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Thursday, December 13, 2007

Aditi, Kashyap emerge champs

Women's Single
Aditi Mutatkar (Mah) bt Trupti Murgunde (PET) 19-21,21-10,21-15
Men's Singles
Kashyap P (AP) bt Anand Pawar(AI) 16-21,21-19,21-15
Men's Doubles
Sanave Thomas/ Rupesh Kumar (Ker) Akshay Dewalkar/ Diju. V (AI/ Ker)21-19,22-24,21-11

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

It's Kashyap vs Anand Pawar

Bangalore: The top seeds at the Canara Bank All India tournament progressed into the finals, with Aditi Mutatkar setting up a showdown with Trupti Murgunde, and Kashyap and Anand Pawar doing likewise in the men's singles.
Aparna Balan and Jyothsna won the women's doubles title, beating Ruth Misha and Soumya Padhye.
Women's Singles (SEMIFINALS)
Trupti Murgunde bt Gayatri Vartak 21-17,21-8; Aditi Mutatkar bt Ashwini Ponnappa 21-12,21-16
Men's Singles (SEMIFINALS)
Kashyap P bt Jishnu Sanyal 18-21,21-8,21-13; Anand Pawar bt Sagar Chopda 21-16,21-14

Women's Doubles (FINALS)
Aparna Balan/ Jyothsna bt Saumya Padhye/ Ruth Misha 21-18,21-15

Men's Doubles (SEMI-FINALS)
Sanave Thomas/ Rupesh Kumar bt Ram C Vijay/Utsav Mishra W/O
Akshay Dewalkar/ Diju V Jayan James/Dinesh T 21-16,17-21,21-13

Monday, December 10, 2007

Aditi, Trupti in semis

Bangalore: Trainees of the Padukone Academy have had an excellent tournament so far (Canara Bank All India Senior Ranking), with all four women's semifinal spots. Two of the four men's semis places have also been booked by Academy trainees.
The best match on Monday morning in the women's was Ashwini Ponnappa's three-game upset of BR Meenakshi 21-16,11-21,24-22; in the men's, V Amar gave Sachin Ratti a tough time but lost 21-19,18-21,21-18; both in the pre-quarters.

Women's Singles (QUARTERFINALS)
119 Trupti Murgunde PET Ruth Misha KTK "21-17,21-10"
120 Gayatri Vartak MAH Aparna Balan KER "21-11,21-19"
121 Ashwini Ponnappa KTK Dhanya Nair RLY "21-13,18-21,21-13"
122 Aditi Mutatkar MAH Sampada Sahasrabudde MAH "21-10,21-16"

57 Kashyap.P AP Gurusai Dutt.R.M.V. AP "21-17,21-19"
58 Jishnu Sanyal AI Sachin Ratti RLY "21-15,14-21,21-11"
59 Sagar Chopda MAH Ravindra Singh UP "26-24,21-16"
60 Anand Pawar AI Utsav Mishra AI "21-19,21-10"

Women's Doubles (SEMIFINALS)
136 Aparna Balan/ Jyothsna KER/ AP Anita Ohlan/ Dhanya Nair RLY "21-18,21-19"
137 Saumya Padhye/ Ruth Misha KTK Deepthi Shalini/ Deepthi Priyadarshini AP "15-21,21-19,21-11
88 Sanave Thomas/ Rupesh Kumar KER Kiran Kumar.B/ Tanishak. K AP "21-16,21-13"
89 Ram.C.Vijay/Utsav Mishra KER/ AI Tanveer Gill/ Krishna. S.D.S DLI/ KTK "21-18,30-28"
90 Jayan James/ Dinesh.T AP Arjun Prasad/ Hersen. K.S KER "21-14,21-12"
91 Akshay Dewalkar/ Diju. V AI/ KER Jaseel.P.Ismail/ Jose George KER/ KTK "21-12,21-19"

Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Gayatri reaches Welsh semis

4 Dec 07
ACADEMY trainee Gayatri Vartak notched up her best performance in international Badminton reaching the semifinals of the Welsh International 2007 in Cardiff. In the semis, Gayatri lost to the eventual winner and world no. 53 Gill Pittard of England 16-21,9-21. On the way to the semis, Gayatri beat Munn Tzin Bong of England 21-16,21-10; Chioe Magee (Ireland) 23-21,21-12 and Atu Rosalina Sagita (Indonesia) in the quarters 21-18,15-21,21-15.
Gayatri, who is currently ranked 174 in the world, is sure to improve her ranking by a good margin when the new rankings are released on December 6. Gayatri, along with academy-mate Aditi Mutatkar, was training under British coach Tom John in London prior to participating in the European circuit tournaments.

Monday, December 03, 2007

Hong Kong Open goes China's way

2 Dec 07: Indonesia took two gold and China three at the Hong Kong Open -- Nova Widianto/ Lilyana Natsir and Markis Kido/ Hendra Setiawan getting atop the winners' podium. Good news for Indonesia as the Olympic race hots up.
There must have been some pressure on Lin Dan, but the champ came through in style against Chong Wei in three sets.
Final results :
WS : Xie Xingfang (CHN) beat Zhu Lin (CHN) : 21/19 – 21/14
MxD : Widianto/Natsir (INA) Vs Zheng/Gao (CHN) : 23/21 – 21/18 – 21/19
MS : Lin Dan (CHN) beat Lee Chong Wei (MAL) : 9/21 – 21/15 – 21/15
WD : Du/Yu (CHN) beat Zhang /Wei (CHN) : 22/20 – 13/21 – 21/17
MD : Kido/Setiawan (INA)beat Gunawan/Wijaya (USA/INA) : 21/12 – 18/21 – 21/13