East Zone TT: Anthony Amalraj, Archana Kamath bow out in pre-quarters

Delhi's Yashansh Malik and West Bengal's Prapti Sen took home the Youth Boys' and Girls' titles respectively.

Anthony Amalraj bowed out with a defeat to Soumyajit Ghosh. (File Photo)   -  Biswaranjan Rout

Men’s top-seed Anthony Amalraj and women’s second-seed Archana Kamath were the biggest upsets in the UTT National Ranking East Zone table tennis championships at the Dumurijala Stadium in Howrah on Thursday.

Amalraj lost to Soumyajit Ghosh 7-11, 17-15, 12-10, 11-7, 9-11, 8-11, 11-6, while Archana bowed out with a fighting 6-11, 7-11, 12-10, 5-11, 11-9, 11-3, 11-8 defeat to Krittwika Sinha Roy in men’s and women’s singles pre-quarterfinals respectively.

 

Other important results

Pre-quarterfinals

Men’s singles: Sanil Shetty (PSPB) bt Jubin Kumar (Har) 9-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-5, 11-7, 14-12; Manav Thakkar (PSPB) bt Ronit Bhanja (WB) 11-8, 11-4, 4-11, 11-6, 11-9; Sushmit Sriram (TN) bt Aman Balgu (Tel) 8-11, 11-2, 11-8, 11-9, 11-9; Arjun Ghosh (WB) bt Sourav Saha (Har) 911, 11-8, 8-11, 11-3, 11-7, 11-8; Harmeet Desai (PSPB) bt Abhishek Yadav (UP) 11-5, 10-12, 7-11, 11-8, 12-10, 11-5.

Women’s singles: Sutirtha Mukherjee (Har) bt Mousumi Paul (PSPB) 11-6, 1-7, 9-11, 12-14, 11-8, 11-13, 11-3; Ayhika Mukherjee (RBI) bt Seraha Jacob (TN) 11-7, 11-9, 11-4, 11-6; Yashini Sivasankar (TN) bt Shruti Amrute (Rlys) 5-11, 11-9, 11-9, 12-10, 11-13, 8-11, 11-9; Prapti Sen (WB) bt Madhurika Patkar (PSPB) 11-5, 7-11, 11-9, 13-11, 11-7; Naina (Tel) bt Harshavardhini (TN) 11-7, 6-11, 11-7, 5-11, 11-8, 11-7; Sreeja Akula (RBI) bt Moumita Datta (Rlys) 12-10, 8-11, 11-7, 11-7, 9-11, 6-11, 13-11.

Final

Youth boys’ singles: Yashansh Malik (Del) bt Jeet Chandra (Har) 11-7, 5-11, 8-11, 22-20, 11-7, 11-9.

Youth girls’ singles: Prapti Sen (WB) bt Moumita Datta (Rlys) 9-11, 11-7, 11-7, 11-9, 11-6.

Boys’ singles (under-13-under-15): Ankur Bhattacharjee (WB) bt Shankhadip Das (WB) 11-4, 11-8, 11-7.

Girls singles (under-13-under-15): Oishiki Joardar (WB) bt Prithoki Chakraborti (WB) 13-11, 8-11, 11-5, 11-8.