Second seed Sriram Balaji of India made short work of Dinslaken Maximilian of Germany 6-0, 6-3 in the first round of the MCC-S R Subramaniam Memorial ITF Futures tennis tournament here on Monday. In another first-round match, Ashwin Vijayragavan (India) defeated Fuentes Laslo Urrutia of Chile 6-4, 6-1. Top seed Viktor Criovoi of Romania entered the second round with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Filippo Leonardi of Italy.
Sathyabama University beat St Joseph’s College (Cuddalore) 25-20,20-25, 25-19, 25-21 in the final of the St Joseph’s Trophy state-level inter-college volleyball tournament 2013, conducted by St Joseph’s College Of Arts & Sciences, Cuddalore.
Other victories of Sathyabama University: bt E S Engg, Villupuram 25-16, 25-12; bt Sankara University 25-20, 25-18, 25-20; bt DB Jain College (Chennai) 25-19, 25-18, 25-20.
Monahan Cricket Academy bagged the U-15 title in the city-level inter-school & academy cricket tournament, jointly conducted by Madras Christian College HSS and Life Sports Academy.
Loyola Cricket Academy came second. Twenty four invited schools and academy from the city participated in the tournament Chennai Cricket Academy clinched the U-12 title. Bhavans School, Chennai, finished as runner-up.
Former India Test cricketer Tinu Yohanan gave away the prizes.