Aakarshi Kashyap wins girls’ singles title at All India Junior U-19 badminton tournament 2018
Aakarshi Kashyap from Chhattisgarh has won the girls’ singles title at the Yonex Sunrise All India Junior U-19 badminton tournament 2018 in New Delhi on May 27, 2018. In the final, she defeated S Kavipriya. In the boys’ singles final, Priyanshu Rajawat of Madhya Pradesh scored an upset victory over fifth seeded Kiran George of Kerala to win title. Beside this, the duo of Krishna Sai Podile and Sristhi Jupudi registered a hard-fought 21-17, 21-16 victory over the pair of Edwin Joy and Nafeesah Sara Siraj in 35 minutes to win the mixed doubles title. The tournament doubled up as selection event for 2018 Junior Asian Team Championship slated to be held in Indonesia in July.