Pune: Gaurav Lohapatre and Pritha Vartikar defeated respective opponents to lift the junior boys and girls title at the Dr Pramod Mulay Memorial Pune District Ranking Table Tennis Championship being played at PYC Hindu Gymkhana here on Wednesday.
In the Junior Boys category final, ninth seeded and 17 year old Lohapatre from BMCC College defeated second seeded Aarush Galpalli with the score of 7-11, 11-5,11-4, 11-9, 8-11, 11-6 to win his second title of the season.
Meanwhile in the Junior Girls category final, top seeded Vartikar who is a seventh standard student of PES Modern School claimed her third title of the season as she scraped past second seeded Swapnali Narle 11-9, 11-2, 8-11, 11-5, 11-7.
Junior Boys: 9-Gaurav Lohapatre bt 2-Aarush Galpalli 7-11, 11-5,11-4, 11-9, 8-11, 11-6.
Junior Girls: 1-Pritha Vartikar bt 2-Swapnali Narle 11-9, 11-2, 8-11, 11-5, 11-7.
Veterans: Avinash Joshi bt Dilip Kudtarkar 15-13, 11-8, 11-8.
Womens Singles: Quarterfinals: 1-Eesha Joshi bt 8-Swapnali Narle 12-10,11-13,11-8,11-7,4-11,11-5; 4-Shruti Gabhane bt 12-Vedika Bhende 14-12,11-8,9-11,11-7,13-11; 11-Vaibhavi Kher bt 3-Fauzia Meherally 11-2,11-7,11-9,11-8; 7-Prithika Sengupta bt Neha Mahangade 11-8,11-13,11-9,11-6,11-5.
Men’s: Round 2: 1-Sanat Bokil bt Bhushan Pujari 11-6,11-8,11-6; 16-Shriyash Bhosale bt Mithilesh Pandit 11-7,11-2,11-5; 7-Deepesh Abhyankar bt Sanjay Bhatt 11-7,11-5,11-9; 5-Ajay Kothavale bt Amit Kshatriya 11-3,11-3,11-6; 12-Harish Salvi bt Sagar Kulkarni 11-4,11-7,11-4; 13-Prasad Burande bt Sambit Pradhan 8-11,11-4,11-6,11-3; 4-Suyog Patil bt Onkar Kadukar 11-7,11-6,11-9; 3-Rishab Sawant bt Guru Nadgauda 11-2,11-8,11-13,11-6; 14-Aryan Panse bt Nischay Diman 11-6,11-7,11-8; 10-Adarsh Gopal bt Joyjit Pal 11-8,11-6,11-9; 6-Rajat Kadam bt Purab Jain 11-6,11-9,11-8; 8-Dhananjay Barve bt Vivek Sawant 11-9,11-8,11-1; 11-Advait Brahme bt Sachin Darwatkar 7-11,11-8,11-3,11-5; 15-Karan Kukreja bt Basavaraj Sabarad 11-9,11-13,11-5,11/-6; 2-Vaibhav Dahibhate bt Arya Sheth 11-7,11-6,7-11,11-7.