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Unnati Hooda breezes into the Badminton Asia Junior Championships quarterfinals.

New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI):Rising shuttler Unnati Hooda of India swept into the U-17 women’s singles quarter-finals at the Badminton Asia U-17 & U-15 Junior Championships 2022 with a convincing victory in Nonthaburi, Thailand, extending her impressive winning streak.

In the last-16 match, the Odisha Open champion defeated Nutchavee Sittiteeranan.

of Thailand with a score of 21-11, 21-19.Unnati won the first set comfortably, starting the match with confidence, but was pushed hard in the second.The Indian, on the other hand, played brilliantly and maintained her composure even when the match was poised at 18-18 to win the set and the match.

According to a statement that was made public by the Badminton Association of India, top-seeded Unnati will now face South Korean Min Ji Kim in the quarterfinals tomorrow.

Dhruv Negi and Anmol Kharb lost in the other U-17 pre-quarterfinals.In the men’s section, fifth-seeded Dhruv lost 16-21, 13-21 to Indonesia’s Ryan Widyanto. In the women’s singles, Anmol fought hard against Malaysia’s Dania Sofea but lost 17-21, 21-19, 13-21 in a close match.

In addition to Unnati, India’s two doubles teams won to advance to the U-17 pre-quarterfinals.

Arsh Mohammad and Sanskar Saraswat, a men’s doubles team, defeated Daniswara Mahrizal and Andre Mukuan, an Indonesian team, 21-12, 21-10, in just 20 minutes.While Arul Ravi and Srinidhi Narayanan easily defeated Rachprung Akat and Hathaithip Mijad of Thailand in mixed doubles, winning 21-14, 21-17.

In the round-of-32 match, the women’s doubles teams of Navya Kanderi and Rakshitha Ramraj, Vennala Kalagotla and Shriyanshi Valishetty, and the men’s doubles team of Divyam Arora and Mayank Arora both lost.

Tanvi Andluri and Durga Kandrapu, on the other hand, advanced to the Last 16 of the U-15 women’s doubles competition after defeating Sunisa Lekjula and Pimchanok Sutthiviriyakul, both of Thailand, by scores of 21-18, 22-20.In the U-15 round-of-32 match, the men’s doubles team of Bjorn Jaison and Aathish Sreenivas PV defeated the Thai duo of Thanik Foo and Woranan Saengvanich by scores of 18-21, 21-10, and 21-16.

Tanvi Reddy and Durga Esha Kandrapu, top seeds in the U-15 women’s doubles.

defeated Sunisa Lekjula and Pimchanok Sutthiviriyakul, a local pair, 21-18 22-20 to advance to the pre-quarterfinals.

Navya Kanderi and Rakshitha Sree Santhosh Ramraj, the fourth seed in the women’s U-17 doubles, were knocked out in the round of 32 by the Japanese team of Akari Kamio and Nayu Shirakawa, who won by scores of 12-21, 11-21.

Unseeded Thai duo Hathaithip Mijad and Huzwaney Momin knocked second seed Vennala Kalagotla and Shriyanshi Valishetty of India out of the first round of women’s doubles 21-16, 21-15.

In the U-17 men’s doubles, Indonesia’s Muhammad Baqir Al Hanif and Muhammad Rajendra Hugo Fausta defeated India’s fifth-seeded Divyam Arora and Mayank Rana 21-17, 11-21, 19-21.

Arsh Mohammad and Sanskar Saraswat, the sixth-seeded men’s U-17 doubles team, defeated Indonesia’s Daniswara Mahrizal and Yeremia Dwi Andre Mukuan 21-12, 21-10 to advance to the pre-quarterfinals.

On Thursday, top-seeded Unnati Hooda advanced to the women’s singles U-17 quarterfinals at the Badminton Asia U-17 and U-15 Junior Championships in Thailand.

In a round of 16 match, Odisha Open champion Unnati defeated Thai 14th seed Nutchavee Sittiteeranan 21-11, 21-19.

Dania Sofea of Malaysia defeated India’s Anmol Kharb 17-21, 21-19, 13-21 in another women’s U-17 match.

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