SPORT

Titles for Jitender, Revathi

VISAKHAPATNAM, AUG. 1. Top-seed G. Jitender and second-seeded M. Revathi, both from South Central Railway, won the men and women's titles respectively in the State major ranking table tennis tournament at the Swarna Bharathi Indoor Stadium here on Sunday.

Jitender prevailed over third-seeded Md. Ali Baba of RBI, 12-10, 11-9, 11-8, 9-11, 11-7 while Revathi downed her teammate P. Srilakshmi 10-12, 11-9, 11-8, 8-11, 11-7, 11-9 in the finals.

The results: Men: semifinals: G. Jitender bt P. Sanjeev Reddy 11-9, 11-4, 11-3, 11-6; Md. Ali Baba bt Birupaksh Saha 12-10, 12-10, 12-10, 11-9.

Boys: junior: final: Shreyas Jagirdar bt P. Vignay Reddy 11-9, 11-4, 3-11, 11-7, 7-11, 11-3.

Sub-junior: final: Vignay Reddy bt Vishan Gupta 11-5, 12-10, 11-3, 9-11, 12-10.

Cadet: final: Atul Shaw bt Ashish Paul 11-13, 11-4, 11-6, 11-7.

Mini-cadet: final: Gowtham Krishna bt Vamsi Krishna 12-10, 14-12, 7-11, 12-10. Women: semifinals: P. Srilakshmi bt S. Prasanna Devi 9-11, 11-9, 10-12, 11-7, 11-9, 11-9; M. Revathi bt K. Naganalini 11-6, 11-4, 12-10, 9-11, 11-7.

Girls: junior: final: Nikhat Banu bt K. Samhita 11-9, 6-11, 11-8, 8-11, 7-11, 14-12, 11-3.

Sub-junior: final: M. Pratyusha bt Nikhat Banu 15-13, 11-8, 10-12, 12-10, 11-9.

Cadet: final: Nikhat Banu bt K. Harshita 11-1, 11-6, 12-10.

Mini-cadet: final: K. Harshita bt Zeba Ashriya 11-5, 11-8, 5-11, 5-11, 12-10.

Veteran men: 40-50 years age group final: K. Jayaram bt V. Rammohan 12-10, 11-6, 11-6.

50-60 yrs: final: D. Suresh bt S.P. Jagannath 11-9, 11-8, 11-6.

60-70 yrs: final: R. Ananda Kumar bt T.S. Ananda Rao 11-7, 11-7, 13-11.

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