Mumbai, July 25 – State No.1 Sagar Chopda, representing Mumbai Suburban, romped into the men’s singles Round 4 of the second Maharashtra Senior State Selection Badminton Tournament here Wednesday.
Sagar took 20 minutes to defeat Mumbai Suburban’s Tejas Dhayalkar 21-8, 21-8. He will next meet Thane’s Shrishail Mitkari, who beat Nagpur’s Jayendra Dhole 21-11, 21-18.
In other matches, Mumbai Suburban’s Amey Joshi and Sanket Shirbhate also reached Round 4, along with Solapur’s Shripad Pardeshi.
Round 3 Results: 1-Sagar Chopda (Mumbai) bt Tejas Dhayalkar (Mumbai) 21-8, 21-8; Shrishail Mitkari (Thane) bt Jayendra Dhole (Nagpur) 21-11, 21-18; Amey Joshi (Mumbai) bt Abdul Bari (Thane) 21-9, 21-9; Sanket Shirbhate (Mumbai) bt Siddharth Gupta (Mumbai) 21-13, 21-18; Shripad Pardeshi (Solapur) bt Likhith Bangera (Mumbai) 21-14, 21-14.