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Shuttlers Sridhar, Lad bag ranking titles

Posted on Feb 08 2014 | IANS

Bangalore, Feb 8 : Anup Sridhar (Karnataka) and Tanvi Lad (Air India) scored upset victories to claim the men's and women's singles titles in the All-India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament here Saturday.

In the men's singles final, No.2 seed Sridhar overcame top seed Sourabh Varma (Petroleum) 21-18, 8-21, 21-14 in an hour.

The third ranked Lad took 40 minutes to overcome second seeded Rituparna Das 21-17, 21-19 in the women's final.

Other final results:

Mixed Doubles: 1-Tarun Kona/Ashwini Ponnappa bt 2-K. Nandagopal/N. Siki Reddy 21-14, 21-14.

Women's doubles: 3-Meghana J./N. Siki Reddy bt 1-Prajakta Sawant/Arathi Sara Sunil 21-19, 21-19.

Men's doubles: Pranaav Jerry Chopra/Akshay Dewalkar bt K. Nandagopal/T. Hemanagendra Babu 21-9, 22-20.

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