Samartha wins cadet boys title

Table tennis: State-ranking meet: Top seed MV Spoorthy outclasses Anjana to claim cadet girls crown

 
Determined eyes: MV Spoorthy in action en route to her  victory over Anjana in the final of cadet girls event. DH PhotoThird seed Samartha overcame a second game loss to beat Shreyas Kulkarni 11-9, 7-11, 11-9, 11-7 while top-seeded Spoorthy outplayed third seed Anjana 13-11, 11-8, 11-2.
Unseeded Yogesh P Rao pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the day in the cadet boys’ category when he outclassed top seed Sucheth P Shenoy 11-9, 11-4, 11-8.


Results: Cadet boys, Final: R Samartha bt Shreyas Kulkarni 11-9, 7-11, 11-9, 11-7.
Semifinals: Shreyas bt Yogesh P Rao 11-3, 11-4, 11-8; Samartha bt Amogh Athani 11-8, 10-12, 11-7, 11-9. Quarterfinals: Yogesh bt Sucheth P Shenoy 11-9, 11-4, 11-8; Shreyas bt Shreyas P Harle 11-6, 10-12, 11-4, 11-9; Samartha bt Rakshith Barigidad 11-12, 14-12, 11-9; Amogh bt Sanketh GS 11-9, 11-8, 11-4.

Cadet girls, Final: MV Spoorthy bt Anjana S 13-11, 11-8, 11-2.  Semifinals: Anjana bt Aishwarya N 11-8, 13-11, 12-14, 12-10; Spoorthy bt Medhini R Bhat 4-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-6.  Quarterfinals: Medhini bt Disha Gupta 11-3, 11-7, 11-7; Spoorthy bt Yukta S 11-7, 11-4, 11-8; Anjana bt Kushi V 11-4, 11-4, 11-6; Aishwarya bt Sushmita Bidri 11-6, 11-6, 11-6.

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