Shah enters semi-finals

Sports Reporter
Sunday, 15 October 2017

Pune: Sixth seeded Kheya Shah defeated third seed Samruddhi Kulkarni 11-9, 11-7, 11-5 to enter the semi-finals of the Sub Junior Girls Singles event of the 48th Inter District and 79th Maharashtra State Table Tennis Championship being played at the Balewadi Sports Complex on Sunday.

Second seed Mihika Rohira defeated seventh seed Pritha Vartikar 12-10, 11-9, 7-11, 9-11, 11-7 while Sampada Bhiwandkar who is seeded fourth defeated Ananya Chande with the score of 11-9, 11-8, 11-5.

Pune: Sixth seeded Kheya Shah defeated third seed Samruddhi Kulkarni 11-9, 11-7, 11-5 to enter the semi-finals of the Sub Junior Girls Singles event of the 48th Inter District and 79th Maharashtra State Table Tennis Championship being played at the Balewadi Sports Complex on Sunday.

Second seed Mihika Rohira defeated seventh seed Pritha Vartikar 12-10, 11-9, 7-11, 9-11, 11-7 while Sampada Bhiwandkar who is seeded fourth defeated Ananya Chande with the score of 11-9, 11-8, 11-5.

Also advancing to the semi-finals was first seed Vidhi Shah who beat Swapnali Narle 9-11, 11-5, 11-3, 11-6.

In the Sub Junior Boys quarterfinal matches, second seed Dev Shroff got the better of seveth seed Rajveer Shah with the score reading 11-7, 11-3, 11-6.

In the other action of the day, Jash Modi beat Arush Galpalli 11-8, 9-11, 11-6, 11-3 while Maanav Mehta defeated  Karan Kukreja 11-4, 11-9, 11-3 followed by first seed Deepit Patil who beat Ritvik Nagle 11-3, 11-9, 12-10.
The Sub Junior Girls quarterfinals witnessed first seed Vidhi Shah getting past Swapnali Narle 9-11, 11-5, 11-3, 11-6 while fourth seed Sampada Bhiwandkar was in good form as she defeated Ananya Chande with the score reading 11-9, 11-8, 11-5 to advance further.

Results: Quarterfinals:
Midget Girls: 1-Devyani Kulkarni bt Urja Nile 14-12,11-1,11-3; 4-Urvi Churi bt 5-Veda Raje 11-3,11-8,11-6; 3-Riya Kothari bt 6-Jaanhavi Phanse 11-7,11-8,22-20; 2-Jennifer Varghese bt 7-Nidhi Bhandarkar 11-7,11-4,11-3.
Midget Boys: Ryan D’Souza bt 1-Dev Hingorany 11-6,11-7,7-11,12-10; 4-Piyush Jadhav bt Pranav Gholkar 11-7,8-11,11-9,9-11,11-9; 6-Parth Deshpande bt 3-Kaustubh Girgaonkar 13-15,11-9,11-7,11-8; 2-Hriday Jain bt Shivam Vidhate 11-6,11-6,11-9.
Sub Junior Boys: 1-Deepit Patil bt 8-Ritvik Nagle 11-3,11-9,12-10; 4-Maanav Mehta bt 5-Karan Kukreja 11-4,11-9,11-3; 14-Jash Modi bt 11-Arush Galpalli 11-8,9-11,11-6,11-3; 2-Dev Shroff bt 7-Rajveer Shah 11-7,11-3,11-6.
Sub Junior Girls: 1-Vidhi Shah bt Swapnali Narle 9-11,11-5,11-3,11-6; 4-Sampada Bhiwandkar bt Ananya Chande 11-9,11-8,11-5; 6-Kheya Shah bt 3-Samruddhi Kulkarni 11-9,11-7,11-5; 2-Mihika Rohira bt 7-Pritha Vartikar 12-10,11-9,7-11,9-11,11-7.
Cadet Girls: 1-Pritha Vartikar bt 9-Jui Pendharkar 11-8,11-9,11-6; 4-Taneesha Kotecha bt 5-Pearl Amalsadiwala 11-9,13-11,11-6; 6-Sachi Dalvi bt 3-Radhika Sakpal 12-10,8-11,9-11,11-3,11-9; 2-Arya Songadkar bt 7-Sayali Wani 11-5,11-3,12-10.

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