Mumbai: The inaugural Willingdon Catholic Gymkhana Sub Junior District Badminton Challenge started off with the girls singles under 13 and under 15 age groups.
National champion Simran Singhi enthralled everyone at the WCG badminton court with her play and booked a place in the semi finals of both, the under 13 and under 15 age groups. In the u-13 quarter finals, she displayed exceptional skills to beat Kavya Shankar 21-3, 21-2. In the first round of this group, Gauri Dhote, Esha Desai and Kavya Shankar registered easy victories. Gauri convincingly beat Denisha Coelho 30-2 while Esha defeated Sanjana Kothare 30-6.