Table tennis: Rishabh and Sri Gauranga win titles at ISC tourney

Sports Saturday 06/May/2017 16:49 PM
By: Times News Service
Table tennis: Rishabh and Sri Gauranga win titles at ISC tourney

Muscat: Rishabh Sheth and B. Sri Gauranga captured titles at the ongoing Al Amana Building Materials Company-sponsored Annual Table Tennis Tournament organised by the Indian Social Club (ISC).
Rishabh won the under-10 singles title after defeating Akshara Pateriya 11-5, 11-8, 11-5 in the final.
B. Sri Gauranga emerged winner of the under-10 plate event. In the plate final, Sri Gauranga defeated Wasi Mohamed 11-8, 11-6, 14-12.
Manvi Sarawanan and Ananya Krishnan advanced to the final of the girls under-13 singles event.
In a well-contested semifinal, Manvi held firm and overcame Surabhi Salian with a fine 11-7, 11-9, 12-10 victory.
In the second semifinal, Ananya Krishnan rallied from a game down to prevail over Dimple Malawiya 7-11, 11-7, 11-9, 19-17.
Top seed in the boys under-13 singles, Arjun Sriram was stretched to the limit before advancing to the final.
In a thrilling semifinal encounter, Arjun fought back from a game down to overcome Aditya Sairam 6-11, 12-10, 11-8, 4-11, 11-4.
In the second semifinal, Johnathan Ferdinand, who had scored an upset victory over second seed Arvind Prabhu in the quarterfinals, defeated Sibil Joseph 11-4, 11-7, 11-6.