Top-seeded Siril Varma of Andhra Pradesh justified his seeding to win the boys’ under-15 singles crown in the all-India sub-junior ranking badminton tournament at the Sidhu Kanu stadium in Durgapur on Sunday. Siril got the better of second seed Arintap Dasgupta of Bengal in straight games in the final.
The results: Boys: U-15: Final: Siril Varma (AP) bt Arintap Dasgupta (Ben) 21-17 21-14. Semifinals: Siril bt Kartikey Gulshan Kumar (Del) 21-13, 21-11; Arintap bt Lakshya Sen (Utr) 21-12 21-17.
U-13: Final: Angad Borchetia (Asm) bt Aakash Yadav (Del) 14-21, 21-16, 21-12. Semifinals: Angad bt Abhyansh Singh (U.P.) 21-17, 21-23, 21-13; Yadav bt Akash Thakur (Bih) 21-19, 13-21, 21-18.
Girls: U-15: Final: Kanika Kanwal (Del) bt Ashmita Chaliha (Asm) 21-12 21-11. Semifinals: Kanika bt Bhavya Rishi (Del) 18-21, 21-12, 21-17; Ashmita bt Deepthi Ramesh (Mah) 21-13, 21-12.
U-13: Final: A. Akshita (AP) bt Shivani Pathi (Kar) 21-18, 21-14. Semifinals: Shivani bt R. Faizan (AP) 21-5, 19-21, 21-17; Akshita bt Deyashi Kanjibillya (Jha) 22-20, 21-11.