Sourabh, Uttejitha win All India Badminton titles

The tournament, which carried a total of Rs. five lakh as prize money, will serve as a qualification competition for the upcoming Asian Games.

Sourabh Verma registered a stunning victory over top seed Pratul Joshi to clinch the title.   -  PTI

Sourabh Verma came back from a game down to defeat top seed Pratul Joshi 17-21, 21-14, 21-18 to clinch the Yonex Sunrise All India senior ranking badminton tournament in Bengaluru on Sunday.

In the women's section, second seed Sai Uttejitha Rao beat Rituparna Das 21-15, 7-21, 21-15 to win the title.

The tournament, which carried a total of Rs. five lakh as prize money, will serve as a qualification competition for the upcoming Asian Games.

The results: (Finals): Singles: Men: Sourabh Verma bt Pratul Joshi 17-21, 21-14, 21-18; Women: Sai Uttejitha Rao bt Rituparna Das 21-15, 7-21, 21-15.
Doubles: Men: M.R. Arjun & Shlok Ramachandran bt G. Krishna Prasad & Dhruv Kapila 21-14, 21-16; Women: Rutuparna Panda & Aratha Sara Sunil bt Simran Singhi & Ritika Thaker 21-10, 21-12.
Mixed doubles: Dhruv Kapila & Meghana Jakkampudi bt Arun George & Aratha Sara Sunil 19-21, 21-12, 21-9.