PUNE: Pratik Dharmadhikari and Neeraj Devasthale scored comfortable victories to the enter the per quarterfinal of the 10 Amanora Cup PYC-HTBA badminton tournament at PYC Hindu Gymkhana on Monday.
Pratik made it an easy outing as he ousted Aditya Loganathan 15-5, 15-5 while Neeraj was tested a bit before winning the match 15-8, 15-8 against Rajas Vartak.
Later on, Hrishikesh Saindane sweats it out hard to beat Archit Joshi 15-10, 15-14 to enter the round of 32. Pratham Wani also moved ahead into the tournament with a 15-10, 15-8 victory against Soumyaroop Poddar.
Later in the day, Aryan Shetty had to fight three games before getting better of Vardhan Dongre 15-11, 4-15, 15-11. Second seed Athrav Aras also entered into pre-quarters with a 15-5, 15-10 win over Manas Ganatra.
Under-15 (Round 3):
Pratik Dharmadhikari bt Aditya Loganathan 15-5, 15-5; Neeraj Devasthale bt Rajas Vartak 15-8, 15-8; Dhruv Thakore bt Adeesh Devasthale 15-10, 15-5; Hrishikesh Saindane bt Archit Joshi 15-10, 15-14; Pratham Wani bt Soumyaroop Poddar 15-10, 15-8; Aaditya Kale bt Ashwajeet Sonawane 15-8, 15-3; Arya Thakore bt Laukik Tathed 15-9, 15-8; Aryan Shetty bt Vardhan Dongre 15-11, 4-15, 15-11; Varad Talegaonkar bt Shreyas Sane 15-11, 15-4; 2-Atharv Aras bt Manas Ganatra 15-5 15-10.