Vaishavi upsets Shruti

NEW DELHI: Vaishavi Sinha pulled off a big upset by beating the top-seeded Shruti Khanna on way to the final of the 90th all-India Ladies amateur golf championship at the Delhi Golf Club course here on Saturday.

The 15-year-old Vaishavi, seeded fourth, edged the former champion 3 and 2 to set up a title clash with 17-year-old Meghna Bal who beat a dogged second seed, Laverry Kumar 2 and 1 in the other semifinal.

The Vikramaditya final will be between Gurbani Singh and Sonia Barman while in the DT Challenge Trophy final, Amrita Sarna will take on Aruna Sharma.

The results (semifinals): Vaishavi Sinha bt Shruti Khanna 3 and 2; Meghna Bal bt Laverry Kumar 2 and 1.

Silver division: Gurbani Singh bt Megha Mehdiratta 5 and 4; Sonia Barman bt Bunty Chopra on 20th.

Bronze division: Aruna Sharma bt Neelu Chopra on 20th; Amrita Sarna bt Jaipreet Ghuman 3 and 2. Special Correspondent