Indian players dominated the doubles events at the Reliance India junior & cadet table tennis championship on Sunday night. Arjun Ghosh and Sreeja Akula won the cadet boys and girls’ doubles finals, partnering Ayush Tayal and Harshavardhini Calange respectively.
The doubles titles made up for singles losses suffered by Ghosh and Sreeja, losing finalists in singles at the ITTF junior circuit competition, conducted at the NSCI indoor stadium.
The former had lost to Birdie Boro and the latter went down to Sagarika Mukherjee in the individual finals.
The results (all finals):
Doubles: Cadet boys: Arjun Ghosh & Ayush Tayal bt Anirban Ghosh & Birdie Boro 11-8, 4-11, 11-9, 8-11, 11-9.
Cadet girls: Sreeja Akula & Harshavardhini Calange bt Shruti Amrute & Naina Jaiswal 12-10, 11-8, 11-4.
Junior boys: Sameera Kumar & Rohit Rajasekhar bt Abhishek Yadav & Sudhanshu Grover 15-13, 11-6, 11-7.
Junior girls: Suthirtha Mukherjee & Ayhika Mukherjee bt Manika Batra & Reeth Tennison 11-5, 10-12, 12-10, 11-3. — Special Correspondent