Chennai: Vasudev Vijayaraman defeated Vishnu J.J. Shree 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, in the boys’ under-14 quarterfinals on the Mayor Sambandham memorial state ranking tennis tournament, here.
Other results: Boys’ under-14 quarterfinals: L. Aakash bt S. Soorya 6-0, 6-0; Nipun Bajaj bt C. Sanjay Mohan 6-3, 6-0; Rahul Manoah bt Vignesh 6-1, 7-5. Girls: Second round: Under-14: T.G. Janani bt R. Sai Avanthika 7-6 (4), 6-2; Diana Abi bt K. Yashitha 7-6 (7), 6-3; R. Abinikka bt J. Michelle Joan 6-0, 6-1; Abha.M.Barua bt Abhinaya Rangarajan 6-0, 6-0; Reshma Ganapathy bt Malvika Sridhar 6-0, 6-2; Salima bt G.S. Vasavi 6-2, 6-2; Kaaviya Balasubramanium bt Sahitya Mahesh 7-5, 0-6, 6-2. Under-12: Abinikka bt Tarunika Gopi 6-2, 6-2; Salima bt Vasavi 6-4, 6-1; T. Shryasree bt S. Swathishri 6-0, 6-0; T. Kaveeya bt Michelle 6-1, 6-1; Abha bt Alisha Elizabeth Alex 6-0, 6-0; S. Sowmya bt Mega Muthukumar 6-1, 7-5; Sai Avanthika bt J. Gayathri 6-0, 6-2.
The official website for the Hero Honda hockey World Cup was launched on Wednesday. The FIH and the organising unit have roped in MSN as the URL for the website which will be www.msnindia.com/worldcuphockey.
Sathyabama University routed Guru Nanak College 7-1 thanks to Regan’s four goals in a match of the S. Nagalingam Nadar memorial inter-collegiate football tournament here on Wednesday.
The results: Sir Theagaraja College 4 (Thiagu, Raju, Surender, Tamil Selvan) bt St. Thomas Arts and Science 0; Kandaswamy College 4 (Saran, Raja Sundar 3) bt Annai Velankanni 0; MCC College 4 (Balaji, Fredrick Johnson, Daniel Sebastian 2) bt AM Jain 0; Sathyabama University 7 (Regan 4, Zreeth, Binuraj, Kokku) bt Guru Nanak 1 (Naresh); SRM University w/o Presidency College.
Chandrasekar wins medal
C. Chandrasekar won the first division monthly medal for January at the Cosmo-TNGF Golf Course here recently. T. Hari won the second division medal. Meanwhile, Deepak Krishnan and Shrenik Kumar won the first and second division tournaments respectively.
The results: Monthly Medal: I division: 1. C. Chandrasekar (72), 2. Salim Thomas (73); II division: T. Hari (69), 2. K. Karthikeyan (71).
Balaraman-Krishnan duo wins
Balaraman-V. Krishnan won the weekly pair event at the T. Nagar Social Club, with a score of 65.99 per cent playing North – South. S. Raghuraman-S. Kailasam duo finished first playing East-West direction with a score of 59.79 per cent.
Other positions: North-South: 2. K. Ranganath-T.T. Chari; 3. R.V.S. Manian-N. Anant. East-West: 2. C. R. Kumar-C.S. Kumar; 3. J. Suresh-S. Ganapathy.
Tamil Nadu Masters Athletic Association will organise the 31st National-cum-International veterans’ championship from February 4 to 8 in Chennai on Wednesday. The meet will see more than 3,000 athletes, aged above 35, in action at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and the SDAT grounds, Nehru Park.