Olympian Neha Agarwal survived a familiar battle with her varying levels of self-confidence to keep Tamil Nadu's N. Vidya at bay for a place in the women singles second round of the National table tennis championship here on Friday.

Neha, who has tossed away several matches in the past two years from the threshold of victory, managed to score a 4-2 triumph.

After taking a 3-0 lead, Neha committed a series of errors to slump to a 1-11 loss in the fourth game. The unseeded Delhi girl lost the extended fifth game before moving up.

The day saw all fancied players, in both sections, advance without much ado.

The results (first round):

Singles: Men: Sharath Kamal (Pet) bt Anirban Sinha Roy (WB) 11-3, 11-5, 12-10, 11-9; Jignesh Jaiswal (Guj) bt Shreyal Telang (Kar) 9-11, 16-14, 11-5, 11-3, 11-3; Abhishek Yadav (PSPBA) bt Eric Fernandes (Mah ‘A') 11-5, 11-7, 7-11, 11-7, 11-8; V. Nitin (Pet) 11-4, 11-5, 11-9, 11-6; Sourav Chakraborty (WB) bt Mahipal Gohil 11-2, 11-3, 11-4, 11-5; R. Abhishek (AI) bt Subhadeep Das (Pet) 11-4, 11-7, 11-9, 11-8; Mohit Verma (Har) bt S. Prasanna (TN) 11-7, 11-4, 11-2, 11-9; Anirban Nandi (Rlys) bt M. Harikrishnan (Ker) 11-1, 11-2, 11-4, 11-6; Soumyajit Ghosh (NB) bt Birpakhya Saha (ESI) 11-7, 11-8, 11-8, 11-7; Susovan Das (WB) bt Somanath Ghosh (AP) 12-10, 11-9, 9-11, 13-11, 12-10; Anal Kashyap (Asm) bt L. Sachin (TN) 11-9, 14-12, 11-8, 12-10; Jubin Kumar (Pet) bt Zabarjeet Singh 11-4, 11-4, 11-7, 11-7; Devesh Karia (Guj) bt A. Santosh (CG) 11-6, 11-3, 11-4, 11-7; Sayan Paul Roy (Rlys) bt R. S. Raja (TN) 8-11, 11-9, 5-11, 11-5, 11-5, 11-6; Souvik Roy (RBI) bt Ranbir Das (WB) 12-10, 7-11, 11-3, 6-11, 11-5, 8-11, 11-7; Sanil Shetty (Pet) bt Harsh Chopra (FCI) 11-6, 11-7, 11-8, 11-8.

Women: Frenaz Chipia (Guj) bt Nikita Rautela (Del) 12-10, 11-6, 8-11, 11-6, 11-9; Mallika Bhandarkar (Mah ‘A') bt Medha Moitra (AAI) 10-12, 11-7, 11-8, 11-7, 11-8; Pooja Sharma (MP) bt Meenu Basak (WB) 11-5, 11-3, 4-11, 11-7, 8-11, 11-8; Kasturi Chakraborty (Pet) bt Senhora D'Souza (Mah ‘B') 11-7, 11-4, 2-11, 8-11, 13-11, 8-11, 11-8; Takeme Sarkar (NB) bt Joyita Pushilal (WB) 11-7, 11-8, 11-5, 11-7; Sumana Krishnan (TN) bt Runa Roy (Mah ‘B') 9-11, 11-7, 11-6, 3-11, 11-3, 11-7; A.V. Nivedita (AAI) bt C.H. Praneetha (AP) 11-9, 14-16, 11-8, 11-5, 11-6; Trisha Das (WB) bt N. Arul Selvi (IB) 11-5, 8-11, 11-13, 11-7, 9-11, 13-11, 11-5; Soumi Mondal (Pet) bt Nargis Malubhai (Guj) 7-11, 8-11, 8-11, 11-5, 11-7, 15-13, 11-5; Pooja Sahastrabudhe (Mah ‘B') bt Sita Verma (UP) 11-7, 11-6, 11-4, 11-9; Sutirtha Mukherjee (WB) bt Sanjana Sarma (Asm) 1-11, 10-12, 11-2, 11-7, 10-12, 11-7, 11-2; Sukanya Bose (NB) bt Swetha Kumerwel (TN) 11-6, 11-7, 10-12, 11-6, 7-11, 9-11, 11-7; Prajakta Tilpale (Mah ‘B') bt Himani Bhatt (Guj) 8-11, 10-12, 11-8, 7-11, 16-14, 11-7, 11-8; Tanaya Dutta (NB) bt S. Krithicka (AAI) 8-11, 11-3, 9-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-6; Krittiwika Sinha Roy (WB) bt Sanya Sehgal (Del) 7-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-8, 5-11, 11-6; Mamta Prabhu (Mah ‘A') bt Aishwarya Pathak (UP) 11-3, 11-5, 11-5, 11-3; Nikhat Banu (AAI) bt Kalyani (Chd) 11-5, 14-12, 11-6, 11-4; K.K. Narmada (TN) bt Surabhi Modi (CG) 11-3, 11-5, 11-4, 11-6; Neha Agarwal bt N. Vidya (TN) 11-6, 11-7, 11-6, 1-11, 10-12, 11-7; Madhurika Patkar (Mah ‘A') bt Sayantika Kundu (IA) 11-8, 11-3, 11-9, 11-2; Nandita Saha (NB) bt Sapna Sharma (Guj) 11-5, 11-8, 11-0, 11-8; Shweta Parte (Mah ‘A') bt Oishwaryya Deb (NB) 11-2, 2-11, 11-9, 11-9, 8-11, 11-5; Esha Monga (Del) bt K. Spoorthy (AAI) 11-13, 11-7, 11-8, 11-9, 9-11, 10-12, 11-8; Pallavi Kundu (WB) bt Vedika Garg (Mah ‘B') 11-9, 11-6, 11-7, 11-7.

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