With his defet placements and good net-play Kevin forced his opponent to go on defensive. Abhinav have good strokes in his armour but could not execute against Kevin. Abhinav did not take even advantage of his height.
Down by one game, Vishal bounced back into the game majestically to snuff out the challenge of Anmol Dodi 14-21, 21-9, 21-12 in the boys under-13 first-round singles match. Top seed Rajjan Singh defeated Himanshu 21-9, 21-19.
Aman Rawat rallied to beat Amandeep 15-21, 22-20, 21-15 in a well-contested boys under-10 singles pre-quarter-final match. Kevin Aryan Singh moved into quarter-final with a 21-11, 21-12 triumph over Piyush Saini in another pre-quarter-final match. The quarter-final line-up is: Kevin Wong vs Prashant, Anshul vs Akhil, Aryan Singh vs Dashmesh Chadha and Aman Rawat vs Tushar Khurana.
Vishesh, Jayant Jaita, Gaurav Mannan and Nitish Khanna moved into second round of the boys Under-16 singles in a draw of 64.Ankita, Jaisika Singh and Garima Singh advanced to the girls under-10 singles second round.
Ankita beat Tanvi 21-18, 21-16, Jaisika Singh defeated Nabya 21-2, 21-17 and Garima Singh ousted Shagun Dogra 21-15, 21-13.
Kiriti rallied to beat Rhythm Sharma 20-22, 21-17, 21-14 in the girls Under-13 singles first-round match. Parul Wadha, Drishi Kalia, Trisha Gosain and S Dharni also moved up.
Top seed Rashmi and Diksha qualified for the quarter-final of the girls Under-16 singles. Rashmi accounted for Rititika Dhaneshwsawr 21-11, 21-18 and Diksha beat Anahita Arora 21-17, 21-6.
Results: Boys U-10 singles (PQF): Anshul bt Abhinav Dhaneshwar 21-19, 21-10, Akhil bt Aditya Bhardwaj 21-17, 21-16, Aryan Singh bt Riyush Saini 21-11, 21-12, Amand Rawat bt Amandeep 15-21, 22-20, 21-15, Tushar Khurana, and Kevin get first-round bye.
Boys under-13 singles (Ist round): Rajjan Singh bt Himanshu 21-9, 21-19, Vishal bt Anmol Dodi 14-21, 21-9, 21-12, Sahil Kumar bt Shray Bhardsaj 21-12, 21-13, Lovepreet bt Himanshu Bhardwaj 21-11, 21-18, Gurinder Pal Singh bt Puneet Pahuja 21-14, 21-12, Kevin Wong bt Abhinav 21-7, 21-13.
Boys under-16 singles (Ist round): Vishesh bt Om Kumar 21-14, 16-21, 21-11, Jayant Jaita bt Ranjodh Singh 21-15, 21-12, Gaurav Mannan bt Shivam Goyal 21-23, 21-17, 21-14, Nitish Khanna bt Jivtesh Nagi 21-17, 21-11.
Girls under-10 singles (PQFs): Ankita bt Tanvi 21-18, 21-16, Jaisika Singh bt Nabyta 21-2, 21-17, Garima Singh bt Shagun Dogra 21-15, 21-13.
Girls U-13 singles (Ist round): Kiriti bt Rhythm Sharma 20-22, 21-7, 21-14, Parul Wadhwa bt Prabhleen Khurana 21-7, 21-6, Drishti Kalia bt Simranjit Kaur 21-9, 21-15, Trisha Gosain bt Ravneet Kaur 21-14, 21-19, S Dharni bt Anshuka Kamraj 22-20, 21-17.
Girls Under-16 (PQFs): Rashmi bt Ritika Dhaneshwar 21-11, 21-8, Diksha bt Anahita Arora 21-7, 21-6.