Latest Badminton News and Articles

Aparna Balan enters semis

1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Category: Badminton News Published: 20 December 2006
Written by BadmintonPlanet.com Hits: 694
JAMSHEDPUR, Dec 20: Aparna Balan of Kerala created a major upset by beating nine time national champion Aparna Popat to enter the women's semi-final of the 3rd J R D Tata All India senior prize money Badminton tournament.

Trupti Murgunde, B R Meenakshi and Sayali Gokhale also notched up wins to move into the last four.

Balan won the first game 21-6, but Popat bounced back by taking the second 21-7. But Balan won the decider 21-14 to clinch the 55-minute match.

Balan will face Aditi Mutatkar (Maharashtra), who defeated Sayali Gokhale (AI) in a straight games 21-16 21-18 in another quarter-final match.

Top seed Trupti Murgunde of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) got the better of Dhania Nair (Rlys) 21-5, 21-5.

Meenakshi trounced Krishna Deka Raja (Asm) 21-16, 21-7 in another quarter-final match.

Murgunde will take on her PSPB team-mate B R Meenakshi in the other semi-final to be played tomorrow.

In the men's singles, 6th seed Utsav Mishra (AI) will take on Thomas Kurien (Kerala) and 3rd seed Rohan Castelino (KTK) will clash with Ravinder Singh (UP) in the semi-finals on Thursday.

(source: IndiaTimes)zd
  • No comments found

Facebook

Twitter

Google Plus

Replays: World Champs 2014

playbutton-2014-square-world-championships

Watch Replays

Related Badminton News

  • Recent News
  • Popular
We're not giving up on you, Chong Wei!

Kuala Lumpur: World number one Lee Chong Wei arrived at the

Soon Huat, Iskandar need to step up at the Asian Games

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian men's singles coach - Tey Seu Bock u

Malaysia wins three titles at Malaysia Intl. Under-19 Champs

Kota Kinabalu: Under the new 11x5 scoring system, Malaysia's

Carolina Marin Receives Sport Merit Royal Order

Madrid: The winner of 2014 BWF Badminton World Championships

Video: Badminton is the most "dangerous" sport on earth

Hanoi: Thanks to the quick work of a match referee, no-one w

Lin Dan joins torch relay for 2014 Youth Olympics

Nanjing: Two times Olympic gold medalist Lin Dan was one of

Recommended Videos

  • 2013 Japan Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Malaysia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Korea Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 All England - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 Singapore Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Hong Kong Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Championships - Badminton Videos
  • 2014 India Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 World Superseries Finals - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Indonesia Open - Badminton Videos
  • 2013 Denmark Open - Badminton Videos
Previous Next