Indian Badminton stars Maisnam Meiraba Luwang, and Treesa Jolly reached the men’s and women’s singles finals of the Bangladesh Junior International Series in India during the weekend [Saturday].
Meiraba defeated fourth-seeded Farid Mohamad Razif from Malaysia 21-17, 14-21, 21-14 to face Ken Yon Ong of Malaysia in the final.
In qualification to the final Ken You Ong thrashed Vikash Prabhu 21-9, 21-10 in the semi-finals.
In the women’s singles top seed, Treesa overcame compatriot Adya Parashar 21-10, 21-18 to advance to the finals.
However, in the summit clash, Treesa will face fourth-seeded Krittaporn Jiantanet from Thailand who defeated second-seeded Zhing Yi Tan from Malaysia 21-18, 21-14 in the other semi-final.
In the men’s double pair which saw the pairing of Vikash Prabhu and Arun Karthik losing 15-21, 11-21 to Malaysian pair of Justin Hou Shou Wei and Fazri Mohamad Razif who were top-seeded.
Meiraba also got an advantage in the opening round as he had an excellent outing the previous week started the win with 21-18, 21-12 of Malaysian Zhen Yi, before dispatching Thailand’s Arnick Plungvachira 21-16, 21,-14 in the quarter-finals.
Meiraba has also won the boy’s single under-19 title at the Korea Junior Open International Challenge last month in Woncheon Yonex.
Meiraba Luwang clinches title
Following the aftermath of the Semi-finals, the finals of the Junior International Series was heldin Dhaka as Meiraba Luwang wins the title.
The top-seeded Manipur born Meiraba defeated his Malaysian opponent Ken You Ong on Sunday 21-14, 21-18 which lasted 38minutes
While in the women’s single, Indian shuttle Treesa Jolly, unfortunately, lost to Krittaporn Jiantanet from Thailand 21-12, 16-21, 21-16 in the finals.