Coimbatore: P. Soundarajan and K.A.Vikasini from Coimbatore defeated their opponents with relative ease to enter the under-10 boys’ and girls’ final of the Tamil Nadu State junior ranking badminton championship here on Friday.

Soundarajan crushed the hopes of Madurai’s Aravind Kumar 21-13, 21-6 while Vikasini scored a 21-2, 21-5 win over local girl S. Athmika.

Other results:

Boys: U-10 (semifinals): Akshay Khanna (Cud) bt P.T. Harshath (Cbe) 21-17, 21-16.

Girls:

U-10 (semifinals): Amaran Yogita (Mdu) bt Keerthi Malini (Cbe) 21-9, 21-9.

U-13 (pre-quarterfinals): Rashmi Babu (Cbe) bt Anamika R. Suresh 21-0, 21-3; Sneha Kamath bt Saru Krishna (Cbe) 21-3, 21-8; M. Roshni bt J. Divya (Cbe) 21-7, 21-2; G. Shibani (Cbe) bt Priyanka Rajani (Cbe) 21-7, 21-8; S. Sadhana (Cbe) bt D. Gayathri (Slm) 21-18, 21-18; V. Ramani (Vlr) bt R. Vishrutha (Cbe) 21-19, 22-20; Arpita Lulla (Cbe) bt M. Nikita (Slm) 21-12, 21-13; A. Subodhaya (Rmd) bt N. Bhuvaneswari (Mdu) 21-6, 21-19; Afreen Fatima bt Hansika (Cud) 21-2, 21-14.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): M. Roshni / Aditi Anand bt Aswiya Lenin / Anamika R. Suresh 21-1, 21-1; Rashmi Babu / Vikasini bt Bhuvaneswari / Khasma (Mdu) 21-3, 21-6; Shibani / Vishrutha bt D. Gayathri / M. Nikita 20-22, 21-13, 21-16; Arpita Lulla / Sneha Kamath bt Saro Krishna / J. Divya 21-5, 21-6; Subodaya / Janani bt Akshaya / Nikita 21-15, 21-16; Afrin Fatima / Vathula Ramani bt Subashree / Soundarya (Cbe) 21-13, 21-18; Merlin Rachel / Parish Kirutha bt Athmika / Priyanka 21-7, 21-9. — Sports Reporter

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