CHENNAI: Sathya Narayanan of CTTF stunned third seed E Prabhakaran of SRSA with a 5-11, 11-9, 11-8, 1-11, 11-9 win in the fourth round of men’s singles at the state-ranking table tennis tournament on Saturday.
Results: Men: S Nikhil (CTTF) bt Thilipan (LTTA) 11-9, 11-3, 11-9; Sri Krishna (RTTA) bt Sriram (Ch Ach) 11-9, 11-9, 4-11, 11-9; Sushmit (MVM) bt Hemanth (BSNL) 11-5, 11-9, 17-15; M Subash (AGORC) bt Shreyas Chandar (LTTA) 11-8, 11-7, 13-11; K Rohit (LTTA) bt Nithin Narayanan (CTTF) 11-5, 11-8, 11-8; Sivanandha (ITRC) bt D Ananth (Ransa) 11-4, 8-11, 11-3, 11-4; Vinoth (SRSA) bt Jawahar (SSA Erd) 12-10, 11-5, 3-11, 11-8; Veeraraghavan (LTTA) bt Kalvath (AGORC) 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 11-9; Sathyanarayanan (CTTF) bt Prabhakaran (SRSA) 5-11, 11-9, 11-8, 1-11, 11-9. Junior boys: D Livington (RTTA) bt J Akshay (PSBB) 5-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-9; G Varun (MVM) bt Micheal Anston (AKG) 11-5, 11-9, 9-11, 11-9; PL Lakshmanan (MDX) bt Hari Vignesh (KTTC) 11-9, 11-6, 12-10; Md Yunus (KTTC) bt C Anirudth (Jaw) 11-5, 11-9, 11-4; S Karthikeyan (Jaw) bt Kavin Mohan (Mak) 11-5, 11-8, 9-11, 11-2; V Prashanth (PSBB) bt Nandhesh Murali (Erd) 11-6, 11-8, 11-7; S Adithya (MDX) bt Pradeep Shiva (KTTC) 11-6, 11-9, 11-7.
Telangana won the 21st sub-junior and 3rd inter-state Challenger National Rowing Championships at Sri Ramachandra Water Sports Centre (SWSC). Kerala finished second, and was followed by Tamil Nadu.
Rotary Club of Chennai and Rotary Club of Madras will jointly organise the first Suryoday Serenity Cup U-19 inter-school cricket tournament from June 11. It will feature the top 16 schools from Chennai, Thiruvallur and Kanchipuram districts.
Teams have been divided into four groups. Matches are 50 overs per side in this stage. The group toppers will qualify for the semifinals to be played over two days (90 overs a side). The final will be a three-day affair (first innings 90 overs, second innings 40 overs) from July 2-4.
The R Ashwin-mentored Gen-Next Cricket Institute will commence operations in three new schools. The annual programme starts on June 16. Boys and girls of all age groups are eligible to join the new facility at Loyola College, Pon Vidyasharm (Valasaravakkam) and KRM Public School (Perambur). For details contact: 9884017371 (Loyola), 9445661558 (Pon Vidyashram), 9994799405 (KRM Public School).