Telang bags Junior title

Shreyal K Telang once again proved his prowess in the Junior ranks after the youngster scored a thrilling win over Sunand Vasan in the boys’ final of the CVL Shastry Memorial State table tennis championship at the Indian Gymkhana here on Saturday.

Shreyal posted a hard-fought 7-11, 12-10, 11-7, 11-9, 11-7 in the summit tie. Earlier, he had it easy against V P Charan in his semifinal encounter, winning 11-8, 11-9, 11-1, 13-11.

In the corresponding girls’ final, Spoorthy M V got the better of Raksha R 11-7, 12-10, 11-5, 11-8 to claim the crown.

Results: Boys (Junior, final): Shreyal K Telang bt Sunand Vasan 7-11, 12-10, 11-7, 11-9, 11-7. Semifinals: Sunand bt Shreyas Kulkarni 11-4, 11-8, 12-14, 11-6, 11-8; Shreyal bt Charan V P 11-8, 11-9, 11-1, 13-11. Quarterfinals: Sunand bt Gaurav Puri 11-4, 11-9, 11-3, 11-8; Shreyas bt Keshav Raj S 11-5, 12-10, 6-11, 11-9, 11-8; Charan bt Rakshith R B 12-10, 11-4, 10-12, 11-6, 6-11, 11-4; Shreyal bt Suchet Shenoy 8-11, 11-9, 8-11, 7-11, 13-11, 11-5, 11-7.

Girls (Junior, final): Spoorthy M V bt Raksha R 11-7, 12-10, 11-5, 11-8. Semifinals: Raksha bt Maitreyee Bailoor 11-5, 11-7, 8-11, 11-7, 11-5; Spoorthy bt Madhurya M 11-5, 11-7, 11-9, 11-7. Quarterfinals:  Maitreyee bt Gayatri Tanksali 11-4, 11-7, 11-1, 11-3; Raksha bt Archana K 9-11, 11-4, 11-4, 17-15, 6-11, 11-7; Madhurya M bt Koumudi Patankar 12-10, 11-9, 11-4, 11-6; Spoorthy bt Kushi V 11-5, 11-8, 6-11, 11-6, 11-8.

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