Pawar wins Portuguese badminton title

Updated: 17 March 2008 09:59 IST

India's Anand Pawar has won the title of Men Singles in Portguese International 2008 by defeating England's Carl Baxter by 21-15, 21-3.

Pawar wins Portuguese badminton title

New Delhi:

Indian shuttler Anand Pawar added another feather in his cap when he won the Poruguese International Championships with a straight games win over England's Carl Baxter on Sundat.

Pawar, who won the Austrian Open last month, secured a 21-15 21-3 win to secure the title.

The 21-year-old is a trainee at Prakash Padukone's badminton academy in Bangalore. He is presently ranked 101st in the world and has a good chance to break into the top-100 after this victory.

Meanwhile, in Men Doubles Final match Rupesh Kumar/Sanave Thomas has lost the match against Ruud Bosc/Koen Rider (NED) by 19-21, 20-22.



Topics : Badminton
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