Indore, January 24: Japan’s Izumo Takuto and Hong Kong’s Zhu Chengzhu became the Boys and Girls champions in the 11Even Sports 2015 ITTF World Junior Circuit Finals at the Abhay Prashal here today.
The three-day event came to the conclusion when the Japanese hardly dropped a sweat when he beat Carlos Vedriel from Spain 4-0 in what was a one-sided final while Zhu, despite an upper hand, overcame a stiff resistance to beat Park Seri of Korea 4
Indore, January 23: Archana Girish Kamath’s epoch-making run at the 11Even Sports 2015 ITTF World Junior Circuit Finals came to an end when top-seed Romanian Adina Diaconu beat the Indian 4-0 in the quarterfinals at the Abhay Prashal here today.
Archana, who became the first Indian to enter the last-eight stages, could not repeat her feat against French girl Pauline Chasselin in the third round which paved the way for her quarterfinal entry. Yet,
Indore, January 22: With one more round of group qualification matches remaining to be played tomorrow in the 2015 ITTF World Junior Circuit Finals, some upsets at the Abhay Prashal here today indicated to a topsy-turvy results, contrary to popular expectations.
Archana Girish Kamath, despite losing her first-round match to Romania’s Adreea Dragoman 2-4 in a tough battle, returned for
Indore, January 22: Early trends put Indian paddlers on notice as it was a disappointing beginning for both Mudit Dani and Siddhesh Pandey, the national champion, as they went down without fight against their higher-ranked and better players in first round matches of their respective groups in the 2015 ITTF World Junior Circuit Finals at the Abhay Prashal here today.
However, there was some flicker of hope when Archana Girish Kamath began on a bright no
Indore, January 21: It will not be business as usual for the crème de la crème of table tennis from six continents—Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America and Oceania—that has assembled here for the 2015 ITTF World Junior Circuit Finals.
All 32 paddlers—16 boys and 16 girls—on view here may have won a few titles from among the 30 tournaments, but the three-day finals commencing at the Abhay Prashad here f