Lakshya Sen overcame a fighting Maisnam Meiraba in a men’s singles match while Rutvika Shivani had an easy outing against Mansi Singh in the women’s singles event of the National Badminton Championship, in Nagpur on Sunday.
Lakshya pipped Maisnam 21-13 12-21 21-13 in his fourth round while Rutvika Shivani beat Mansi 21-8 21-11 in her match.
Also winning was the mixed doubles duo of Manu Attri and Maneesha K, who defeated Sumit Reddy and Arathi Sunil 17-21 21-19 21-11.
The Men’s Single match between Lakshya Sen against Maisnam Meiraba proved to be a neck and neck first game. Both the players were giving a tough fight as they did not allow the other to get away with the game easily. Finally, it was Lakshya Sen who stamped his name.
Lakshya Sen beat Maisnam Meiraba – 21-13, 12-21,21-13 B M Rahul Bharadwaj beat C Rohit Yadav – 21-13, 21-10
Chetan Anand and V Diju beat G Kiran Kumar and H R Vasanta Kumar 21-7 21-19
Mansi Gadgil and Mrunmayi Saoji beat Tanishq M and Sonika Sai 21-8,21-23, 21-16
Rutvika Shivani beat Mansi Singh – 21-8 21-11
Saili Rane beat Vaishnavi Bhale – 21-16 21-10