Grover, Yanmei triumph in India Open cadet and Junior TT

Oct 21, 2013, 01:09 IST | A Correspondent

Second seed Sudhanshu Grover of India and Yang Yanmei of China registered contrasting victories to emerge junior boys' and girls' champions, respectively, in the USD8,000 Reliance India Junior and Cadet Open, at the NSCI-Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium yesterday.

India junior No 2 Grover overcame arch-rival and top seed Abhishek Yadav 11-2, 16-14, 12-10, 4-11, 11-7 in a tight championship round.

Sudhanshu Grover
Sudhanshu Grover of India celebrates his win over top seed Abhishek Yadav in the Junior Boys final of the Junior and Cadet Open TT championships at Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium in Worli yesterday. Pic/Shadab Khan

Meanwhile, Yanmei beat Sagarika Mukherjee 11-6, 11-2, 11-4, 14-16, 9-11, 5-11, 12-10 in the girls’ junior category.

Other results: Cadet boys' singles: Birdie Boro bt Arjun Ghosh 3-0; Cadet girls singles: Sagarika Mukherjee bt Sreeja Akula 3-2; Junior boys' doubles: Sameera K/Rohit R bt Abhishek Y/Sudhanshu G 15-13, 11-6, 11-7; Junior girls doubles: Suthirtha Mukherjee/Ayhika Mukherjee bt Manika Batra/Reeth Tennison 11-5, 10-12, 12-10, 11-3. 

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