: Misgahn Omer became the first champion in any age group from the newly set-up Sania Mirza Tennis Academy, when she defeated Charita Vasi Reddy 8-5 in the girls’ under-14 singles final of the Aster Minds tennis tournament here on Friday.
The results: All finals: Girls: U-14 : Misgahn Omer bt Charita Vasi Reddy 8-5; U-12 : Charita Vasi Reddy bt Bipasha Mehn 8-7 (7-3); U-10 : Nidhi Parcha bt Sri Malla Sanjana 7-0; Boys: U-14 : Aman Khan bt R. Ruchit Goud 8-2; U-12 : Harshit K. Raju bt Asher Hrudai 8-6; U-10 : V. Kaushik Kumar Reddy bt K. Sridhar 7-4.
The Aster Minds AP State-ranking tennis tournament for boys and girls, in the age groups of under-10, 12 and 14 years, will be held from May 4 at Advantage Tennis Academy (Neredmet) here, according to a press release.
For more details, contact Kiron at 9246168429 or Chandra Shekar at 9391170377.
Nani Prasad badminton
The inaugural Nani Prasad memorial AP State open badminton tournament for boys and girls, to be held at Saroornagar Indoor Stadium here from April 27 to 30, attracted a record number of 950 entries in different age groups.
Home Minister P. Sabitha Indira Reddy will inaugurate the event, while. Dr. T.R.K Rao, SAAP VC & MD, Dronacharya S.M. Arif and SAI coach Bhaskar Babu will also be present.
Sportive Cricket Academy will organise the annual, summer coaching camp for boys in the age group of five to 19 years at Mahbub College (Secunderabad) here from April 28 to June 16. For details, contact chief coach N.S. Ganesh or Shivram at the venue.
Madhu Kumar shines
A good knock by Madhu Kumar (89 n.o.) helped Denzil Cricket Academy record a convincing 127-run win over Iqbal Cricket Academy in the Federation of Cricket Academies sub-junior cricket league championship here.
The scores : Denzil CA 193 for six in 30 overs (Madhu Kumar 89 n.o., Maruthi 35, Ibrahim 32) bt Iqbal CA 66.
VP Raju CC 167 (Sai Abhinav 32, Ajay 31, Tilak four for 13) bt Brothers CC 144 for nine.
CCOB CA 233 for eight (Khaled 98, Suleman 54, Irshad 31, Bawaish four for 44) bt Arshad Ayub CA 86 (Hameed four for 25).
AR Cricket Academy 131 (P.S.R. Akshay Kumar 40, M. Srikant Reddy five for 12, Harmeet Singh three for 26) bt Meridian CA 110 (Raghav three for 22).
Khaja CA 118 for eight (Rasheed 54) lost to Insportz 119 for seven (Prateek Chandra 61, Abhishek three for 20).
Six-wkt. win for Gajuwaka Greens
Gajuwaka Greens beat Cavaliers CC by six wickets in the VDCA first division league at Visakhapatnam on Friday.
The scores: Cavaliers CC 125 in 33.5 overs (M. Chidambareswara Rao 37, M. Chandramouli 36, J. Sivakoti four for 25, P. Srikrishna three for 24) lost to Gajuwaka Greens CC 128 for four in 29.2 overs (K. Rajeev 50 n.o., T. Santosh Kumar 31).