Arnav marches to title

CHANDIGARH:Arnav of Gurukul Global School defeated Samarth Sharma 11-9 11-8 8-11 11-8 to win the boys’ U-15 title on the penultimate day of the Chandigarh State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament at the Sector 50 Sports Complex here today.

Arnav marches to title

A paddler in action during the quarterfinals of the Chandigarh State Ranking Tournament at the Sector 50 Sports Complex on Saturday. Vicky

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, August 10

Arnav of Gurukul Global School defeated Samarth Sharma 11-9 11-8 8-11 11-8 to win the boys’ U-15 title on the penultimate day of the Chandigarh State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament at the Sector 50 Sports Complex here today.

Earlier, in the semifinals, Arnav blanked Harkeerat 11-9 11-8 11-8, while Samarth registered an 11-2 11-5 11-8 win over Aariv Goel.

The girls’ U-15 title went to Pelf of Learning Paths School, Mohali. She humbled Neha of Manav Mangal High School, Sector 21, 11-9 11-4 7-11 11-8 in the final. In the semifinals, Neha drubbed Priyanshi 3-0, while Pelf overcame Manal 3-1.

In the boys’ U-18 competition, Sachit of Adarsh TT Academy overcame a tough challenge from Jashan of Gurukul Global School to clinch the title. Sachit won 11-6 11-7 6-11 4-11 11-5. 

In the semis, Sachit downed Arnav 11-9 12-10 11-8, while Jashan edged out Krish Gupta 11-6 11-9 9-11 11-7. 

Vasundhara of Sacred Heart School, Sector 26, registered an 11-9 8-11 11-7 11-9 win over Arshita in the girl’s U-18 title clash. Earlier, Vasundhara overcame Pelf 11-6 9-11 5-11 11-8 11-7 and Arshita drubbed Deevanshi 11-9 11-6 11-8 in the semifinals.

Shaurya Raj of GGDSD College, Sector 32, rallied to beat Ishan Kapoor of DAV Public School, Sector 8, in the boys’ U-21 final. Shaurya won 10-12 7-11 11-8 12-10 11-3. In the semis, Shaurya prevailed 11-9 8-11 11-9 11-8 against Arnav Aggarwal, while Kapoor dumped Pawan 11-9 11-8 11-9.

In the girls’ U-21 final, Deevanshi of St Kabir School, Sector 26, defeated Pelf 11-8 9-11 11-7 11-7. 

Deevanshi, earlier, registered an 11-8 11-8 9-11 11-7 win over Vibhuti, while Pelf came from behind to beat Arshita 8-11 9-11 11-7 11-8 11-9 in the semifinals.

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