HYDERABAD: Y. Chandramouli defeated Vamsi Mohan 21-13, 15-21, 21-13 in the men's singles pre-quarterfinals of the 40th LIC South-Central zonal (Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka) level badminton tournament at the Srinivasa Sports Complex in Tirupati on Tuesday.
The results: Men (singles): Pre-quarterfinals: N. Naga Vinayak (Hyd) bt D.S. Chakravarthi (Mtm) 21-8, 21-4; M. Prasanna bt D. Mohan Rao (Wgl) 12-21, 22-20, 21-10; K. Prabhu Prakash (Vsp) bt A. Mallikarjun (Bgm) 21-5, 21-9; Y. Chandramouli (Blr) bt Vamsi Mohan (Nlr) 21-13, 15-21, 21-13.
Women (singles): Pre-quarterfinals: Manju S. George w/o Shamvathi; H.S. Sujana bt Indumathi 22-20, 21-6; V. Satya Padma bt K. Kalyani 21-6, 21-13; S. Anitha bt F. Fernandez 21-7, 21-6; K.L. Jyothi bt G. Gayathri Devi 21-12, 21-11; Poornima bt R. Anupama 21-13, 21-17; S.V. Satyavathi bt Ch. Madhavi 21-9, 21-5; H.S. Sujatha bt I. Vijayalakshmi 21-5, 21-6.
Krishna Teja defeated Prabhu Kishore 29-61, 67-31, 60-35, 69-23 in the preliminary round of the snooker event of the FMC billiards and snooker championship here.
The results: Billiards: K. Venkatesham bt M.S. Reddy 152-102, 151-71, 150-8; M.A. Muneem bt Tarun Gupta 150-79, 84-152, 124-150, 150-145, 150-136; S. Simhachalam bt I.V. Rajiv 152-77, 151-79, 151-102.
Snooker: Ritesh Gupta bt Nitin Jr 59-45, 55-43, 33-59, 63-24; C.R.S. Sastry bt Kishore Kumar 53-26, 55-19, 59-23; R. Venkatakrishna bt I.S.N. Prasad 39-26, 62-12, 76-21; V. Susheel bt B. Ravinder 42-11, 77-43, 31-42, 48-51, 55-38; P. Sudhakar bt Renan Singh 80-27, 57-19, 81-17; Krishna Teja bt Prabhu Kishore 29-61, 67-31, 60-35, 69-23; Jain bt Paresh Shah 65-39, 64-20, 51-2; Zohar bt Vijay Gadgil 62-15, 61-36, 74-32.
Easy for BVRIT
BV Raju Institute of Technology scored an eight-wicket win against Guru Nanak Institute of Technology in the Bandari Srinivas inter-engineering colleges cricket tournament here.
The scores: Guru Nanak IT 77 (Shoaib three for 22) lost to BV Raju IT 78 for two.
Indra Reddy IT 57 for two lost to Arora IT 58 for one (Ajay 33).
JBIT 93 for eight (Sharat 41) bt Farah IT 58 for nine.
Holy Mary's IT 90 for four bt Royal IT 62 for three.
Church IT 54 for five lost to Rajamahendra IT 55 for two.
As part of LIC's golden jubilee celebrations, the LIC Sports and Recreation Club is conducting an inter-institution carrom tournament for men and women teams from August 12 to 15. Each team must have four players (two for singles and one pair for doubles to play the matches simultaneously). Entries have to be sent through the institution, on or before August 11, to G. Subba Raju at the LIC Divisional Office along with the entry fee. For details, call 94401 09413.
Associated Charitable Trust presented a cash incentive of Rs. 20,000 to powerlifter B. Tejaswini Naidu. Hyderabad District Collector R.V. Chandravadan handed over the cheque on Tuesday. Ram Kumar Goyal, chairman of the Trust, said since the powerlifter could manage only Rs. 20,000 of the Rs. 40,000, the Trust had come forward to help the needy sportsperson.
The Kun Chevrolet Corporate basketball tournament will be organised from August 19 on league-cum-knock-out basis by Dravyansh Corporate Cricket & Sports Organisers. Further details can be had on 9849323000.
The 59th Independence Day taekwondo championship will be held at Secunderabad YMCA on August 13 from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Interested can contact K. Venkatesham on Phone No. 27801936 or 9391054742.