: Aditya Joshi and Rituparna Das cleared the first round hurdle, in the boys' and girls' sections, of the German junior badminton championship in Berlin on Thursday.

The results (Indian players only):

Singles first round : Boys : Aditya Joshi bt Mathias Deininger (Ger) 21-15, 25-23; Arshalan Naqvi bt Johannes Pistorius (Ger) 21-12, 21-12; Shreyansh Jaiswal bt David Peng (Ger) 23-21, 21-12.

Girls : Rituparna Das bt Yin Fun Lim (Mas) 21-16, 17-21, 21-16; G. Ruthvika Shivani w/o Natalya Rogova (Rus); Anjali Rawat bt Ozge Ozer (Tur) 21-17, 12-21, 21-17; Reshma Karthik bt Hye Rin Kim (Kor) 21-15, 21-13; Hyo Min Kim (Kor) bt S. Poorvisha Ram 21-15, 21-5; Soo Yeon Yeng (Kor) bt D. Sudha Kalyani 21-16, 21-16.