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Kalyani and Pankaj win TT titles

July 09, 2017 07:17 PM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: Kalyani of Department of Laws, Panjab University won the Women singles title by defeating Pareen Verma of SD College Sector 32 by set score 4-1 in the 1st Ranking of Chandigarh Table Tennis Tournament at the Sector 23 Table Tennis Hall here today.
. Kalyani steered the match from the beginning by leading 3-0, but Pareen came back in the 4thgame by winning it 11-9. However, Kalyani concluded the women singles final by winning the fifth game, thus claiming the title by set score 4-1.
Pankaj Sidana of SD College demonstrated the virtues of a true champion in the men singles final by defeating Shaurya Gupta of DAV Public School Sector 8 in straight sets without giving the latter a single chance to come back thus lifting the title by set score 4-0.
Sukhmeet Grewal, President of Chandigarh Table Tennis Association president Sukhmeet Grewal distributed the prizes.
Results:
WOMEN SINGLES
Quarter-finals: Somi (AG Audit) beat Paavan (DAV Public School) (11-9, 11-8, 11-7, 11-8) (4-0); Pareen (SD college) beat Shally (BSNL) (11-8, 11-7, 11-9, 11-8) (4-0); Kalyani (PU)beat Devaanshi (St Kabir) (11-9, 11-8,11-6, 7-11, 8-11, 9-11, 17-15) (4-3); Naina Suri (ESIC) beat Arshita (DAV Public School) (11-8, 11-9, 11-8, 11-7) (4-0)
Semifinals: Kalyani (PU) beat Naina (ESIC) (11-9, 8-11, 11-9, 11-7, 8-11, 7-11, 11-8) (4-3); .Pareen (DAV Public School) beat Somi (AG Audit) (11-9, 11-6, 11-8, 11-5) (4-0)
Final: Kalyani (Department of Laws, PU) beat Pareen Verma (SD College) (11-8, 11-9, 11-7, 9-11, 11-7) (4-1)

MEN SINGLES
Quarter Finals: Sahil Sharma (New Public School) beat Ishu Dhingra (Coaching centre 23) (11-8, 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 11-9) (4-1), Shaurya Gupta (DAV Public School) beat Tushar Gupta (Coaching Centre 23) (11-8, 8-11, 11-7, 11-5, 7-11, 6-11, 11-9) (4-3); Rishabh Kumar (Coaching centre 23) beat Divaksh (SD college) (11-9, 11-8, 9-11, 7-11, 11-6, 11-8) (4-2); Pankaj Sidana (SD college) beat Vikas Sharma (AG Audit) (11-9, 11-8, 7-11, 6-11, 11-8, 11-9) (4-2)
Semi Finals: Pankaj Sidana (SD College) beat Sahil Sharma (New Public School) (11-9, 11-8, 11-7, 11-6) (4-0);
Shaurya Gupta (DAV Public School Sec-8) beat Rishabh Kumar (Coaching Centre 23) (11-8, 9-11, 11-7, 6-11, 11-8, 11-9) (4-2)
Final: ankaj Sidana (SD College) beat Shaurya Gupta (DAV Public School) (11-8, 11-9, 11-7, 11-9) (4-0)

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