CHENNAI: P. Kanthi of Chennai clinched four titles, winning the girls’ under-16 and under-19 singles and doubles (both sections), in the Tamil Nadu State-ranking junior-and sub-junior badminton tournament here recently.
The results (finals): Boys: U-13: Singles: Dharunj (Vrd) bt Dhanush Kumar (Slm) 18-21, 21-17, 21-19. Doubles: Pranoy (Cud) / Jaison (Mdu) bt Dharunj (Vrd) / Alamdham Hussain 21-12, 21-17.
U-16: Singles: Yeswanth (Mdu) bt Vembarasan (Vel) 21-17, 21-17. Doubles: Vembarasan (Vel) / Naveen (Cud) bt Lokesh Viswanathan (Ero) / Mithilesh (Slm) 21-13, 19-21, 21-15.
U-19: Singles: Arun Kumar (Che) bt P. Karthick (Mdu) 21-23, 21-15, 21-18. Doubles: C.R. Manikandan (Mdu) / Ashok (Tvr) bt Naveen / Vinoth (Cud) 21-14, 21-13.
Girls: U-13: Singles: Aditi Anand (Cbe) bt Shruthi (Che) 21-16, 10-21, 21-11. Doubles: Aditi Anand (Cbe) / Shruthi (Che) bt Kavi Kashini (Cbe) / Yogitha (Mdu) 21-14, 21-17.
U-16: Singles: P. Kanthi (Che) bt Prathishitha (Che) 21-15, 21-10. Doubles: P. Kanthi / Prathishitha (Che) bt Aditi Anand (Cbe) / Roshini (Che) 22-20, 21-12.
U-19: Singles: P. Kanthi (Che) bt Prathishitha (Che) 21-11, 21-10. Doubles: P. Kanthi / K. Suneri (Che) bt Jpersis (Cbe) / Prathishtha (Che) 21-10, 21-16.
Naithrav rallies to win
Naithrav Srinivasan recovered to beat Yuvaraj Venkatesh 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the under-14 boys’ singles first round of the India Pistons-TNTA-KTC junior tennis tournament here on Monday.
The results (first round): M. Fahad bt Nagavel 6-1, 6-1; R. Vivek bt Deepak 6-0, 6-0; Lokesh Kumar bt A.S. Sudarshan 6-4, 6-3; Naithrav Srinivasan bt Yuvaraj Venkatesh 1-6, 6-2, 6-3; M. Karthikeyan bt S. Vijay 6-1, 6-1; M. Rohit bt R.S. Mohit 6-0, 6-4; Shane Isaac bt T.R. Vikash Sarwin 6-4, 7-6(4); Vasudev Vijayaraman bt Ahmed Mubarak 0-6, 6-1, 6-2; T. Vignesh bt Vishnu J.J. Shree 3-6, 6-1, 6-1; Thangadurai bt Abinav Sanjeev 7-5, 6-3; J. Venkateswaran bt Balaji Samyukth 6-3, 6-3; Aashish Karan bt Rahul Raj 6-3, 6-4; Akhil Kanakaraj bt Koushik Kailash 6-1, 6-2; Rashwant Ravi bt Hariharan Venkatraman 6-0, 6-0; Aakash Balachander bt Saran Kumar 6-2, 6-0; Adithya Vasanth bt Sammud Sharma 3-6, 6-0, 6-2
Tiruvallur is champion
Tiruvallur district emerged winner in the boys’ category of the Chennai District Netball Association inter-district under-16 tournament held here on Sunday. Ariyalur district, which finished second, had better luck in the girls’ division, where it took the top spot.
Final placings: Boys: Tiruvallur, 2. Ariyalur, 3. Nagapattinam.
Girls: 1. Ariyalur, 2.Tiruchi, 3. Tiruvallur.