Sumeeth Reddy defeats Nandagopal

Bangalore, June 12 (UNI) Sumeeth Reddy of Andhra Pradesh lived upto to his top billing defeating his statemate K Nandagopal 2-1 to lift the Boys Under 19 title in the seventh All India Junior Ranking Badminton Tournament here today.

After losing the first set 14-21, Reddy bounced back and won two sets and the match 21-10, 21-12 in 35 minutes.

Anuradha Shrikhande of Maharashtra bagged the Girls title in Under 19 category by defeating P V Sindhu of Andhra Pradesh 17-21, 21-17, 21-13.

Results: All Finals: U-19 Boy's Singles: B Sumeeth Reddy (AP) K Nandagopal (AP) 14-21, 21-10, 21-12.

U-16 Boy's Singles: Sameer Verma (MP) bt Vinay Hari (Kar) 21-14, 22-20 U-13 Boy's Singles: K P Chaitanya (AP) bt Arsalan Naqvi (UP) 21-14, 21-13 U-19 Boys' Doubles: Manikandan / Satyanarana Rao(TN) bt S Arvind/Jawahar (AP) 11-21, 23-21, 21-18.

U-19 Girls' Singles: Anuradha Shrikhande (Mah) bt P V Sindhu (AP) 17-21, 21-17, 21-13 Under 16: Girls' Singles: Tanvi Laad (Mah) bt Sheshadri Sanyal (WB) 21-8, 21-17 UNI MSP MV AB HT2110

Story first published: Thursday, June 12, 2008, 21:33 [IST]
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