Twice as nice for shuttler Singhi
Simran Singhi of Ryan International (Malad) won titles in two different categories of the Mumbai Schools Sports Association (MSSA) inter-school badminton championships at the CCI courts on Saturday.
The 13-year-old first won the girls U-14 title defeating top seed Riya Arolkar of Auxillium Convent (Wadala) 21-13, 21-18.
Later, Simran teamed up with Stuti Agarwal to win the girls U-16 team championship. The Malad team beat Lilavatibai Podar (Santacruz) 2-0 in the best-of-three final.
In the first singles, Stuti defeated Lilavatibai Podar’s Radhika Dagaonkar 21-18, 21-17. In the second singles, Simran beat girl’s U-16 top seed Kalpita Sawant 21-18, 21-18 and wrapped up proceedings.
U-16 final results
Girls-U-16: 1-Kalpita Sawant (Lilavatibai Podar, Santacruz) bt 3-Kareena Madan (St Anne's, Fort) 21-17, 21-19; B-U-16: 1-SD Reddy (OLPS, Chembur) bt 2-Pratik Tiwari (Sacred Heart, Worli) 21-8, 21-10.