HYDERABAD: J.J. Nagar scored a comfortable 3-0 win against SAAP Academy in the quarterfinals of the Susai Sr Memorial football tournament, organised by Shastri Soccer Club, at Trimulgherry Village Grounds here on Tuesday. The winner led 2-0 at the break.

Winger Amburajan was spot on latching on to a lovely through pass from midfielder Sudhakar in the 15th minute of first-half to set the ball rolling. Within 10 minutes, striker Pasha scored off a fine solo effort to make it 2-0.

In the second session, there was nothing much SAAP boys could do as Amburajan scored his second goal, again off a pass from Sudhakar in the 32nd minute to complete the tally for the winner.

Hyderabad teams in finals

Hyderabad 'A' and Hyderabad 'B' moved into the final of the 34th inter-district carrom championship at Ramagundam, according to information received here on Tuesday. Hyderabad 'B' defeated Medak 2-1 while, Hyderabad 'A' outplayed Ranga Reddy Dstrict 3-0 in the semifinals.

The results (semifinals): Hyderabad 'A' bt RR District 3-0 (R.D.Dinesh Babu bt L.Gopikrishna 25-3, 25-0; V.Anil Kumar bt M.V.S.N.V. Prasad 25-15, 22-25, 25-24; D.Ravinder Goud & V.S.K. Naidu bt Ashok & T.V. Srinivgas 25-15, 25-5).

Hyderabad 'B' bt Medak 2-1 (L.Suryaprakash lost to K. Srinivas 25-0, 14-25, 1-25; Syed Nayyar bt M.Srinivas 25-13, 25-16; S.Aditya & S. Naveen bt R. Surender & S. Jagadish 25-11, 25-1).

Sachdeva bags a treble

Sourabh Sachdeva bagged a triple winning the boys under-14 singles title and the doubles titles in under-12 and 18 years categories partnering Rohit Sarwate in the Pioneer Tennis Academy open tennis tournament. The results (all finals): Boys: Under-12: Doubles: Rohit Sarwate & Sourabh Sachdeva bt A. Prithviraj & B. Ajay 8-6.

Under-14: Sourabh Sachdeva bt M.Shravan Kumar 8-4. Doubles: M.Bhushan & K.Eshwar Shravan bt B.Ajay & B.Varun 8-5.

Under-18: C.V.Lalit bt B.Sujith 8-5. Doubles: Rohit Sarwate & Sourabh Sachdeva bt Eshwar Shravan & T. Shreyan 8-5.

Girls: Under-14: B. Sravya Reddy bt Shaikh Amreen 8-1. Doubles: G.Keerthana & P.Sri Divya bt Ch.Pooja & S.Sri Ranjitha 8-3.

Under-16: G. Sharani Reddy bt Kanchu Duizon 8-3.

Under-18: B.Sravya Reddy bt Richa Grover 8-5.

Mixed doubles: Aaron Vijay Kumar & G. Sharani Reddy bt Mohd Afzal & Shaikh Ghousia Khushali 8-6.

Match evenly poised

City XI, chasing 206 for victory against Combined Districts XI in the three-day final of the Bharat Chand Khanna Trophy cricket tournament, was 42 for one at close of play on the second day at Gymkhana Grounds here.

The scores: Combined District XI 188 & 179 for nine (Pranay 65, Faheem four for 31) vs City XI 162 (Sarvesh four for 50) & 42 for one.

Easy win for

Hyderabad Girls XI

Hyderabad Girls XI defeated Family Service Foundation by 78 runs in the inaugural match of the 10th C.K.Nayudu floodlit cricket tournament at Sports Coaching Foundation Grounds (Masab Tank) here. Earlier, former Ranji star K.Bhaskar Rama Murthy inaugurated. About 40 teams are in the fray.

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