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19 Jul, 2018
The Asia Junior
Championships commenced on Wednesday at Jakarta. The inaugural round for the
Indian shuttler was assorted in the singles events of the tournament. The
Badminton Asia Junior Championship 2018 updates for the first round was totally
blissful as the women shuttlers, Dipti Kutty Medha Shashidharan and Kavipriya
Selvam, made it through the inaugural matches.
Dipti thrashed out her
opponent, Aisha Zhumabek of Kazakh by 21-18,21-13, on the other hand, Medha
Shashidharan also foiled her rival Iya Gordeyeva of Kazakhstan in an easy game
21-9,21-10. Also, Kavipriya, in the women’s singles category whipped out
Myanmar’s Seng Jar Nan 21-5, 21-8.
In the men’s singles, the national
no 3 player and 16th seeded player Kiran George maintained his spot in the
match as he thwarted his Malaysian counterpart Chong King Ling 24-22,21-16.
Meanwhile, Aman Sanjay
Farogh surrendered in the first round to his 10th seeded Indonesian opponent,
Karono Karono 16-21,21-16,17-21. The battle was intense and back-breaking,
after which Aman lost the ultimate game of the match.
However, the pair of
Srikrishna Sai and Srishti Jupudi along with their compatriot pair of Orijit
Chaliha and Preethi in the mixed doubles could not make it and lost in the