Chennai: Sankar Muthusamy of Chennai bagged the Under-15 singles title at the National Sub-junior ranking tournament, held at Raipur. Top-seeded Sankar defeated sixth seed Ankit Mondal of West Bengal 21-16,21-6.
The tournament was held from 21 to 28 October. With the win, Sankar has won his fourth national title in U-15 singles and sixth overall. The win also marks his ninth successive podium finish at Nationals in U-15.
Sankar had made a mark at International level by winning a Junior Grand Prix medal(bronze) at Jakarta in March and the more prestigious Asian bronze medal at the Asian Junior Championship at Myanmar. He is training at Velammal New gen – Fireball Badminton Academy and is Coached by Aravindan.