Shreyas, Kushi clinch junior titles

Shreyas, Kushi clinch junior titles

 Shreyas Kulkarni and Kushi V clinched the junior boys’ and girls’ titles respectively in the State-ranking table tennis tournament here on Sunday.

In the boys’ title clash, Shreyas defeated Nikhil Nandha 11-8, 11-3, 11-7, 8-11, 3-11, 11-6 to emerge champion.

In the corresponding girls’ final, Kushi got past Anarghya Manjunath 11-9, 9-11, 8-11, 11-7, 11-8, 8-11, 11-7.

Kushi though missed a chance to clinch a double, as she went down to Samyuktha 11-5, 4-11, 11-3, 6-11, 9-11 in the youth girls’ final.  

Results: Boys: Junior: Final: Shreyas Kulkarni bt Nikhil Nandha 11-8, 11-3, 11-7, 8-11, 3-11, 11-6.

Semifinals: Nikhil Nandha bt Rohan Jamadagni 11-5, 11-4, 11-2, 8-11, 11-9; Shreyas Kulkarni bt Neeraj Raj 11-7, 7-11, 11-6, 11-13, 7-11, 11-8, 11-9.

Youth: Final: Shreyal Telang bt Sushmith RB 9-11, 11-7, 11-8, 11-6, 11-9.
Semifinals: Sushmith RB bt Akshay Mahanta 11-6, 12-10, 6-11, 9-11, 11-8, 11-8; Shreyal Telang bt Nikhil Nanda 5-11, 11-9, 11-8, 11-2, 11-9; Girls: Junior: Final: Kushi V bt Anarghya M 11-9, 9-11, 8-11, 11-7, 11-8, 8-11, 11-7.

Semifinals: Anarghya M bt Aditi Nandi 11-4, 11-7, 11-7, 7-11, 11-6; Kushi V bt Kaumudi P: 11-8, 9-11, 13-15, 11-8, 11-9, 11-5. 

Youth: Final: Samyuktha bt Kushi V 5-11, 11-4, 3-11, 11-6, 8-11, 11-6, 11-9
Semifinals: Samyuktha bt Sejal Kaushik 7-11, 13-11, 13-11, 11-6, 11-6; Kushi V bt Sushmita Bidri: 11-9, 15-13, 3-11, 14-12, 11-9.

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