Spoorthy bags treble

Spoorthy MV capped a superb run at the State-ranking table tennis tournament at the Canara Union, winning the Women’s and Youth girls’ titles on the final day for a triple crown.

Spoorthy, who had won the Junior girls’ title on Sunday, defeated Swetha Kumarvel 11-7, 9-11, 11-7, 3-11, 0-11, 11-7, 11-3 to win the women’s title.She had earlier defeated Samyutka 12-10, 7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-3, 11-8 to claim the Youth girls’ title.

Anirban Roy Choudhary won the men’s singles title, defeating Akshay Mahanta 11-7, 11-9, 8-11, 11-4, 10-12, 11-7 while Rakshith R B emerged winner in the Youth boys’ final, with a 11-9, 9-11, 11-8, 11-8, 12-10 win over Mahanta.



Results: Men’s final: Anirban Roy Choudhary bt Akshay Mahanta 11-7, 11-9, 8-11, 11-4, 10-12, 11-7.
Semifinals: Anirban bt Anirban Tarafdar 10-12, 11-9, 12-10, 13-15, 15-13, 5-11, 11-7; Akshay bt Rakshith R B 11-9, 11-9, 3-11, 11-9, 11-8.    
Women’s final: Spoorthy M V bt Swetha Kumarvel 11-7, 9-11, 11-7, 3-11, 0-11, 11-7, 11-3.
Semifinals: Spoorthy M V bt Samyukta A 11-9, 13-11, 13-11, 11-9; Swetha bt Koumudi Patankar 11-6, 11-6, 11-5, 11-8.
Youth boys’ final: Rakshith R B bt Akshay Mahanta 11-9, 9-11, 11-8, 11-8, 12-10.
Semifinals: Rakshith bt Rohan Jamadagni 11-5, 9-11, 11-8, 11-8, 11-9; Akshay bt Neeraj Raj 8-11, 12-10, 11-3, 11-9, 11-3.
Youth girls’ final: Spoorthy M V bt Samyukta 12-10, 7-11, 7-11, 12-10, 11-3, 11-8.
Semifinals: Spoorthy bt Sejal Kaushik 11-4, 11-6, 11-2, 11-4; Samyukta bt Gayatri Tankasali 13-11, 11-8, 12-10, 11-8.

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