Nikitha, Jagruthi win Bangalore leg of Red Bull Shuttle Up


Bengaluru, November 16: Nikitha Ramakrishna and Kumari Jagruthi from Fusion Academy and Sky Sports Badminton Academy respectively emerged victorious in the Red Bull Shuttle Up’s Bangalore qualifiers here on Saturday.

The duo put up a strong fight against Poojitha and Niharika Sridhar from Racqueteers Academy managing to win the finals in straight games 11- 8, 11- 4 in just 14 minutes. They will now play the National Finals which will be held in Hyderabad on 8th December.

A total of 24 teams participated in the tournament and the winning duo will now be up against the other winners of qualifying rounds in Delhi, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Guwahati and Mumbai. The winners of the national finals will play against Ashwini Ponnappa and her partner.


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