Gritty Roona overcomes Shreya to enter semis

Gritty Roona overcomes Shreya to enter semis

Roona, who trailed 0-3 in the best-of-seven encounter, recovered to overpower Shreya 8-11, 10-12, 8-11, 11-9, 12-10, 11-8, 11-5 to grab a place in the last four.
Joining her in the semifinals were Prajakta Tipale of Central Railway and the South Eastern duo of Pallavi Kundu and Sumana Bose.

NFR’s Sanjana Sharma, who ground out a tiring 7-11, 8-11, 12-10, 8-11, 12-10, 11-6, 15-13 win against Eastern Railway’s Syantika Kundu in the pre-quarterfinal, went down to Sumana 12-10, 11-8, 11-8, 11-7 in her quarterfinal match.

In a men’s pre-quarterfinal match Sayan Paul Roy of Eastern Railway was hardly troubled during his 11-8, 11-3, 11-3, 11-4 defeat of Western Railway’s Tarun Verma.

Results: Men’s pre-quarterfinals: G Vinod (SR) bt Anirbhan Roy (SWR) 11-9, 11-9, 11-8, 4-11, 11-9; Harmeet Desai (WR) bt Jayanto Sarkar (ER) 12-10, 11-3, 4-11, 6-11, 11-5, 11-4; Sumit Kundu (SER) bt Aman Balgu (CR) 11-13, 11-7, 3-11, 11-3, 11-9, 6-11, 11-7; Omkar Torgalkar (CR) bt Amarnath Das (NFR) 12-10, 11-3, 12-10, 11-4; S Sarkar (SER) bt L Sachin (SR) 11-8, 11-7,11-4,11-5; Sayan Paul Roy (ER) bt Tarun Verma (WR) 11-8, 11-3, 11-3, 11-4; Souvik B Roy (ER) bt  M Subhash (SR) 11-5, 8-11, 11-2, 13-11, 11-4; Arpit Bhopalkar (WR) bt Soumya Nandi 10-12, 11-5, 11-4, 4-11, 11-5, 11-6.

Women’s quarterfinals: Prajakta Tipale (CR) bt Preeti Mokashi (WR) 9-11, 13-11, 9-11, 5-11, 11-6, 11-8; Roona Roy (WR) bt Shreya Ghosh (Metro Rly) 8-11, 10-12, 8-11, 11-9, 12-10, 11-8, 11-5; Pallavi Kundu (SER) bt Mansi Bhagwat (WR) 6-11, 11-9, 11-5, 5-11, 6-11, 11-8, 11-7; Sumana Bose (SER) bt Sanjana Sharma (NFR) 12-10, 11-8, 11-8, 11-7).
Pre-quarterfinals: Sanjana bt Syantika Kundu (ER) 7-11, 8-11, 12-10, 8-11, 12-10, 11-6, 15-13; Prajakta bt Meenu Basak (ER) 11-5, 9-11, 11-5, 11-8; Preeti bt Jyoti Pushilal (SER) 11-6, 11-8, 11-6, 11-9; Roona bt Rajashree S (Metro) 13-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-3; Mansi bt Anushree Saha (ER) 11-5, 12-10, 11-8, 4-11, 11-7; Shreya bt Saptaparni Guha (SER) 9-11, 11-5, 7-11, 11-8, 11-6, 9-11, 11-6; Pallavi bt Radhika Chawate (CR) 11-7, 7-11, 11-8, 11-3, 11-9; Sumana bt Sanjukta Sen (WR) 11-8, 11-6, 9-11, 11-4, 8-11, 11-2.

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