Doha: Sadhvi Krishna Sunil of New Vision Badminton Academy (NVBA) notched a double at the Star Sports Aeroplane Qatar Open by clinching the Under-15 and Under-17 titles at the four-day event at the Gems American Academy, Al Wakrah.
Sadhvi edged team-mate Joan Mary Thomas 21-14, 21-11 and 21-19, 21-4 in the U-15 and U-17 finals respectively.
In the Under-9 category, NVBA players finished runners-up in boys and girls singles events while they claimed the second runner-up and runners-up position in U-11 boys’ and girls’ singles.
Meanwhile, their U-13 boys’ team finished second runner-up in the singles event.
NVBA coaches Manoj Sahibjan and Kesit Sutrisno were delighted with the team’s performance.
“The academy’s objective is to ensure talents are groomed at par with the international standards. The success of our players would not have been possible without the support of the parents,” said Sahibjan.