Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Amalraj, Mouma are West Zone Table Tennis Champions


A Amalraj and Mouma Das bagged the Men's and Women's titles at the West Zone National Table Tennis championships at Thane. In the finals, they beat G Sathiyan and Manika Batra respectively in nail biting finishes that went down to the wire.

Results:

Men’s Singles: Final: Anthony Amalraj (PSPB) bt G. Sthiyan (PSPB) 4-3 (14-16, 11-13, 11-7, 11-7, 11-2, 8-11, 11-6); Semifinals: Anthony Amalraj bt Devesh Karia (Guj) 4-3 (8-11, 11-5, 11-8, 7-11, 13-11, 6-11, 11-4, G. Sathiyan bt Sudhanshu Grover (PSPB) 4-1 (11-4, 11-6, 11-7, 8-11, 11-9).

Women’s Singles: Final: Mouma Das (PSPB) bt Manika Batra (PSPB) 4-3 (7-11, 6-11, 8-11, 11-7, 11-6, 12-10, 12-10; Semifinals: Manika Batra bt Ayhika Mukherjee (AAI) 4-0 (11-7, 11-4, 11-4, 11-7), Mouma Das bt K. Shamini (PSPB) 4-1 (11-4, 11-5, 2-11, 11-7, 11-5).

Youth Boys Singles: Final: Arjun Ghosh (WB) bt Sabhya Virmani (AAI) 4-1 (11-7, 11-5, 9-11, 11-3, 11-4); Semifinals: Arjun Ghosh bt Ravindra Kotiyan (Mah) 4-3 (11-7, 11-7, 5-11, 12-14, 11-2, 9-11, 11-5), Sabhay Virmani bt Birdie Boro (PSPB) 4-3 (9-11, 12-10,13-11, 7-11, 11-9, 11-13, 11-7).

Youth Girls Singles: Final: Manika Batra (PSPB) bt Moumita Datta (WB) 4-0 (11-5, 11-8, 11-6, 11-4);Semifinals: Moumita Datta bt Reeth Rishya (PSPB) 4-1 (11-7, 11-2, 10-12, 11-8, 13-11), Manika Batra bt Ayhika Mukherjee (AAI) 4-1 (11-7, 11-8, 11-5, 7-11, 11-8).

Photo courtesy of the ITTF.