NAGAPATTINAM: Pradeep John and Mohan of SBI I defeated Mugeeb and Anoop of Kerala I 21-15, 21-15 to book a place in the semifinals of the National beach volleyball championship here on Saturday.
The results: Men: Quarterfinals: SBI I (Pradeep John-Mohan) bt Kerala I (Mugeeb-Anoop) 21-15, 21-15; AP I (Jameel-Ravindar) bt TN I (Balaji-Damodaran) 21-14, 21-12.
League: SBI I (Pradeep John-Mohan) bt TN III (Taufeeq-Sivaraj) 21-13, 21-14; Indian Customs I bt Goa I (Jit-Prasad) 21-10, 16-21; 18-16; TN I (Balaji-Damodaran) bt Karnataka II (Sadashiv-Kiran) 21-6, 21-14.
Women: AP I (Kanaka-Swapna) bt Kerala II (Sheeba-Surya) 21-15, 21-16.
League: TN I (Rosy-Hemamalini) bt Kerala II (Sheeba-Surya) 21-11, 21-14; AP I (Kanaka-Swapna) bt TN II (Selvasundari-Maheswari) 21-7, 21-16. — Principal Correspondent