The Yonex-Sunrise 85th Senior National Badminton Championships 2023 unfolded a series of gripping matches and unexpected outcomes from December 20 to December 24 in Guwahati, Assam.
Men’s Singles: Chirag Sen clinches the title as Tharun M faces a setback
In a thrilling Men’s Singles final, the 4th seed Tharun M faced off against the formidable Chirag Sen. The closely contested match concluded with Chirag Sen claiming the title with a score of 14-21, 21-13, 9-21. Notably, top seed Lakshya Sen exited in the quarter-finals against Bharat Raghav, while Seed No.2 Kiran George bowed out in the semi-finals against Chirag Sen.
Women’s Singles: Tanvi Sharma’s Resilience Amidst Setback
The Women’s Singles final witnessed Tanvi Sharma’s valiant effort, marred by a third-game retirement due to a knee injury against Anmol Kharb. The scoreline stood at 21-15, 17-21, 8-16. Tanvi’s journey to the final included impressive victories over Seed No.1 Aakarshi Kashyap in the quarter-finals and Seed No.8 Isharani Baruah in the semi-finals.
Men’s Doubles: Krishan Prasad G. and Vishnuvardhan Gound P. Face Upset
In a surprising turn of events, the Men’s Doubles top seeds Krishan Prasad G. and Vishnuvardhan Gound P. fell short against the challenge posed by K.Pruthvi Roy (Seed No.6) and Suraj Goala. The intense match concluded with a scoreline of 22-20, 22-24, 14-21.
Women’s Doubles: Konjengbam-Mishra Duo Triumphs Over Thaker-Singhi Pair
The Women’s Doubles final witnessed Ritika Thaker & Simran Singhi in a tough battle against Priya Devi Konjengbam (Seed No.3) & Shruti Mishra. The match showcased exceptional skills and teamwork, with Konjengbam-Mishra emerging victorious with a final score of 21-11, 14-21, 18-21.
Mixed Doubles: Kapila-Crasto Shine in Victory
The Mixed Doubles final concluded with a dominant performance from Dhruv Kapila & Tanisha Crasto, securing a straight-set victory of 13-21, 8-21 against Nitin Kumar & Navdha Manglam.
The Yonex-Sunrise 85th Senior National Badminton Championships 2023 provided fans with unexpected twists and outstanding performances, underscoring the depth of talent in Indian badminton.