Vijayawada, Nov 27 (UNI) Last year's runner up West Bengal and Kerala in cadet boys and girls sections, respectively won the team titles in the 70th National sub junior tabel tennis championships here today.
In the final, West Bengal boys beat North Bengal 3-1. Anirbhan Ghosh lost the first singels to Subhankar Sarkar 11-7,7-11,10-12,9-11 while Subhendu Shaw beat Mridangha Bhodro 9-11, 13-11, 7-11, 11-7, 11-5. In the doubles Subhendu and Anirban defeated Subhankar and mridangha 8-11, 13-11,7-11, 11-7, 11-5.
Subhendu defeated Subhhankar in the reverse singles 11-6, 11-8,11-8,11-6.
In the girls section Kerala tronced last year's runner up Andhra Pradesh 3-1 with Maria Rony outplaying Akshi Sanchett 11-13, 21-19,11-7, 6-11,11-7 in the first singles. Seraha Jacob lost to Spooerthy of Andhra Pradesh 5-11,7-11,9-11,in the second singles.
But in the doubles Kerala's Maria and Seraha defeated Spoorthy and Akshi Sancheti 11-2, 11-8, 11-8 while Maria fought back to defeat Spoorthy 7-11,7-11, 13-11,11-8, 11-5 in the reverse singles to clinch the title for Kerala.
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