Ranchi, Feb. 25: Table tennis ace Achanta Sharath Kamal received the combined doubles title with nationwide champion Kumaresan Shamini on Friday, Feb. 26. As he lined up for one more gold after storming to the highest conflict in males’s singles on the thirty fourth National Games right here.
The duo of Sharath Kamal and Shamini bounced again from two units to defeat the Bengal duo of Sourav Saha and Ankita Das 8-11, 4-11, 11-4, 11-9, 11-4.
Sharath Kamal’s hopes of one other title at the moment had been dashed when he misplaced with G Vinod to Bengal pair of Sourav Chakraborty and Anirban Nandi September 11, 11-6, 7-11, 8-11 within the males’s doubles closing.
Sharath Kamal broke into the highest males’s singles conflict earlier after beating Bengal’s Raj Mondal 11-3, 11-4, 11-4, 11-9 as he remained in competition for a treble of titles .
The world quantity 40 beforehand led Tamil Nadu to the boys’s title.
These are additionally his first titles on the National Games on his third outing.
The Tamil Nadu star will face Anirban Nandi of Bengal who put up a spectacular fightback to beat his teammate Sourav Chakraborty 4-11, 3-11, 10-12, 12-10, 11-6, 12-10, 11-2 in a seven-setter marathon.
Within the ladies’s singles closing, Shamini will face Madhurika Patkar of Maharashtra.
Shamini overtook Mamta Prabhu of Maharashtra 11-13, 11-4, 11-7, 11-9, 11-8 whereas Patkar knocked out Mouma Das of Bengal 12-10, 11-9, 11-13, 11-4 , 11-8 .
Patkar and Pooja Sahasrabudhe received gold for Maharashtra in ladies’s doubles beating teammates Mamta and Ashlesha Bodas 13-11, 11-8, 11-9.
Tomorrow’s males’s and girls’s singles title clashes would be the final two gold medals on provide on the ultimate day.
Article first printed: Saturday, February 26, 2011, 0:01 [IST]