Karthik wins twin titles

Poojitha bags womens crown; Subashree scores

Karthik wins twin titles



Karthik, seeded second, ousted fourth-seeded Anirban Tarafdar of Canara Bank 12-10, 9-11, 11-4, 11-7, 11-6 in the men’s section. 

Karthik, the top seed in the youth boys’ category, then posted a comfortable 12-10, 11-9, 11-5, 11-6 win over second seed club-mate Sandeep MV to complete the double.
In the women’s section, top-seeded Poojitha N of Mount Carmel College clinched the title with a hard-fought 9-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-6, 8-11, 6-11, 11-8 win over Subashree.
Subashree made amends for her loss in the women’s final by clinching the youth girls’ crown. She overcame Arpita of JTTA 6-11, 12-10, 11-6, 11-6, 8-11, 11-4.
Results: Men: Final: Karthik CP (BNM) bt Anirban Tarafdar (CB) 12-10, 9-11, 11-4, 11-7, 11-6. Semifinal: Anirban bt Sagayaraj (SWR) 11-8, 11-6, 11-6, 11-5; Karthik bt Yaydeep Das (SWR) 13-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-4. Youth boys: Final: Karthik CP (BNM) bt Sandeep MV (BNM) 12-10, 11-9, 11-5, 11-6. Semifinal: Karthik bt Shreyal T 11-8, 7-11, 11-4, 9-11, 11-3, 11-8; Sandeep bt Charan 11-4, 5-11, 11-9, 11-4, 11-8. Non-medallist doubles: Final: Akshay/ Varun bt Poornachandra/ Krishnachetan 11-8, 11-3, 7-11, 11-4. Women: Final: Poojitha N bt Subashree 9-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-6, 8-11, 6-11, 11-8. Semifinal: Poojitha bt Malathi (BNM) 11-6, 11-7, 11-6, 11-2; Subashree bt Maitreyi B 11-9, 11-9, 5-11, 5-11, 11-9, 8-11, 11-6. Youth girls: Final: Subashree C (SAI) bt Arpita BS (JTTA) 6-11, 12-10, 11-6, 11-6, 8-11, 11-4. Semifinal: Arpita bt Aishwarya (BNM) 11-6, 12-14,  11-5, 7-11, 11-3, 9-11, 11-8; Subashree bt Maitreyi 11-13, 11-5, 6-11, 11-6, 11-6, 11-5, 13-15, 11-9. Veterans: Final: Nelson R (DAD) bt Chandra-sekar (ISRO) 11-8, 11-2, 7-11, 11-7.

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