HYDERABAD: M. Srijitesh Swamy defeated Ponnala Siddarth 9-5 in the boys’ under-10 final of the Ganesh Raman Tennis Academy State sub-junior tennis tournament here on Tuesday.
In the girls’ final, Harshita Rao cruised past Saranya Nagpal 9-2 to bag the title.
AOC finishes third
AOC defeated Andhra Pradesh Police 1-0 in the play-off match for third place in the Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy Challenge Cup prize money football tournament at Trimulgherry Village Grounds here on Tuesday.
The match-winner came in the 15th minute of the second half through Roleing off a pass from Arvind.
He was also given the best player prize of Rs. 1,000.
The date of the final will be announced later.
Jayaprada Chess Academy will organise summer coaching classes for boys and girls from May 1 at six centres in the twin cities.
The centres are: Kids Gurukul School (Banjara Hills), Anandnagar Community Hall (Khairtabad), Brilliant Grammar School (Dilsukhnagar & ECIL Cross Roads), Chikkadapally and Gandhinagar.
Call 92473-99717 / 92901-89891 for details.
The Andhra Pradesh Amateur Athletic Association will conduct selection trials at the Railway Recreation Club (RRC) grounds here on May 2 for the Sunfeast World 10K run to be held in Bangalore on May 18.
Prof. K. Ranga Rao, Honorary Secretary, A.P. Amateur Athletics Association, ph: 9441254615 has more details.
Cyber Chess Academy, run by IM Lanka Ravi, will organise ‘Chess for Kids’ summer training camp at its premises, Plot No. 25, Lepakshi Colony, West Marredpally, Secunderabad from May 1 to May 31.
For details contact 99599 88766/ 99121 03595 or register directly by visiting the website www.cyberchessacademy.com.
The Hyderabad Carrom Association, with assistance of Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh, will organise the 37th junior inter-district championship at Regional Coaching Centre (Fateh Maidan Indoor Stadium) here from May 6 for boys and girls.
The teams to take part in the 37th junior nationals to be held in Varanasi from May 25 will be picked based on the performances in the above event. Call 9440371549 for further details.
Microsoft won the inaugural Oligarchy corporate basketball tournament, sponsored by Y Axis, defeating HSBC 53-48 in the final after leading 29-21 at the breather.
Karthik, who was later adjudged ‘best player’ of the event, and former international Ravi Varma were the architects of Microsoft’s win. Dominic of HSBC was adjudged ‘most valuable player’ of the event.
Final: Microsoft 53 (Ravi Varma 16, Karthik 18, Ashwin 10) bt HSBC 48 (Dominic 15, N. Kenny 13, Sunil Naidu 10).
Easy for E.Co.R.
At Visakhapatnam, East Coast Railway scored an eight-wicket win over Gajuwaka Greens in the VDCA first division clubs league on Tuesday.
The scores: Gajuwaka Greens 144 in 44.1 overs lost to East Coast Railway 145 for two in 22.3 overs (Madhusudhan 62, D. Narendra 47 n.o.)
Raju scalps six
A.K. Raju claimed six wickets as Naval Dockyard beat Cargo Handlers Pool by 12 runs in the VDCA institutions league on Tuesday.
Somesh claimed three wickets and scored 39 runs for the loser.
The scores: Naval Dockyard 155 in 30 overs (Alex Roma 47) bt Cargo Handlers Pool 143 in 25.4 overs (A.K. Raju six for 50).
The following players will represent Visakhapatnam in the State junior inter-district basketball championships at Kakinada from May 1 to 4.
Boys: M. Vijay Kumar, Ch.P. Naidu, M.N. Kanth, J.T. Kumar, E. Aneel Kumar, P. Abhiram, Priyajit Patnaik, G. Pushpak, M.D.K. Chaitanya, V. Chaitanya, U. Srinivasa Rao. Stand-byes: B. Pavan Kumar, B. Praveen.
Girls: Ch. Ramanamma, S. Suryakala, K. Pallavi, G. Indu, G. Meena, Satya Sudha, K. Himaja, Pranjali, Chandrika, S. Gowri, V. Anuradha. Manager: B. Bhavani.