Amogh, Spoorthy pocket crowns

Amogh, who paired Maithreyee Bailoor to the runner-up slot in the non-medallists’ doubles final on Sunday, scored a 7-11, 11-9, 10-12, 11-2, 11-7 win over local favourite Shenoy. In the corresponding girls’ final, MV Spoorthy of PTTA, Mysore blitzed past CCA’s Archana Kamath 11-8, 11-7, 12-10 for the crown.

In the semifinals, Spoorthy had to sweat it out against Medini R Bhat before beating her 8-11, 11-7, 11-4, 9-11, 11-8

City Nest’s Nelson Raj Kumar bagged the veterans’ title after scoring a 11-9, 11-8, 11-9 win over Star Academy’s Shashidharan in the final.

Results: Cadet: Boys, final: Amogh Athani (Belgaum) bt Sucheth P Shenoy (Hor) 7-11, 11-9, 10-12, 11-2, 11-7. (Semifinals): Sucheth bt GS Sanketh (Hor) 11-6, 9-11, 8-11, 11-8, 11-5; Amogh bt Adithya Arvind (Hor) 10-12, 13-11, 12-10, 12-10. (Quarterfinals): Adithya bt Rohan Jamadagni (Hor) 9-11, 11-4, 11-9, 8-11, 11-3; Sucheth bt Neeraj Raj (JTTA) 13-11, 11-8, 11-8; Sanketh bt Daksh K Telang (BNM) 11-9, 11-9, 13-11; Amogh bt Gaurav Puri (BNM) 11-7, 11-7, 11-7.
Girls, final: MV Spoorthy (PTTA, Mysore) bt Archana Kamath (CCA) 11-8, 11-7, 12-10. (Semifinals): Spoorthy bt Medini R Bhat (Hor) 8-11, 11-7, 11-4, 9-11, 11-8; Archana bt Gayathri Tanksali (MM) 12-10, 10-12, 11-8, 11-7. (Quarterfinals): Medini bt Urmilla Mense (Belgaum) 4-11, 12-10, 13-11, 11-9; Spoorthy bt V Kushi (Gems) 11-9, 8-11, 12-10, 11-7; Gayathri bt S Yuktha (BNM) 11-4, 10-12, 11-6, 11-7; Archana bt Sejal Kaushik (CU) 13-11, 11-6, 12-10.

Veterans, final: Nelson Raj Kumar (City Nest) bt Shashidharan (Star) 11-9, 11-8, 11-9. (Semifinals): Shashidharan bt SK Balakrishna 10-12, 11-4, 11-9, 11-9; Nelson bt Srikantiah 11-7, 11-8, 11-6. (Quarterfinals): Srikantiah bt MA Krishnaswamy 4-11, 11-4, 11-3, 11-5; Shashidharan bt R Prasad 11-7, 7-11, 11-8, 9-11, 11-2; Balakrishna bt Mahesh Nayak 11-7, 11-7, 13-15, 11-6; Nelson bt Robin D’Souza 11-9, 11-9, 15-13.

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