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Badminton Asia Junior Championships: Unnati Hooda enters quarterfinals

Prime seed Unnati Hooda entered the quarterfinals of the ladies’s singles U-17 class of the Badminton Asia U-17 and U-15 Junior Championships in Thailand on Thursday.

Odisha Open champion Unnati defeated 14th seed Nutchavee Sittiteeranan of Thailand 21-11, 21-19 in a spherical of 16 match.

In one other girls’s U-17 match, India’s Anmol Kharb was proven the door by Malaysia’s Dania Sofea 17-21, 21-19, 13-21.

Within the U-15 girls’s doubles, prime seeds Tanvi Reddy and Durga Esha Kandrapu defeated native pair of Sunisa Lekjula and Pimchanok Sutthiviriyakul 21-18 22-20 to enter the pre-quarterfinals.

Within the girls’s doubles U-17, fourth seed Navya Kanderi and Rakshitha Sree Santhosh Ramraj have been shocked by within the spherical of 32 by Japanese pair of Akari Kamio and Nayu Shirakawa 12-21, 11-21.

There was one other upset within the girls’s doubles opening spherical as unseeded Thai pair of Hathaithip Mijad and Huzwaney Momin shocked second seed Vennala Kalagotla and Shriyanshi Valishetty of India 21-16, 21-15.

Within the U-17 males’s doubles, India’s fifth seeded pair of Divyam Arora and Mayank Rana have been shocked by Indonesia’s Muhammad Baqir Al Hanif and Muhammad Rajendra Hugo Fausta 21-17, 11-21, 19-21.

Males’s U-17 doubles pair of Arsh Mohammad and Sanskar Saraswat, seeded sixth, eased its means into the pre-quarterfinals, beating Indonesia’s Daniswara Mahrizal and Yeremia Dwi Andre Mukuan and 21-12, 21-10.

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