: G. Ajay Kumar of Andhra Pradesh scored an 8-5 win over Suyash Chopra of Maharashtra in the men’s singles first round (qualifying) of the Rs. 5 lakh prize money Secunderabad Club all-India tennis tournament here on Saturday.
Other results (Qualifying): Men’s singles: First round : Nishanth Anthony Rebello (Kar) bt Y. Anutej (AP) 8-1; Ajith Pandya (AP) bt K. Hans Paul Manohar (AP) 8-5; V. Sudhanshu (AP) bt Albana Kamesh (AP) 8-1; Rama Rishab (AP) bt Arjun Dutta (UP) 8-2; Santosh Kumar Mallik (Ori) bt Hari Kapish (TN) 8-1; M. Sai Nikhil (AP) bt Akhil Y. Reddy (AP) 8-4; Suraj Desai (Guj) bt P.V. Gnana Bhaskar (AP) 8-5; Adhiraj Sandhu (AP) bt V. Neishit (Mah) 8-3; Ankesh Bhargava (AP) bt V. Hevanth Kumar (AP) 8-1; Shaik Osama (AP) bt M. Bala Malleswara Rao (AP) 8-0; Sagar Choudhury (MP) bt Hiren Suryawanshi 8-5; S.D. Prajwal Dev (Kar) bt P.S. Prakash (AP) 8-2; B. Vaishnav (AP) bt Manvi Randhawa (Mah) 8-3; Fayyaz Hussain Quadri (Mah) bt Parth Sahasrabudhe (Mah) 8-3; V. Senthil Kumar (TN) bt M. Narendranath (TN) 8-1; Nimrit Singh Chaudhary (Pjb) bt K.K. Sandeep Kumar (AP) 8-4; Parth Dodhiwala (Mah) bt Rajeev R. Verma (UP) 8-0; H. Mohammed Yunus (TN) bt Jaidev Reddy (AP) 8-0; Arjun Ramakrishnan (TN) bt Ashfak Sheikh (Mah) 8-3; Pradeep Reddy (AP) bt Rohit Jain (Dli) 8-2; M. Ankith Reddy (AP) bt D. Sudhakar Reddy Dandala (AP) 8-2; Pavan Surya (AP) bt K. Ranga Ranjan (TN) 8-0; Abhinav Macedo (AP) bt M. Rawat (AP) 8-6; Karunesh Reddy (AP) bt Cherian Jose Thomas (AP) 8-2; Srikanth D.V. Varma (AP) bt Naresh B. Babu (AP) 8-0; K. Bhanu Chandra (AP) bt Rajan S. Vivek (TN) 8-6; G. Nitin (AP) bt Ch. Hemanth (AP) 8-2.
Cyber Chess Academy will organise the SBH Zugmongers chess tournament for players in the age group of five to 20 years on its premises here on January 6. The event starts at 10 a.m. and entries close by 9.45 a.m. For details, contact 9959988766 / 40131669.
Anwar-ul-Uloom Degree College won the inter-college carom championship by defeating MJ College of Engineering 2-0 in the final.
The results: Final : Anwar-ul-Uloom bt MJ College of Engg 2-0 (Ibrahim bt Asraf 18-4; Sharif bt Abdul Aleem 30-6); Third place : St. Martin PG College bt Bhavan’s Vivekananda 2-1.
Narayana College wins
Narayana Engineering College (Nellore) recorded a nine-run win over Kakatiya University College of Engineering & Technology (Warangal) in the 11th SR Champions Trophy inter-engineering colleges cricket tournament in Warangal.
The scores : Narayana Engg. College (Nlr) 116 for seven (Sharath 30, Nitin four for 29) bt Kakatiya University College of Engg. & Tech (Wgl) 107 for five (Raj Kumar 36, Sai Krishna 32).
TKR Engg College (Hyd) 190 for six (Srinath 50 n.o., Santosh 43) bt Lakhsa Institute of Tech (Khammam) 146 (Amrutesh 58, Ravichandra three for 12).
Easy for Johnson FC
Johnson Football Club defeated Shastri Soccer Club 2-0 in the Johnson memorial prize money football tournament here. Surjit scored in the 15th minute while Kiran was on target in the 45th.