Unseeded Tulika Chaurasia of Uttar Pradesh defeated top seed R. Vinitha of Tamil Nadu 0-21, 11-9, 14-10 in the junior girls’ singles pre-quarterfinal match in the 41st junior National carrom championship in progress at Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) on Wednesday.

The results:

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Boys: Junior: M. Talib (Chandigrah) bt K. Venkatesh (TN) 14-10, 21-9, S. W. Ali (UP) bt Hameed (And) 21-0, 19-9, Md. Hassan (Chandigrah) bt Sk. Basheer (Bih) 10-16, 18-1, 21-0, K. Hariharan (TN) bt B. Ali (Bih) 20-5, 6-19, 12-8, A. Pawan Kumar (And) bt M. Charan (Ker) 21-5, 21-1, D. Choudary (Ben) bt Ajit Kumar (TN) 14-6, 21-16, Akhil Kumar (UP) bt Dilleswara Rao (And) 20-6, 15-1, S. Sekhar (Jharkhand) bt P. Pradeep Kumar (UP) 9-13, 12-9, 15-14.

Youth: Abdul Rehman (UP) bt Bharat (Chhattisgarh) 21-11, 21-11, Vinay (UP) bt Ankur Singh (Har) 21-9, 21-3, A. Ahmed (MP ) bt Ansari Raja (TN) 13-7, 21-0, Sonu Choudary (Assam) bt Gowtham Singh (Mani) 15-0, 6-13, 13-12, W. Akthar (Bih) bt E. Ahmed (UP) 21-9, 9-18, 20-4, Nayeem Ansari (Mah) bt Sk. Elahi (And) 7-10, 17-1, 16-14, Tanveer (UP) bt M. Khan (Chhattisgarh) 21-0, 21-4, Aditya Raj (TN) bt Manish Gupta (Jharkhand) 21-0, 21-0.

Girls: Junior: Tulika Chaurasia (UP) bt R. Vinitha (TN) 0-21, 11-9, 14-10, Nilam (Mah) bt Neha Kumar (Bih) 21-11, 19-18, Haryali Singh (UP) bt K. Nagajyothi (TN) 18-15, 9-17, 9-8, Priya Sharma (Chandigrah) bt Mounica Devi (Mani) 17-9, 14-5, Kajjal (Bihar) bt B. Mayuri (Mah) 21-5, 21-10, Krutika Vani (Mah) bt Nidhi Gupta (Chandigrah) 20-12, 8-17, 21-9, K. Aishwariya (TN) bt Bidya Sanu (Mani) 13-2, 21-5, Tuba (Chandigrah) bt A. Archana (TN) 21-10, 21-0.

Youth: Kamana Gupta (UP) bt Sruchi Kumari (Bih) 14-2, 19-5, Vrushali Patil (Mah) Pushpadeep Sharma (MP) 21-0 , 21-0, Himakshi Baidya (Ass) bt Aishwariya Kushwaha (UP) 15-5, 21-0, Jyothi Pravalika (TN) bt Beena Das (Bengal) 7-9, 19-3, 21-0, P. Jayasree (TN) bt Farheen (Chandigrah) 3-16, 10-5, 21-1, Bibha Kumari (Bih) bt K. Ansari (UP) 21-0, 21-0, A. Bhavani (And) w/o Hameena (MP), Mitali (Mah) bt Meenakshi (UP) 21-0, 21-0.

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