Junior World Badminton Championships: 6 Indians in Singles Round 3, 6 in Doubles Round 2

On Day 1, Indian Singles and Doubles Junior impressed reaching Round 3 and Round 2, respectively. In Singles, Lakshya Sen seeded 2nd is India’s best hope for a medal while in Women’s Singles Aakarshi Kashyap is seeded 8th. In Singles, after 5 rounds players will reach quarterfinals. In Doubles, after 4 rounds players will reach quarterfinals. Men’s Doubles has 2017 Dutch Junior Open Runners up Dhruv Kapila and Krishna Prasad seeded 3rd.

On Day 1, 2 rounds were played in Singles.
Results for India:
Reached Round 3

    Women’s Singles: 8th seed Aakarshi Kashyap, Gayatri Gopichand Pullela, Ashmita Chaliha
    Men’s Singles: 2nd Seed Lakshya Sen, 13th seed Kartikey Gulshan Kumar, Rahul Bhardwaj

Reached Round 2 in Doubles

    Women’s Doubles: Rituparna Panda / Mithula U K, Malvika Bansod / Deeksha Choudhary, Simran Singh / Ritika Thaker
    Men’s Doubles: 3rd seed Krishna Prasad Garaga / Dhruv Kapila, Manjit Singh Khwairakpam / Dingku Singh Konthoujam, Sanjai Srivatsa Dhanraj / Siddarth Elango

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