Tamil Nadu teams dominate in inter-state squashBy IANS
Monday, November 1, 2010
CHENNAI - Hosts Tamil Nadu enjoyed a profitable day as their teams qualified for three of the four finals while Maharashtra and Delhi made it to two title rounds apiece in the junior National inter-State squash championships here Monday.
The boys under-19 final will be an all-Tamil Nadu affair between the A and B teams while the hosts were shut out in the girls under-15 category where Delhi and Maharasthra play for the title.
Results (all semi-finals):
Boys U-15: Tamil Nadu-A bt Delhi 2-0: Kush Kumar bt Abhishek Kumar 11-4,15-17,11-8,10-12,11-2, Roshan bt Mudit Pant 11-3,11-7,11-7. Third singles not played).
Maharastra bt Uttar Pradesh 3-0: Madhav Dhingra bt Ranjit Singh 11-5,11-5,7-11,8-11,11-7, Yohan Pandole bt Mukul Yadav 11-5,9-11,11-8,8-11,11-6, Raghav Mehrotra bt Divyanshu Sharma - 11-6,11-4.
Boys U-19: Tamil Nadu-A bt Delhi-A 2-0: Ramit Tandon bt Ashray Ohri 11-3,11-2,11-4, Vrishab Koitan bt Ishan Ghosh 11-9,11-9,9-11,12-14,11-6. Third singles not played.
Tamil Nadu-B bt Maharastra-A 3-0: Deepak Mishra bt Rohan Vora 11-8,11-7,11-3, Pragun Khemka bt Ness Billimoria 3-11,12-10,6-11,11-5,13-11, Akshay Deepak bt Caran Arora 11-6,11-7.
Girls U-15: Delhi-A bt Tamil Nadu-A 2-1: Pankhuri Malhotra lost to Lakshya Ragvendra 5-11,11-7,8-11,8-11, Adya Advani bt Shamika Reddy 11-5 11-7,11-4, Harshit Kaur bt Neharika Balamurukan 11-9,11-7,11-5.
Maharashtra bt Tamil Nadu-B 3-0: Aishwarya Nambiar bt Lihkita Dugar 11-8,11-4,11-3, Jui Kalgutkar bt Ashita 11-3,11-2,13-11, Aishwarya Bhattacharya bt Vedika Arun - 11-4,11-2.
Girls U-19: Tamil Nadu-A beat Delhi-B 3-0: Anaka Alankamony bt Pankhuri Malhotra 11-5,11-3,11-2, Aparajitha Balamurukan beat Harshit Kaur 11-8,11-6,11-2, Lakshaya Ragvendra bt Tanvi Khanna 11-9,11-4.
Delhi-A bt Tamil Nadu-B 3-0: Diya Kumar bt Sruthi Dugar 11-8,11-3,11-2, Vishruti Sahni bt Madhumita 11-2,11-5,11-1, Vidhi bt Anita J 11-3,11-1.