Bhivapathaki,Barve cruise to round 2

Seeded players hardly tested in district badminton tourney.

Written by Express News Service | Pune | Published: June 17, 2013 12:26 am

Seeded players marched ahead easily on the second day of the Construction PDMBA District Championship 2013 being played at the P E Society’s Modern Sports Complex at Shivajinagar.

In the boy’s singles Under-15 category round 2 matches,top seeded Arya Bhivpathaki defeated Himanshu Sharma 21-10,21-6,second seeded Rushabh Deshpande defeated Shardul Yelmane 21-8,21-4,third seeded Aniruddha Mayekar defeated Viren Menkar 21-13,21-12 and fourth seeded Tejas Dev defeated Anish Rane 21-17,21-10.

In the girl’s Under-15 category,the seeded players continued to dominate. Top seeded Purva Barve swept aside Hetavi Sarvaiya 21-1,21-4,second seeded Shreeya Bhagwat was hardly stretched as she made short work of Ananya Gundi 21-4,21-3,third seeded Gauri Kinikar defeated Sahamya Kulkarni 21-11,21-12 and fourth seeded Amarja Kulkarni defeated Ananya Phadke 21-5,21-10.

In the boy’s singles Under-13 top seeded Shlok Agarwal defeated Akhil Sahukaru 21-12,21-14 while number two seed Kedar Bhide prevailed over Atharva Lele 21-6,21-4. Third Seeded Tejas Chitale defeated Rahul Jamdade 21-2,21-5.

In the girl’s singles Under-13,top seeded Sanashree Dhamdhere defeated Srushti Khatod 21-6,21-3. Dhamdhere played a confident game as Khatod could find no answer to his accurate smashes and deft net-play. Second seeded Tanishka Deshpande defeated Swapnali Limaye 21-11,21-12 while third seed Aditi Mahajan and fourth seed Neha Shrikhande also progressed in the tournament without breaking a sweat.

In the boys singles Under-17,top seeded Vineet Kamble defeated Sanchit Karve 21-4,21-4,second seeded Devashish Deshpande defeated Atharva Khaladkar 21-11,21-5,third seeded Bhivpathaki defeated Kiran Balwade 21-7,21-8 and fourth seeded Sahil Lokhande defeated Aniruddha Mayekar 21-14,21-17.

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