Aman, Nikhat reign supreme; Varuni, Snehit, Kesavan also stock exchange titles

HYDERABAD: Aman Balgu and Nikhat Banu won the men's and women's singles title at the 33rd annual St. Paul. Telangana State ranking and interscholastic table tennis tournament at St Paul's High School on Monday.

In a highly contested final, Aman of CRSCB managed to defeat Mohd Ali of LBS 4-3. It turned out to be a seesaw. battle With both rowers winning alternative games. Aman started taking the first to 13-11, but lost the second to 9-11. He took the third with 11-8, but Ali returned the blow hard to equalize the tie to take the fourth game 15-13. He broke the pattern to go up 3-2 by claiming the fifth game 11-4.

Aman accelerated the pace in this regard, as he won the next two games with identical scores of 12-10 to solve the problem.

On the other hand, Nikhat Banu proved to be quite strong for young Varuni Jaiswal of GSM in the women's final. The experienced RBI player won the first three games with 11-7, 11-9, 11-6 to move to a 3-0 lead. Varuni made a comeback to win the next two games with 5-11, 5-11, but Nikhat finished the game by winning the sixth game with 12-10.

Varuni, however, had the satisfaction of winning the Youth title by beating G Pranitha of HVS 4-2.

GTTA's SFR Snehit, fresh from his bronze medal in the last Nationals, did not accept any challenge when he rejected Amaan Ur Rahman 4-1 to win the youth title.

Kesavan Kannan of MLR won the Junior title by beating B Varun Shankar of GTTA 4-2.

Results:

Male singles (final): Aman Balgu (CRSCB) bt Mohd Ali (LBS) 4-3 (13-11, 9-11, 11-8, 13-15, 4-11, 12-10, 12-10). SF: Aman Balgu (CRSCB) bt SFR Snehit (GTTA) 4-2 (8-11, 11-9, 12-10, 7-11, 11-4, 11-8); Mohd Ali (LBS) bt Amaan Ur Rahman (AVSC) 4-3 (11-7, 11-4, 11-7, 9-11, 10-12, 12-10, 11-5).

Youth (final): SFR Snehit (GTTA) bt Amaan Ur Rahman 4-1 (11-6, 7-11, 11-7, 11-4, 11-9). SF: SFR Snehit (GTTA) bt Arvind (AWA) 4-0 (12-10, 11-7, 11-6, 11-8); Amaan Ur-Rahman (AVSC) by Mohd Ali (LBS) 4-2 (11-6, 11-8, 9-11, 13-11, 14-12, 11-5).

Junior (final): Kesavan Kannan (MLR) bt B Varun Shankar (GTTA) 4-2 (8-11, 11-9, 5-11, 11-9, 12-10, 11-7).

Individual women (final): Nikhat Banu (RBI) bt Varuni Jaiswal (GSM) 4-2 (11-7, 11-9, 11-6, 5-11, 5-11, 12-10). SF: Nikhat Banu (RBI) bt M Mounica (GSM) 4-2 (11-3, 11-8, 7-11, 11-8, 9-11, 11-9); Varuni Jaiswal (GSM) bt G Pranitha (HVS) 4-2 (4-11, 15-13, 6-11, 11-5, 11-9, 11-8).

Youth (final): Varuni Jaiswal (GSM) bt G Pranitha (HVS) 4-2 (8-11, 8-11, 11-5, 11-9, 11-8, 11-3).

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