Vedanth, Archana emerge champions

Vedanth M Urs of Vidya Ashram and Archana Kamath of MATTA clinched the Junior boys’ and girls’ titles in the 45th Canara Union State-ranking table tennis tournament at the Prakash courts on Saturday.

Vedanth defeated Rakshith RB of MATTA 11-7, 11-7, 11-8, 14-12 in the final to win the boys’ crown while Archana put it past JTTA’s Raksha R 11-6, 11-4, 13-11, 11-4 to bag the girls’ title.

BNM’s Shreyal K Telang registered a hard-fought 11-9, 13-11, 6-11, 11-4, 11-9 victory over Vedanth M Urs to pocket the youth boys’ title.  In the youth girls’ final, Archana Kamath beat Aishwarya R Bidri of BNM 11-9, 11-7, 11-7, 11-6 to add to her junior trophy. Chetan Gopinath of Horizon Club eased to a 11-8, 11-5, 11-5 win over Manjunath Rathod of GUL to win the Non-Medallist Singles title.

Results: Junior boys: Final: Vedanth M Urs (Vidya Ashram) bt Rakshith RB (MATTA) 11-7, 11-7, 11-8, 14-12.

Semifinals: Rakshith RB bt Rohan Jamadagni (HOR) 11-6, 11-8, 17-15, 11-6; Vedanth M Urs (Vidya Ashram) bt Shreyal K Telang (BNM) 11-9, 6-11, 6-11, 11-8, 11-6, 11-6.
Junior girls: Final: Archana Kamath (MATTA) bt Raksha R (JTTA) 11-6, 11-4, 13-11, 11-4.
Semifinals: Raksha R bt Spoorthy MV (PTTA) 11-4, 7-11, 7-11, 11-6, 8-11, 12-10, 11-6; Archana Kamath bt Kushi V (MATTA) 10-12, 11-7, 11-5, 8-11, 11-6, 11-9.

Youth boys: Final: Shreyal K Telang (BNM) bt Vedanth M Urs (Vidya Ashram) 11-9, 13-11, 6-11, 11-4, 11-9.

Semifinals: Shreyal K Telang bt Pradeep V (BNM) 11-4, 13-11, 7-11, 11-9, 11-8; Vedanth M Urs (VA, Mys) bt Shreyas Kulkarni (MATTA) 4-11, 12-10, 11-9, 11-9, 11-4.
Youth girls: Final: Archana Kamath (MATTA) bt Aishwarya R Bidri (BNM) 11-9, 11-7, 11-7, 11-6.

Semifinals: Archana Kamath bt Ridhi Rohith (HTTA) 11-6, 11-6, 11-7, 11-3; Aishwarays R Bidri (BNM) bt Kushi V (MATTA) 11-8, 11-9, 7-11, 11-5, 11-7. 

Non-Medalist Singles (NMS): Final: Chetan Gopinath (HOR) bt Manjunath Rathod (GUL) 11-8, 11-5, 11-5.

Semifinals: Manjunath Rathod (HOR) bt Dinakar Naidu 7-11, 11-8, 12-10, 9-11, 11-6; Chetan Gopinath (HOR) bt Nitin Tiwari (BNM) 11-6, 11-7, 11-9.

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