New Delhi, Sep 29 (uni) Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh entered semi-finals in the men's and women's sections of the North Zone Inter-state Badminton championships here.
In the men's section quarter-finals for Rahimatoola Cup, Haryana thrashed Himachal Pradesh 3-0 while Chandigarh drubbed Rajasthan by an identical margin. Punjab was 3-1 victorious over Jammu and Kashmir in another last eight match.
In the Chadha Cup for women, Punajb prevailed over Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana beat Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh ousted Rajasthan by identical margins of 2-0 in the quarter -finals.
Results: Chada Cup (quarter-finals) Punjab beat Jammu and Kashmir 2-0 Sehar Chadha beat Diksha 21-8, 21-11 Sehar Chadha ans Amrit Pal beat Diksha and Akansha 21-19, 21-16 Chandigarh beat Rajasthan 2-0 Manju beat Niharika 21-12, 21-6 Manju and Navita Thakur beat Krattika Gautam and Niharika 21-15, 21-16 Haryana beat Himachal Pradesh 2-0 Kannupriya beat Aarzoo Thakur 24-22, 21-11 Kannupriya and Pallavi beat Aarzoo Thakur and Shruti 21-12, 21-7 Rahimatoola Cup (quarter-finals): Chandigarh beat Rajasthan 3-0 Pankaj Nathani beat Ankush Joshi 21-15, 22-20 Vivek Sharma beat Vikrant Chawat 21-14, 15-21, 21-13 Ashish Sharma and Pankaj Nathani beat Raj Saraswat and Pankaj Nathani 21-16, 21-14 Punjab beat Jammu and Kashmir 3-1 Mayank Behal beat Vikram Saini 21-14, 21-17 Lakhwinder Singh lost to Vipul Saini 22-20, 20-22, 19-21 Opinder Pal Singh and Mayank Behal beat Avinash Sharma and Rahul Sharma 21-13, 21-18 Raj Kumar beat Rahul Sharma 18-21, 21-17, 21-18 Haryana beat Himachal Pradesh 3-0 Saurav Kapoor beat Datul Chouhan 21-11, 21-6 Sumeet Dahiya beat Yogesh Chouhan 19-21, 21-5, 21-15 Saurav Kapoor and Sumeet Dahiya beat Yogesh Chouhan and Datul Chouhan 21-16, 21-17 UNI