Panaji, Jun 16: The dream run of Anura Prabhu Desai, seeded 7, came to an end at the Yonex Sunrise All India Senior Ranking Badminton Tournament at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.
According to a statement from Goa Badminton Association here, the Goan shuttler who is brand ambassador of Geno Pharmaceuticals went down to number 3 seed Aakarshi Kashyap 12 - 21, 16 - 21 to settle for Silver in Women’s singles.
“I thank my employers Central Railways, my sponsors Geno Pharmaceuticals and appreciate the support given to me by the Sports Authority of Goa and Goa Badminton Association. I will now be participating in Mongolia International Challenge followed by US Open Grand Prix and US International series,” said Anura in her brief message following her Silver medal feat. (UNI)