The competition which ended on October 9 saw 19-year-old Ruthvika Shivani Gadde, one of India’s biggest talent of the next generation capture the women’s singles title after a dominating 21-10, 21-13 victory over Russia’s Evgeniya Kosetskaya.
Meanwhile, in the mixed doubles title round, there was more glory instored for India as the duo of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy won their second title on the trot.
They won their 21-17, 21-19 in the finals against the second seeded pair of Ivanov and Sorokina of Russia.
Russia Grand Prix 2016-GOLD— sikkireddy (@sikkireddy) October 9, 2016
No words to express☺️back to back winning gives us so much confidence..thank u each & every1 for their wishes🙏 pic.twitter.com/KQeQx6GoOG
Unfortunately, India missed out on winning their third Gold of the series by a whisker when in the men’s singles title 17-year old Siril Vermacould went down fighting against top-seeded Zulfadli Zulkiffli of Malaysia.He lost the match 21-16, 19-21, 10-21.