Grand double for Shreyal

Grand double for Shreyal

The talented teenager first captured the youth crown with a straight games defeat of Vedanth M Urs before returning to the table later in the evening to trounce Jaydip Das 4-0 for the senior title at the Canara Union.

Packing far too many guns, Telang crushed Vedanth 12-14, 11-6, 11-4, 11-4, 11-7 and showed the same intensity against Jaydip, winning 11-8, 12-10, 11-4, 12-10. Aishwarya R Bidri overcame a gritty Haripriya KS 11-8, 9-11, 11-9, 21-23, 12-10, 11-9 to emerge champion in the women’s singles category while Neeraj Raj S took home the non-medallist title, beating Chandresekhar K 8-11, 11-8, 11-7, 13-11.

Results: Men’s singles, final: Shreyal K Telang bt Jaydip Das 11-8, 12-10, 11-4, 12-10. (Semifinals): J Das bt Sagayraj SA 10-12, 11-9, 11-2, 8-11, 11-6, 13-11; SK Telang bt Anirban Tarafdar 11-8, 11-9, 11-4, 11-13, 8-11, 16-18, 13-11.

Women’s singles, final: Aishwarya R Bidri bt Haripriya KS 11-8, 9-11, 11-9, 21-23, 12-10, 11-9. (Semifinals): Aishwarya RB bt Sushmitha R Bidri 11-5, 12-10, 11-4, 11-3; Haripriya KS bt Sahana Kulkarni 11-5, 8-11, 8-11, 11-9, 11-7, 7-11, 12-10.

Non medallist singles, final: Neeraj Raj S bt Chandresekhar K 8-11, 11-8, 11-7, 13-11. (Semifinals): Chandrasekhar K bt Manjunath R 11-8, 3-11, 11-7, 8-11, 11-4; Neeraj Raj S bt Harpreet Singh 11-8, 11-5, 6-11, 11-7.

Boys: Youth singles, final: Shreyal K Telang bt Vedanth M Urs 12-14, 11-6, 11-4, 11-4, 11-7. (Semifinals): SK Telang bt Charan VP 11-8, 11-3, 4-11, 6-11, 13-11, 8-11, 11-1; VM Urs bt Misbah 11-9, 11-9, 10-12, 11-4, 11-5. Veteran singles, final: Jagadish CS w/o Udayshankar KA.

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