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BANGALORE: A.R. Navneeth and Maitreyi Bailoor emerged as the men's and women's singles champions respectively in the LIC Cup State-ranking table tennis tournament conducted by the Belgaum District Table Tennis Association ( BDTTA) at Belgaum on Sunday.
In the men's final, Navneeth avenged his defeat at the hands of C.P. Karthik, with a 7-11, 12-10, 7-11, 11-3, 11-6, 11-5 victory. Maitreyi trailing 1-3, rallied to beat Aishwariya Bidri 11-9, 15-17, 10-12, 9-11, 11-3, 11-6, 11-5 in the women's final.
The results (Finals):
Men: A.R. Navneeth bt C.P. Karthik 7-11, 12-10, 7-11, 11-3, 11-6, 11-5.
Youth boys: C.P. Karthik bt A.R. Navneeth 5-11, 9-11, 11-7, 11-3, 11-5, 11-5,
Women: Maitreyi Bailoor bt Aishwariya Bidri 11-9, 15-17, 10-12, 9-11, 11-3, 11-6, 11-5.
Team event (Men): South Western Railway bt Canara Bank 3-1 .
Local lad Abhimanyu Reddy knocked out the third seed Vatsin Thaker of Maharashtra 5-4(6), 5-3 in the opening round of the boys' under-12 event in the Enerzal AITA Talent Series tennis tournament here on Monday.
Top-seeded Aryan Goveas registered a fluent 4-1, 4-1 victory over Jude Leander of Andhra Pradesh.
Under-12: Boys: Aryan Goveas bt Jude Leander 4-1, 4-1; Rineeth Raghu bt Adith Chandavarkar 4-1, 3-4(5), 4-2; Bharath Nishok Kumar bt Dashrath 4-2, 4-0 ; Dhananjay Vikram bt Rigdev Paul 4-0, 4-1; Adil Kalyanpur bt M.S. Karthik 4-2, 4-1; Prashant bt Agasthya Debnath 4-2, 4-1; Rohan Mammen bt Rishi Reddy 2-4, 5-3, 5-3; Anirudh Balasubramanium bt Sai Pranav 4-2, 4-1; Abhimanyu Reddy bt Vatsin Thaker 5-4(6), 5-3.
Girls: Aboli Ghari bt Rutuja Jadhav 4-0, 4-0; Soha bt Keerthi Prada Balaji 4-2, 4-0; Thangam Chandy bt Pratibha 4-0, 4-0; Shivani Manjunath bt Sai Deepya 4-2, 4-2; Nidhitra Rajmohan bt Shriya Vivek 4-2, 4-0; Rashmika Rajan bt Sonashi 4-2, 4-2; Hrishika Rajesh bt Ashika Urs 4-1, 4-1; Nandini Gupta bt Swanuja 2-4, 4-0, 5-2; Amisha Shenoy bt Medha Hegde 4-0, 4-2; Prerana Kalwar bt Rachita 4-0, 4-1; Dhwani kumar bt Vrinda 4-1, 4-0; Muskaan bt Vadaniya Rawat 4-0, 4-1 .
H.A. Amogha claimed the boys' under-14 title with seven points after the seventh and final round in the Worrirors children's chess tournament here on Sunday.
Other winners: Under-14 (Girls): M.R. Swathi (6 pts.). Under-12: P. Shet Praneetha (6). Under-10: (Boys): U. Raghunandan (6.5). Under-8: P. Jagdish (6.5) .
National Games Village Jazz (NGVJ) snatched a close 48-43 win over Young Orions Bulls despite trailing 18-22 at the halfway stage in the men's Club Division of the NBA-Mahindra weekend basketball league at the Sree Kanteerava stadium courts here on Sunday.
Schools Division: Boys: Christ Academy Wizards 34 (Tushar 12) bt NPS Koramangala Bucks 20; Vidyaniketan School Cavs 44 (Gagan 12 , Venkatesh 10) bt St. Joseph's Indian HS Pacers 11; Bishop Cotton Celtics 30 (Noor 15) bt National PS, Rajajinagar 26 (Roman 11); Christ School Knicks 37 (Binoy 10) bt FAPS Magic 22 (Karan 15).
College Division: SBM Jain Bobcats 35 (Kaif 11) bt RVCE Magic 29 (Surya 18); Christ Jr Bucks 37 bt RVIM Cavaliers 5; Al-Ameen Bulls 38 bt St. Joseph's PU Hawks 17.
Club Division: SAI Dharwad Clippers 68 (Santosh 22, Calwin 12) bt Indiranagar Thunder 60 (Nityin 17); KSPSCB Trailblazers 62 (Mahesh 16, Sanat Ram 13) bt Southern Blues Hornets 26; NGV Jazz 48 (Abhishek 13, Nishant 9) bt Young Orions Bulls 43 (Karan 16).
Club Division: Women: Sports Hostel Sun 51 (Navaneeta 16, Arthi 13) bt JSC Mystics 26 .
C.G. Somiah pipped Shreepad Renu to win the Open event in the stable ford format Independence Day trophy golf tournament held at the KGA course here on August 14 and 15. Somiah tallied 35 points to Renu's 34.
Open event: Winner : C.G. Somiah - 35 pts, Runner-up: Shreepad Renu -34 pts.
Handicap event: Winner : Sumit Rathor - 43pts, Runner-up :Sai Papineni 43pts. (On better back nine scores of 21 pts).
Ladies event : Winner: Dhanalakshmi Rice 37pts, Runner-up: Sangeeta Varma 35pts .
Close win for MEG
MEG defeated MLI 3-2 in a close match in the Travancore Cup hockey tournament, at the KSHA stadium here on Monday. Poovanna, Muthanna and Rajesh scored for the victors while Sunil Kumar and Ganesh Patil got on the score sheet for MLI.
Meanwhile, in the Rotary Dr. G.S. Randhawa Memorial inter-school hockey tournament, Rashtriya Military School and St. Germain High School became the first two teams to make it to the semifinals.
The former received a walk-over from Kendriya Vidyalaya, NAL, in the first quarterfinal while St. Germain's trounced St. John's High School 3-0 in the second.
Travancore Cup: MEG 3 (Poovanna, Rajesh, Muthanna) bt MLI 2 (Sunil Kumar, Ganesh Patil); SAI ‘A' 2 (Arjun Halappa 2) bt Army Green 0.
Rotary Dr. G.S. Randhawa Memorial Inter School Hockey Tournament: Rashtriya Military School w/o K.V, N.A.L; St. Germain HS 3 (Sumith Kethan 2, Shishir Aiyanna) bt St. John's HS 0 .
Ganesh to lead
Ganesh Satish will lead a young Karnataka squad in the Buchi Babu all-India invitation cricket tournament in Chennai.
Karnataka will play its first match against Madhya Pradesh in the game commencing on Tuesday.
The tournament concludes on August 31.
Ganesh Satish (capt.), K.B. Pawan, K.L. Rahul, Sunil Raju, C. Raghu, Stuart Binny, Ryan Ninan, C.M. Gautam (wk), Adithya Sagar, S.L. Akshay, Asgar Pasha, C. Raghavendra, Kunal Kapoor, Devraj Patil and Raju Bhatkal. Coach: Sanath Kumar.
Four goals by right-in Dhananjaya (20th, 28th, 48th & 53rd minutes) helped SBRR Mahajana FGC register a facile 6-0 win over Sadvidya Semi-Residential PU College (Mysore).
With this win SBRR Mahajana FGC enter the semifinals of the college boys' section in the eighth Andolana Cup district-level hockey tournament, conducted by the National Sports Day Celebration Committee, at the Chamundivihar hockey grounds, Mysore, on Monday.
Cariappa (second minute) and Siddarth (ninth) were the other scorers for the winner.
In the other matches, NIE College of Engineering registered a 4-3 win over Marimallappa's PU College while Cauvery PU College recorded a narrow 1-0 win over University Evening College in the inaugural game.
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