M.B. Balakrishnan won the men’s 50m backstroke event in the Chief Minister’s Trophy swimming tournament on Saturday.

The results (winners only):

Men: 50m breaststroke: T. Emil Robin Singh (Tirunelveli) 0’32.21s; 50m backstroke: M.B. Balakrishnan (Chennai) 0’28.39; 100m freestyle: P. Larsen (Salem) 0’55.60; 400m freestyle: Sajan Prakash (Cuddalore) 4’18.77; Women: 50m breaststroke: A.V. Jayaveena (Chennai) 0’36.69; 50m backstroke: C. Ayshwarya (Chennai) 0’32.51; 100m freestyle: Anusha Mehta (Chennai) 1’05.73; 400m freestyle: A. Gulnaz Rawoof (Chennai) 4’56.49.

Vasavi triumphs

Vasavi Ganesan clinched the girls’ under-14 title beating Aarthi Murali 6-1, 6-3 in the Triangle Tennis Trust State-ranking junior tournament on Saturday.

Other results (semifinals):

Boys: U-12: Subash Paramasivam bt Selva Saran 6-1, 5-7, 7-6(3); Varunvaiko Duraibt bt S. Boopathy 6-2, 6-0. U-14: Manish bt Deepak Senthilkumar 6-1, 6-2; C. Santhosh bt Preethkumar Ramadoss 6-3, 6-4. U-16: V. Jeevan bt S. Manish 7-5, 6-2; R.S. Mohit bt Sansidh Kommaraju 6-3, 6-4. Doubles: Sansidh Kommaraju & R.S. Mohit bt Preethkumar & Vijay Rajesekharan 6-3, 4-6, 10-1; S. Soorya & S. Manish bt Hariharan & R. Rahulraj 6-3, 7-6 (6).

Children (U-10): Nikhil Niranjan bt Anish Froilan Rampola 6-0, 6-0; V.M. Sandeep bt Joshika Premkumar 6-1, 6-1.

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