Ajay Jacob Alexander won the boy's under-10 singles title in the Thiruvananthapuram district badminton championships at the Aditya indoor courts on Saturday.

In the final, Ajay defeated Shyam Prasad 21-19, 21-18.

In the girl's section, A.R. Meenakshi and V. Shankari won the titles in the under-13 and under-10 categories respectively.

The results:

Men: Singles: Jithin Suresh bt R.S. Prejin 21-16, 21-12; R.J. Anand bt Bichu 21-8, 16-21, 21-11; Manoj bt Girisankar 21-9, 21-13; Balasubramanian bt Vishnu Rajendran 11-21, 21-13, 21-11.

Boys: Under-16: Quarterfinals: S. Bichu bt Aditya Venat 21-15, 21-7; Amal Britto bt R.S. Prajin 21-15, 22-20; M.R. Atul bt Naveen Roy 21-14, 21-14; Adarsh Mahadevan bt Sai Krishnan 21-9, 21-11.

Under-13: Doubles: Final: R.S. Bibin / Nikith George Mathew bt Naveen Roy / Ashik Mohammed 19-21, 21-13, 21-12.

Under-10: Singles: Final: Ajay Jacob Alexander bt Shyam Prasad 21-19, 21-18. Doubles: Final: Sanker Prasad / Shyam Prasad bt Ajay Jacob Alexander / Amresh 27-25, 22-20.

Girls: Under-10: Singles: Final: V. Sankari bt Nandana Sarkar 21-5, 21- 9.

Under-13: Singles: Final: A.R. Meenakshi bt Riya Raju 21-7, 21-3.

Under 16: Semifinals: J.K. Malavika bt Chippy Roy 21-12, 21-5; Ashna Roy bt S. Aparna 21-8, 21-8 .

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