Seventh-seeded Bhuwan Sethi knocked out top-seeded Manish Rawat 21-15, 16-21, 21-16 to meet Bharat Bajaj in the men’s singles final of the Delhi State ranking badminton tournament here on Thursday.

In the other semifinals, third seed Bajaj upstaged second seed Deepanshu Sharma 22-20, 21-18.

The women’s final will be between top seed Gauri Asija and third seed Shraddha Srivastava. Gauri was fortunate to be in the final after Yamini Sharma, leading 21-15, 19-14, sprained her ankle and conceded the match. Shraddha surprised second seed Garishma Anand 21-15, 21-13.

The results (semifinals): Men: Bhuwan Sethi bt Manish Rawat 21-15, 16-21, 21-16; Bharat Bajaj bt Deepanshu Sharma 22-20, 21-18. Women: Shraddha Srivastava bt Garishma Anand 21-15, 21-13; Gauri Asija bt Yamini Sharma 15-21, 14-19 (conceded).

Boys (under-13): Mohd Afraz bt Vikas Yadav 21-14, 21- 19; Akash Yadav bt Manish 21-7, 21-8. Under-15: Akash Yadav bt Anant Bhardwaj 21-16, 21-19; Gunjan Jha bt Abhishek Tomar 21-10, 21-15. Under-17: Arjun Gupta bt Gunjan Jha 17-21, 26-24, 21-14; Saurav Tomar bt Anant Bhardwaj 14-21, 21-18, 21-18. Under-19: Deepanshu Sharma bt Pranay Arya 21-12, 21-12; Dhruv Kumar bt Saurav Tomar 21-13, 21-18.

Girls: Under-13: Riya Sachan bt Bharti Pal 21-12, 21-13; Vibhuti Sharma bt Likhita 21-16, 14-21, 21-11. Under-15: Riya Sachan bt Likhita 21-18, 21-14; Anamika Kashyap bt Surbhi 21-15, 21-17. Under-17: Brinda Singh bt Riya Sachan 17-21, 21-17, 23-21; Anamika Kashyap bt Lavanya 21-12, 21-7. Under-19: Gauri Asija bt Anamika Kashyap 21-9, 21-9; Brinda Singh bt Lavanya 21-12, 21-10.

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