IMPHAL, August 18: Rubashah Hussain today defeated Angita N by 21-18, 21-10 in the first match of the Junior Girls’ (U-17) event of the ongoing State Open Badminton Championship played at the MBA Indoor stadium, DM College campus.
In other matches of the same event played today, N Purnima defeated Donabi Kh by 21-9, 21-14 while Priyanka Bora defeated Kh Roshni by 21-14, 21-13.
In today’s matches of the Men’s singles first round, W Santosh defeated L Ginzalun by 21-19, 21-13, RK Devjit defeated Sanjaykumar by 21-6, 21-7, H Punshiba defeated Kh Romesh by 24-22, 9-21 and 21-12, T Vshankumar defeated L Pakasana by 21-8, 16-21, 21-14, Braindan K defeated M Sadananda by 21-11, 21-15 and Ak Bobocha defeated S Govind by 21-10, 21-6.
In the Women’s singles first round matches played today, Priyanka Bora defeated Deepa Kh by 21-7, 21-7, Rubashah Hussain defeated M Somibala by 21-17, 21-14, and N Purnima defeated P Achumei Pamei by 21-10, 21-7.
In the Mid set Boys’ doubles U-13 first round, Ph Rahul/Surdash defeated Y Manisana/Jabet Khanbu by 21-19, 21-16.
In the Veteran singles 45+ first round, M Sekhar defeated M Rajen by 21-17, 21-19, K Jadumani defeated S Jadumani by 21-10, 21-6 while Th Ranbir defeated Benu Salam 21-13, 7-21 and 21-13.