Saravanan and Vikram were the architects of Income Tax RC’s 15-25, 25-20, 25-20, 25-15 win over Kerala Police in the SAIL-Panimalar all-India P. John Memorial volleyball tournament, organised by Nellai Friends Volleyball Club, on Wednesday. Ratish shone for the Police team.

In another match, Tamil Nadu Police defeated Panimalar 25-24, 25-16, 25-9. Rajasekhar and Dhanasekar were outstanding for the winner.

In the women’s section, Central Railway encountered stiff resistance from Dr. Sivanthi Club before winning 24-26, 25-13, 25-15, 26-24, while KSEB was taken the distance by Southern Railway. KSEB won 25-23, 25-18, 13-25, 27-29, 15-8.

Shyam Sundar shines

Shyam Sundar’s 156 led St. Patricks to a 157-run win over Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalaya in the SMCA under-12 schools cricket tournament.

The scores: Vidhya Mandir (Mylapore) 163 in 24.1 overs (P. Vidyuth 57, Ayub Syed three for 23) bt DAV (Gopalapuram) 120 for six in 25 overs (Sai Sudharsan 55, Preetham Sai 26).

St. Patrick’s 247 for one in 25 overs (Shyam Sundar 156, Sachin Shrinivas 66) bt Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalaya 90 for seven in 25 overs (Matheswaran 26); Sankara SSS 257 for five in 25 overs (A.S. Nivethan 104, S. Abijith 66, R. Kesav 32) bt Gill Adarsh SSS 117 for four in 25 overs (Kushal 45, B. Prasanth 26).

Lathika advances

Lathika Premkumar swept past Preethi Babu 6-0, 6-0 to progress to the girls’ quarterfinals at the T. B. Balagopal Memorial junior State-ranking tennis championship held here.

Other results (pre-quarterfinals):

Girls: Megha Muthukumar bt Aarthi Murali 6-3, 1-6, 6-3; Saleema Salim bt Priyadarshini 6-0, 6-0; Aditi Bhaskar bt Sharon Samson 7-5, 6-2; Chandini Murali bt Harshitha 6-0, 6-0; Suchitra A. Venkat bt Y. Naveena 6-2, 6-0; Dhivya Vani bt Vibhaa Hariharan 6-2, 6-4; Varshini Jayakumar bt Keziah Catherine 7-6 (1), 6-1.

Boys: R. S. Mohit bt Subhash Paramasivam 6-2, 6-1; Preethkumar Ramdoss bt Deepak Senthilkumar 6-4, 6-1; Dakshineswaran Suresh bt S. Srivatsan 6-3, 6-3; Guhan Rajan bt Vivek John Sudhakar 6-2, 6-1; Bharath Akash bt Maran Satya 6-0, 6-3; M. Hariharan bt Sam Ronaldo 6-3, 6-3; S. A. Dhayaa bt S. M. Adithya 7-5, 6-3; Ashwin Dhanaswamy bt S. Krishnan 6-2, 6-1.

Srinivasan and Swaminathan win

The pair of G. Srinivasan and K. S. Swaminathan won the TNSC weekly bridge tournament in the East-West direction with a score of 66.15 IMPs. In the North-South direction, M. Sridhar and T. Subramanian came first with 63.76 IMPs.

Other positions:

East-West: 2. R.V.S. Manian & A. Sridhar; 3. T.M. Suri & S. Rajaraman. North-South: 2. Srihari Vergese & Sunil Vergese; 3. Arun Kumar & S. Ganapathy.

Sports Olympiad

The INNO Geo City Sports Olympiad is set to take off from July 28. The event, spread over two months and powered by Nokia Lumia, will include cricket, football, volleyball, swimming, and tennis, etc.

The games would be played during the weekends and corporate houses, including TCS, Wipro, Verizon, and HCL will participate in the event. For details, contact F5Ventures (mob: 98402 20110 or 93823 14839 or email:

Hockey tournaments

The Winning XI Women’s Hockey Club will conduct an inter-school and inter-college women’s tournaments from August 6 to 12 at the Mayor Radhakrishnan stadium. Entries to be sent to Mothi Singh, Secretary of the Club, 69 A, J Nehru street, Kumaran Nagar, Padi, before July 25. Ph: 99410 09006.


City PulseSeptember 24, 2010

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