CHENNAI: Shri Vaishnavi Productions and G.V. Films Pvt. Ltd. will sponsor the fifth State-ranking table tennis tournament to be held at the SDAT-Chandra Academy, D.G. Vaishnav College, from July 4 to 6.

Speaking to newspersons here on Wednesday, V. Chandrasekar, Director, SDAT-Chandra Academy, said the tournament has received a record number of 620 entries.

“We are also planning to hold an inter-district championship in the near future,” said Chandrasekar, a three-time National champion.

Sivananda Seshadri and A.V. Nivedita have been given the top billing in the men’s and women’s sections respectively.

The seedings: Men: 1. Sivananda Seshadri, 2. R.S. Raja, 3. E. Prabhakaran, 4. S. Prasanna; Youth boys: 1. R.S. Raja, 2. Sivananda Seshadri, 3. S. Prasanna, 4. E. Prabhakaran; Juniors: 1. S. Prasanna, 2. R. Venkataramanan, 3. S. Sudarshan, 4. Ajay Bharadwaj; Sub-juniors: 1. D. Sameera Kumar, 2. R. Anandraj, 3. M. Kalaivanan, 4. Shashank S. Yogesh; Cadets: 1. Sachin Viswanath, 2. V. Abhinay, 3. Naren Kumar, 4. B. Karthikeyan; Mini-cadets: 1. A. Shrikrishna, 2. S. Akash, 3. Santosh Kumar, 4. B. Premchand.

Women: 1. A.V. Nivedita, 2. U.V. Agni, 3. N. Sathyabama, 4. N. Arul Selvi; Youth girls: 1. U.V. Agni, 2. A.V. Nivedita, 3. D.V. Sneha, 4. N. Sathyabama; Juniors: 1. Sumana R. Krishnan, 2. K.K. Narmadha, 3. Narasimha Priya, 4. N. Vidhya; Sub-juniors: 1. S. Narasimha Priya, 2. Amrutha Pushpak, 3. V.T. Anubharathy, 4. Priyanka Rajendran; Cadets: 1. R.S. Mythili, 2. S.R. Krithika Rajan, 3. Aishwarya Ravi, 4. Abhinaya Ramesh; Mini-cadets: 1. Abhinaya Ramesh, 2. P. Pavithra, 3. C. Kezia Sharon, 4. V.S. Kokila. — Principal Correspondent

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