Hyderabad: Pranav Rao Gandham and Rakshita Sree from Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy emerged champions in the men’s and women’s categories respectively at the Gaudium Annual Badminton Championship, on Tuesday.
In the men’s final, Pranav defeated Jayant Rana 21-16, 13-21, 21-9. In the women’s singles final, Rakshita rallied from a game down to defeat LBS’ K Sreshta Reddy 16-21, 21-12, 21-15.
Men: Pranav Rao Gandham, (PGBA) bt Jayant Rana (PGBA) 21-16 13-21 21-9;
Women: Rakshita Sree (PGBA) bt K Sreshta Reddy (LBS) 16-21 21-12 21-15;
Men’s Doubles: Khwairakpam Manjit Singh/Konthoujam Dingku Singh (PGBA) bt Numair Shaik/Rahul Azad (BBBA) 25-23 21-14;
Women’s Doubles: Sahithi Bandi/Treesa Jolly (PGBA) bt Priya Devi Konjengbam/Sanyogita Ghorpade (Suchitra) 21-15 21-19;
Mixed Doubles: Kavya Gupta/Rohan Kapoor (PGBA) bt Edwin Joy/Treesa Jolly (PGBA) 17-21 21-17 21-19.
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