Aarush Meshram clinched the cadet boys singles title in Shakti Club Open Ranking Table Tennis Tournament organised under the auspices of Nagpur District Table Tennis Association (NDTTA) at Shakti Club Hall, here on Monday. In the final, Meshram got rid of Aaditya Karandikar 11-8, 11-4, 11-3 in straight three sets. Earlier in the semis, Aarush eliminated Parth Kashyap 11-3,11-8whereas Aaditya downed Shlok Dayal 11-2,11-7. In the team championship event, Shakti ‘A’ blanked DNC ‘D’ to enter the final. Jayesh Kulkarni gave winning start to Shakti defeating Yash Biswas 11-3,11-4,11-6.
In the second single, Yash Dhote downed Harshali Devgade 11-4,11-5,11-7. In the doubles,Vaibhav Rane duo turned the tables on Kaustubh Udar bt Yash – Harshali 11-4,11-5,11-7 to ensure the victory. In the second semi-final, Shakti ‘B’ recorded an easy 3-0 win over DNC ‘A’. Disha Girdhar gave 1-0 lead to Shakti ‘B’ defeating Akshay Lingayat 13-15,14-12,11-3,11-3. In the second single, Mayuri Deshmuih quelled the challenge of Neha Raut 8-11,7-11,11-9,11-6,11-5. In the doubles, Disha pairing with Mayuri overcame Akshay-Neha11-13,11-4,12-10,7-11,11-8.
Results Cadet boys final: Aarush Meshram bt Aaditya Karandikar 11-8,11-4,11-3 Cadet boys semi: Aarush bt Parth Kashyap 11-3,11-8; Aaditya bt Shlok Dayal 11-2,11-7 Team Semi finals : Shakti ‘A’ bt DNC ‘D’ 3-0 (Jayesh Kulkarni bt Yash Biswas 11-3,11-4,11-6; Yash Dhote bt Harshali Devgade 11-4,11-5,11-7); Vaibhav Rane- Kaustubh Udar bt Yash – Harshali 11-4,11-5,11-7) Shakti ‘B’ bt DNC ‘A’ 3-0 ( Disha Girdhar bt Akshay Lingayat 13-15,14-12,11-3,11-3; Mayuri Deshmukh bt Neha Raut 8-11,7-11,11-9,11-6,11-5; Disha Girdhar- Mayuri Deshmukh bt Akshay-Neha11-13,11-4,12-10,7-11,11-8).
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