Navneeth triumphs

Nav-neeth AR posted a 3-1 win over Shreyal K Telang to claim the youth boys’ title in the 44th Canara Union State-ranking table tennis tournament at the Prakash Courts on Monday.

Navneeth, who had defeated VP Charan in the semifinals, scored a 11-6, 12-10, 11-6, 11-8 win over Telang.

In the corresponding girls’ category, Maitreyee Bailoor scored a hard-fought 7-11, 12-10, 12-10, 15-13, 11-7 win over BS Arpitha to claim the girls’ crown. Shreyas Kulkarni and MV Spoorthy bagged the boys’ and girls’ titles in the sub-junior category with wins over RB Rakshith (12-10, 11-7, 11-6) and Priya Rao (4-11, 11-9, 11-7, 11-2) respectively.

Results: Youth: Boys (finals): Navneeth AR bt Shreyal K Telang 11-6, 12-10, 11-6, 11-8. Semifinals: SK Telang bt V Pradeep 11-8, 11-8, 11-6, 6-11, 11-8; Navneeth bt VP Charan 8-11, 11-6, 6-11, 12-10, 8-11, 11-8, 11-5.

Girls (semifinals): Maitreyee Bailoor bt BS Arpitha 7-11, 12-10, 12-10, 15-13, 11-7; M Madhurya bt Raksha R 11-5, 11-6, 9-11, 11-7, 13-11.

Junior: Boys (semifinals): Shreyal K Telang bt Abhijit Sarlya 11-8, 11-5, 11-6, 11-9; VP Charan bt Sunand Vasan 11-2, 12-14, 11-3, 12-10, 7-11, 8-11, 11-8.

Girls: Quarterfinals: Raksha bt Vinutha 12-10, 11-6, 11-6, 11-9; MV Spoorthy bt Priya Rao 11-9, 8-11, 9-11, 11-6, 11-3, 4-11, 11-5; Haripriya bt Gayathri Tanksali 11-9, 12-10, 5-11, 11-3, 11-7; Maitreyee Bailoor bt Samyuktha 11-7, 11-2, 11-3, 11-13, 11-4.

Sub-junior: Boys (finals): Shreyas Kulkarni bt RB Rakshith 12-10, 11-7, 11-6. Semifinals: Rakshit bt Suchit P Shenoy 11-6, 12-10, 11-3; S Kulkarni bt Shreyas P Herle 13-11, 11-7, 2-11, 11-6.

Girls (finals): MV Spoorthy bt Priya Rao 4-11, 11-9, 11-7, 11-2. Semifinals: Priya R bt Archana Kamat 7-11, 11-9,  6-11, 11-6, 11-9; Spoorthy bt Koumudi P 11-4, 11-4, 11-5.Veterans (finals): MK Shivkumar bt DP Gopinathan 11-6, 15-13, 8-11, 11-9.

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