The CAREBACO Regional junior age group championships currently underway in Suriname saw Priyanna Ramdhani being the only Guyanese to secure a win so far at the Ring Sports Center, Paramaribo Suriname as she advanced to three semi-final.
Ramdhani defeated Fiona Li 21-14, 21-1 to advance to the semifinal of the U17 female singles while pairing with Trinidad and Tobago’s Vance Juteram to defeat Kevin Karg and Faith Sariman of Suriname 21-9, 21-19 to also reach the semi-final of the mixed doubles.
She also advanced to the semi of the girls’ doubles with her partner Robyn Sobers of Barbados, the pair defeating Suriname’s Kayleigh Moenne and Sariman 21-17, 21-17.
Ramdhani has already secured gold in the CAREBACO Juniors Under-19 singles and girls’ doubles while winning two silver medals at the CAREBACO Senior.
In the other categories, Mishka Beharry lost to Le Yan Sharon Li 21-7, 21-1 in the first match of the girls under-11 singles round robin. She also lost to Gillian Jones 21-5, 21-2 in the second match.
Vikash Mootoo succumbed to Ky-Mani Ormskerk 21-6, 21-5 while Matthew Beharry surrendered to Rivano Bisphan 21-3, 21-3 in the boys U15 singles.
Mootoo and Beharry teamed up for the under-15 boys doubles but lost to Bispan and Karg 21-6, 21-4.