MSSA: Shuttler Aditya to meet Dhruv in final

Updated: Nov 29, 2016, 12:33 IST | A Correspondent

Aditya Desai of Utpal Sanghvi Global School (Juhu) will meet Dhruv Patel of Udayachal High School (Vikhroli) in the final of the U-16 boys' group in the Mumbai Schools Sports Association (MSSA) inter-school badminton tournament at the Bombay Gymkhana

Aditya Desai of Utpal Sanghvi Global School (Juhu) will meet Dhruv Patel of Udayachal High School (Vikhroli) in the final of the U-16 boys' group in the Mumbai Schools Sports Association (MSSA) inter-school badminton tournament at the Bombay Gymkhana.

In the semi-finals, Aditya won points at crucial stages to defeat Yash Pawar 21-13, 21-19 while, Dhruv overcame a stiff challenge from Rahul Vyas 15-21, 21-12, 21-12 in an intensely fought three-game battle.

In the girls' U-16 semis, Pooja Kachare of St Columbia High School secured a 21-10, 21-16 win over Saniya Shivalkar to set up a final clash with Mekhla Ambekar of RN Podar (Santacruz), who defeated the left-handed Shivani Herlekar 21-15, 21-8.

In the U-14 group, Tanishq Saxena will play against Dhruv Oza, while Rudra Rane will clash with Hrissha Dubey in the finals.

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