Players, officials show guts, grit as 31 matches played on day-2

Shuttlers in action during State Open Badminton Tournament at indoor complex MA Stadium in Jammu.
Shuttlers in action during State Open Badminton Tournament at indoor complex MA Stadium in Jammu.

State Open Badminton Tournament

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, May 31: The players and officials showed extraordinary guts and grit on day-2 of the State Open Badminton Championship as 31 matches of the preliminary round were decided in the three age groups of under-10, under-13 and under-15 years both boys and girls sections at Indoor Complex, MA Stadium, here today.
Since a good number of boys and girls have registered themselves for more than one age category, the number of matches has increased. However, the technical panel expects advanced stages matches on the third day tomorrow.
The Results (preliminary rounds):
Under-10: BOYS: Gopesh Singh beat Chirag 21-10, 21-08; Kavin drubbed Kartik 21-01, 21-07; Shuvansh Pandotra trounced S Sharma 21-15, 21-19; Harsh Sharma outplayed Akshit 21-07, 21-06. GIRLS: Ibaadat Singh got the better of Ananya Kumari 21-10, 21-18; Avnika beat Rudrakhsi 21-15, 21-17; Suhani trouced Jayana Chopra 21-03, 21-04.
Under-13: GIRLS: Akriti Thakur outplayed Sanvi Gupta 21-13, 21-13; Anshima Mahajan defeated A Kotwal 17-21, 21-19, 21-18; Suhani Sharma bt H Anand 21-03, 21-02; S Sharma bt Xenia Nagpal 21-06, 21-02; Kumari Arti bt Samaniay Sharma 23-21, 21-16. BOYS: Bhavdeep bt Tikshan Gupta 21-15, 21-13; Shamveer bt Pranav Mehra 21-17, 21-10; Aditya Singh bt Jaskaran Singh 21-12, 21-10; Gopesh Singh bt Uddhav P Bali 21-09, 21-05; Mohit Kumar bt Krishna Bali 21-12, 18-21; Thakur Aneesh bt Manvinder Singh 21-15, 21-19; Divyansh Sharma bt Harmanan Singh 21-07, 21-04.
Under-15: GIRLS: Kanya Jamwal bt Bhavya Sharma 21-15, 21-15; Prabhneet Kour bt Tannu 21-19, 21-15; Unnati Jaral bt Shubarata Singh 21-03, 21-02; Anaya Sharma bt Divya Koul 21-10, 21-04; Shriya Sharma bt K Jamwal 21-01, 21-05. BOYS: Sanjni bt Piyush 21-10, 21-06; Oja Suri bt Shravan Katoch 21-05, 21-05; Sant Singh bt Neeraj Sharma 21-08, 21-07; Vansh Mahajan bt Aditya Singh 21-07, 21-07; Saarthak Jain bt Ritik Singh 21-11, 21-13.