Defending champion Mahatma Gandhi University (Kottayam) will meet last year’s runner-up Jain University (Bangalore) in the women’s final of the South Zone inter-university badminton championship at the Manipal University here on Thursday.

The results: Women: Semifinals: Mahatma Gandhi, Kottayam bt Kerala 2-0 (Arathi Sara Sunil bt P. Ashwathy 21-8, 21-9; Arathi & Agna Anto bt Malavika Mathew & Neethu Ninan 21-6, 21-12); Jain, Bangalore bt Anna, Chennai 2-0 (Jacqueline Rose Kunnath bt Gokhula Lakshmi 21-8, 21-13; Jacqueline & Poorvisha bt Gokhula & Ramya 21-12, 21-17).

Quarterfinals: Jain bt Calicut 2-0; Anna bt Visveshvaraya Tech., Belgaum 2-0, Kerala bt Bangalore 2-1, MG bt Jawaharlal Nehru Tech., Kakinada 2-0. Men’s quarterfinals: Andhra, Vishakhapatnam bt Manipal 3-0; Bangalore bt Mangalore, Mangalagangotri 3-0, Mahatma Gandhi, Kottayam bt Kerala, Tvm 3-0.

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