Anand Pawar's dream run in Scottish Open ends

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Bangalore, Nov 26 (UNI) The fine run of India's Anand Pawar came to an end in the Scottish Open when Japanese Kenichi Tago rallied back to beat the upcoming star 12-21, 21-9, 21-19 in an exciting semifinal.

Anand, a trainee in TATA Padukone Badminton Academy here, won the first game comfortably but failed to sustain the pace and lost the second. In the decider Anand led 19-17 but the promising Japanese cornered the glory by taking four points in a row.

Tago later went on to win the title defeating top German player Bjoern Joppien in the final 11-21, 21-15, 21-18, a TPBA release said here.

Anand along with Aditi Mutatkar would return to India to compete in the Indian Satellite Championship to be held in Guwahati from December 1.


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