: RVCE, Bangalore's men and MSRIT, Bangalore women clinched the team titles respectively in the VTU inter-collegiate inter-zonal tennis tournament, conducted by SJCE College, at its tennis courts here on Saturday.In the men's final, RVCE Bangalore, spearheaded by R. Nitesh, beat Vidyavardhaka Engineering College, Mysore 2-1. VVCE, Mysore finished second and National Institute of Engineering, Mysore secured the third place.In the women's section, MSRIT, Bangalore scored a 2-0 win over RVCE, Bangalore to clinch the title. RVCE finished runner-up, while SJCE, Mysore ended third.The prizes were given away by B.G. Sangameshwara, Principal, Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering, Mysore.
The results: Men: Team event (best of 15 games): Final : RVCE, Bangalore bt Vidyavardhaka College of Engineering, Mysore 2-1 (Nikhil lost to Chengappa 3-8; P. Nitesh bt Rohith Srinath 8-4; Nikhil & Nitesh P. bt Rohith Srinath & Chengappa 8-6.). Third Place : National Institute of Engineering, Mysore bt MSRIT, Bangalore 2-0 (C.M. Kiran bt Bharath 8-2; A. Santhosh bt Skanda 8-5). Women: Final : MSRIT, Bangalore bt RVCE, Bangalore 2-0 (Raveena Shetty bt Pooja 8-0; Akshatha B. Raj bt Sushma 8-0); Third Place : SJCE, Mysore.