CHENNAI: R Anirudh Seshadhri’s century (126 retired) helped City I bag a lead of 62 runs over Districts I in the drawn final of the TNCA Round Robin U-14 match played at Murugappa grounds.
Brief scores: Districts I 234/7 in 90 ovs (ND Hari Shankar 66, D Santhosh Kumar 59, Neyan Shyam Kangayan 54; Arya Yohan Menon 3/26) drew with City I 296/5 in 90 ovs (R Anirudh Seshadhri 126, John Tarun George 71 n.o, R Vimal Khumar 55).
Sandeep bags crown
VM Sandeep defeated Kanishk Pal 6-0, 6-7 (6-7), 6-1 in the boys’ U-14 finals of the HCL tennis junior tour Chennai leg. In the girls U-14 category, Viveha Sivaraman defeated Joshika Premkumar 6-4, 6-0 to bag the title.
Results: (all finals): Singles: Boys: U-12: Ayushman Arjeria bt Aaron Niranjan 3-6, 6-1, 6-0. U-14: VM Sandeep bt Kanishk Pal 6-0, 6-7 (7), 6-1. Girls: U-12: Vaishnavi Adkar bt Kundana Sri 6-1, 6-0. U-14: Viveha Sivaraman bt Joshika Premkumar 6-4, 6-0.Doubles: Boys: U-14: VM Sandeep/Rajesh Kannan bt Kanishk Pal/Anirudh Kumar 4-1, 4-1. Girls: Joshika Premkumar/KS Janani bt Sruthi P/Adithi VK 2-4, 4-2, 10-3. Plate event: Boys: U-12: Nithin Sai bt Aakash Karakatte 7-2. U-14: Sarvesh Varshan bt Uday Suriyan 7-0. Girls: U-14: Chandhini bt Vithula V 7-6 (6).