Kumar and Sanichara win E-Networks Easter Badminton tournament

first_imgCHRISTINA Kumar and Easa Sanichara were crowned winners in the E-Networks B-Division Easter Badminton Tournament, which was played on Friday at the National Gymnasium.In the female competition, Kumar got past Stephanie Sajar 21-12, 21-7 in the quarterfinals, before defeating Emelia Ramdhani in the semi-finals.The battle against the mother of national champions, Priyanna and Narayan Ramdhani, was intense and it took Kumar three sets to advance. She battled back from a 19-21 loss to win 21-9 and 21-14.In the final, Kumar eased past Anna Perreira 21-8 and 21-2. The second place finisher had battled past Ayanna Watson 21-12, 19-21 and 21-15.Ramdhani and Perreira settled for joint third.In the Ladies Singles Consolation final, Kaylie Anthon got the better of Khaya Boswick 21-11, 21-17.In the men’s singles, Sanichara defeated Elion Beaton 21-4, 21-12 in the quarterfinals, before he got past Isaac Mallampati 21-14 and 21-12 in the final four and Hemraj Beharry 21-16 and 22-20 in the grand finale.Beharry had defeated Jamal Shamsudeen 21-11 and 21-16 in the semifinals.Meanwhile, in the men’s consolation final, Matthew Beharry got past Shimron Lewis 21-16, 21-17.last_img

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