Simran-Ritika win Mauritius Open women's doubles
New Delhi, Jun 10 (PTI) Young Indian women's doubles pair of Simran Singhi and Ritika Thaker clinched their second international title by beating Aminath Nabeeha Abdul Razzaq and Fathimath Nabeeha Abdul Razzaq of Maldives in the Mauritius Senior International badminton tournament in Mauritius today.
The India pair was seeded second in the tournament and were at their dominating best as they brushed aside the number one seeds 21-17 21-12 with consummate ease.
We are very happy with the win and it gives us great confidence going ahead in our career. We hope to carry the momentum forward in the upcoming Asian Badminton Championship (U-19) and give our best shot at the elite Asian Continental tournament and return with medal, an elated Ritika said after the match.
Simran and Ritika, who are number one ranked U-19 pair of India, will be spearheading the Indian girls' double challenge at the U-19 Asian Badminton Championship and lot will be expected of them after their recent success