Teen Rituparna Das stuns No 2 Tanvi Lad

Dec 12, 2014, 07:10 IST | Sundari Iyer

Junior national champion Rituparna Das stunned World No 64 and second seed at the Tata Open India International Challenge here Tanvi Lad 21-16, 21-11 to enter the quarter-finals of the women's singles at the CCI's badminton courts yesterday

Junior national champion Rituparna Das stunned World No 64 and second seed at the Tata Open India International Challenge here Tanvi Lad 21-16, 21-11 to enter the quarter-finals of the women's singles at the CCI's badminton courts yesterday.

Eighteen-year-old Das shocked Lad, the 2013 runner-up of the Swiss International Challenge, in just 36 minutes with some fine net play and quick, short rallies. Both Das and Lad train at the Gopichand Academy in Hyderabad.

Rituparna Das
Rituparna Das 

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