Gurbani qualifies for main draw

By Lokmat English Desk | Published: September 8, 2021 08:30 PM2021-09-08T20:30:01+5:302021-09-08T20:30:01+5:30

Talented city shutter Rohan Gurbani qualified for the main draw at the Victor Ukraine International Series Badminton tournament in ...

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Gurbani qualifies for main draw

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Talented city shutter Rohan Gurbani qualified for the main draw at the Victor Ukraine International Series Badminton tournament in Kharkiv on Tuesday.

The four-day tournament is being organised by the Badminton Federation of Ukraine under the auspices of Badminton World Federation.

According to the reports reaching here Gurbani recorded three victories in a day to make the cut for the 32-player men’s singles main draw.Birthday boy Rohan Gurbani ousted Ukraine’s Valeriy Atrashchenkov 21-18, 21-19 in the third and final qualifying round to seal his berth in the main draw.

Rohan, who turned 19 on Tuesday, defeated Andrei Don 21-12, 21-16 and Vladyslav Volnyanskiy 21-12, 21-11 in the earlier rounds.

Rohan, defeated all three Ukrainian opponents in the qualifying rounds. It was Rohan's first international overseas tournament in the senior section. Former sub-junior national champion Rohan will lock horns with his Indian counterpart Anirudh Janardhanan in the first round.

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