Tanya Hemanth Wins Russian Junior Title

July 07, 2021      Announcement

PPBA Trainee Miss Tanya Hemanth of Karnataka won the U-19 Women's Singles title at the Junior White Nights 2021 badminton tournament, which was held in Gatchina, Russia from July 1-4, 2021.

Tanya, who was the top seed for the tournament, beat 2nd seed Russian player, Aleksandra Chushkina in straight sets 21-9; 21-13 to lift the title. In earlier rounds, Tanya had scored easy wins over Anna Kirillova and Galina Mezentseva of Russia. However, in the Semifinals, Tanya had to sweat a little to beat Swiss girl Luice Amiguet 21-7; 25-23.