Tanisha Crasto shows her supremacy again at the UAE Open.
Dubai - Evergreen Raphel, Rianto advance in men's above 45 event
Tanisha Crasto overpowered Nida Najeeb 21-13, 21-12 to win the under 16 title, at the multi-category 39th India Club UAE Open Badminton Tournament 2016, Sunday night.
Tanisha Crasto, a top player from the young talent base available in the UAE, overpowered Nida Najeeb 21-13, 21-12.
Rishita Rajith defeated Danica Ferrao 23-21, 21-10 to lift the girls under 10 crown. Danica gave Rishita a tough time in the first set but the fitter and faster Rishita went about her business in a brisk manner in the second, to wrap up the issue comfortably.
In the two semifinal matches played in the veterans singles above 45 category, evergreen Xavier Raphel beat Roby Varghese 21-14, 21-14 and Fahyani Rianto defeated James Varghese 21-11, 21-15.
In the masters mixed doubles 40 event, Mohammed Moin Ahmed partnered Vivian Silva to douse Reji Thomas and Vidya Manghnani 23-21, 21-14.
Girls Singles U/10: Final: Rishita Rajith bt Danica Ferrrao 23-21, 21-10.
Girls Singles U/12: Quarterfinal: Nidhi Desai bt Thanseeha Charivupuradathil Biju 21-19, 23-21.
Girls Singles U/12: Devika Pillai bt Sakshi Prakash Kurbkhelgi 21-14, 21-9.
Quarterfinal: Ganga Pradeep bt Aleena Qathum 21-10, 21-18.
Girls Singles U/14: Haarini Sai bt Aleena Qathum 21-7, 21-9; Angelia Ann bt Nanda Subramanian 21-12, 21-12.
Girls Singles U/16: Final: Tanisha Crasto bt Nida Najeeb 21-13, 21-12.
Men's Singles: Imam Adi Admaja bt Amin Samnani 21-4, 21-4.
Masters Doubles above 40: Shoaib Butt/Waqas Ahmed bt Ravikumar Padmanabhan/Vijaysekharan Narayanan 21-6, 21-13; Kochumon Saymal / Shaji bt Francis David Colquhoun / Mukund Joshi 21-17, 21-18; Jacob Jackson / Venugopal Gopalan bt Shine Jose / Sriram Ram 21-19, 21-13; Kochumon Saymal / Shaji bt Venugopal Gopalan / Jacob Jackson 18-21, 21-18, 21-18; Nitin Gandhi / Siyad Mohammed w/o Madhu Madahil / Partner; James Varghese / Mohammad Moeen Ahmed bt Antony Thomas / Jijimon Augustine 21-8, 21-5; Shaji Das / Sijumon bt Reji Thomas / Santhosh Keparambath 19-21, 21-19, 21-16; James Varghese / Mohammad Moeen Ahmed bt Siyad Mohammed / Nitin Ghandi 21-16, 14-21, 21-19.
Veteran's Singles above 45 (seemifinals): Xavier Raphel bt Roby Varghese 21-14, 21-14; Fahyani Rianto bt James Varghese 21-11, 21-15.
Veteran's Doubles above 45: Alam Shah / Fiyani Rianto bt Pradeep Kumar / Arun Kelangath 21-10, 21-7.
Masters Mixed Doubles above 40: Quarterfinal: Mohammad Moeen Ahmed / Vivian Silva bt Reji Thomas / Vidya Manghnani 23-21, 21-14.