Nithya and Varun enter the semifinals of table tennis classification of the state of Tamil Nadu

CHENNAI: M Nithya Shree (Ch Ach) on white AS Vikashini (SDAT MDU) 3-0 to reach the junior women's semifinal category in the 4th of Sonplas-GMBH Classification of the state of Tamil Nadu Table tennis Tournament, organized by RAM Table Tennis Club under the auspices of Table Tennis Association Tamil Nadu on Saturday.

In the other quarterfinals of the day, S Sharmitha (SIVET) defeated Shreya Shivakumar (Ch Ach) 3-1.

In the boys section, G Varun (SBOA) eliminated S Manikandan (Jawahar) 3-0, while K Navaneet (SCHRAM) took out the best of S Karthikeyan (RTTA) 3-1 to enter the final stage.

Results (all quarterfinals):

Junior girls: M Nithya Shree (Ch Ach) beat AS Vikashini (SDAT MDU) 11-8, 11-6, 11-9; S Sharmitha (SIVET) beat Shreya Shivakumar (Ch Ach) 11-9, 11-5, 8-11, 11-9; S Hrithika (LTTA) beat M Yazhini (Jawahar) 11-7, 11-8, 11-8; B Kavya Shree (Jawahar) beat Maria Ancy (AKG) 11-6, 11-7, 12-10

Younger boys G Varun (SBOA) defeated S Manikandan (Jawahar) 11-4, 11-9, 11-3; K Navaneet (SCHRAM) beat S Karthikeyan (RTTA) 5-11, 11-7, 11-8, 11-9; D Vishwa (KTTC) beat S Tharun (MCC) 4-11, 11-7, 11-8, 11-5; P Raghuram (Vinwin) defeated Roopan Santhosh (Jawahar) 11-9, 16-14, 11-8