Maitreyee, Spoorthy champions

Maitreyee, Spoorthy champions

Maitreyee registered a 11-9, 11-5, 7-11, 11-2 victory in the summit clash. However, Spoorthy made amends for her defeat in the Junior final by clinching the Sub-junior crown.
Maitreyee took the first two games 11-9 and 11-5 without much trouble. But Spoorthy had other ideas as she reduced the deficit by clinching the third game 11-7. Maitreyee, however, sealed the match, winning the fourth game 11-2.

Spoorthy outplayed Disha Gupta 11-7, 9-11, 11-8, 11-4 in the Sub-junior title round.
Disha had won the Cadet title on Saturday.

In the Sub-junior boys’ final, Sucheth P Shenoy, who scored a comfortable 13-11, 11-2, 11-4 win over S Neeraj Raj en route to the summit clash, warded off a stiff challenge from B Rakshith to win 11-9, 7-11, 10-12, 11-9, 12-10.

Sucheth claimed the first game 11-9 before losing the second 7-11. Rakshith then stunned his rival by pocketing the third 12-10 and went 2-1 ahead by games.

However, Sucheth grabbed the fourth 11-9 to level 2-all and then scored a hard-fought 12-10 win in the fifth game to bag the crown.

Results: Boys: Sub-junior, final: Sucheth P Shenoy bt B Rakshith 11-9, 7-11, 10-12, 11-9, 12-10. Semifinals: Sucheth bt S Neeraj Raj 13-11, 11-2, 11-4; Rakshith bt Amogh Athani 13-15, 5-11, 11-6, 11-9, 11-8.

Girls: Junior, final: Maitreyee Bailoor bt MV Spoorthy 11-9, 11-5, 7-11, 11-2.Semifinals:  Maitreyee bt Ridhi Rohit 9-11, 11-5, 11-6, 5-11, 11-4, 11-6; Spoorthy bt Gayathri T 11-7, 11-9, 11-6, 10-12, 11-6. Sub-junior, final: MV Spoorthy bt Disha Gupta 11-7, 9-11, 11-8, 11-4. Semifinals: Disha bt Priya Rao 11-9, 11-7, 11-5; Spoorthy bt Aishwarya 9-11, 12-10, 11-9, 11-8.

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