City shuttler Chaitali Nayse entered the pre quarters in Maharashtra Junior State Selection Badminton Tournament being played at Modern College PDMBA Sports Complex in Pune. Chaitali Nayse got a walkover from Mekhla Ambekar of Mumbai as she was not well.
Chaitali will play Pune’s Riya Kunjir in the pre-quarters on Wednesday.
The other two city girls Devika Kawale and Bhargavi Rambhad bowed out in the third round on Tuesday. While Devika lost against Dhriti Patel of Nashik, Bhargavi found top seed Riya Habbu of Pune too hot to handle.
In the U-19 boys singles, Nabeel Ahmed, birthday boy Sifat Arora and Gandhar Nawale reached last 16. All the three city youngsters recorded two wins each on the second day of the tournament.
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