Akshan made to stretch

Bespectacled Akshan Shetty went through some anxious moments before overpowering Siddharth Parekh to enter the boys' under-17 singles semifinals of the Rotary Club of Mumbai (Dahisar) Open badminton tournament at their courts at Dahisar East on Tuesday. Shetty, known for his rather deceptive stroke-play, was forced to reign in his inherent aggression his game before he triumphed 30-27. In other under-17 ties, Jai Parale got the better of Udit Kadakiya 30-20, Siddhesh Udekar scored over Umair 30-22 and Devesh Dhamarajan disposed off Vishal Singh 30-16.

Results: Boys' U- 17 singles (Quarterfinals): Akshan Shetty bt Siddharth Parekh 30-27; Jay Parale bt Udit Kadakiya 30-20; Siddhesh Udekar bt Umair 30-22; Devesh Dharamajan bt Vishal Singh 30-16; Boys' U- 13 singles (Quarterfinals): Yash Sharma bt Pawan Kohli 21-8; Aditya Desai bt Shri Hari K 21-13; Siddhesh Udekar bt Vijiyan 21-5; V Bangera bt Yogesh Singh 21-19; Men's Singles (1st round): Gaurav Shah bt Pratamesh 21-18, 21-10; Prasant Shah bt Manish Kumar 21-7, 21-5; Amol H bt Rajendra Sapre 21-2, 21-7; Jay Parab bt Vikas Shetty 21-10, 21-11; Vishnesh Naidu bt Ramendra 21-7, 21-14; Gaurav Sawant bt Praveen Shetty 21-7, 21-5; Devesh Dharmarajan bt Ved Prakash 21-5, 21-13; Akshat Patil bt Trilok Sampat 21-4, 21-4; Kaustub bt Ganesh 21-8, 21-12; Mohit Kaniker bt Pravin Vedamuthu 21-12, 21-9.

Please read our terms of use before posting comments
TERMS OF USE: The views, opinions and comments posted are your, and are not endorsed by this website. You shall be solely responsible for the comment posted here. The website reserves the right to delete, reject, or otherwise remove any views, opinions and comments posted or part thereof. You shall ensure that the comment is not inflammatory, abusive, derogatory, defamatory &/or obscene, or contain pornographic matter and/or does not constitute hate mail, or violate privacy of any person (s) or breach confidentiality or otherwise is illegal, immoral or contrary to public policy. Nor should it contain anything infringing copyright &/or intellectual property rights of any person(s).
comments powered by Disqus