Sharath Kamal reaches Sr National TT semis

Kolkata, Jan 23 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS): Title holder Achanta Sharath Kamal of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) moved into the semi finals with thumping 4-0 results against Bengal’s Anirban Nandi in the men’s singles at the 72nd Senior National & Inter-State Table Tennis champhionship being held at Netaji Indoor Stadium here.
However, his office colleague, women’s top seed Mouma Das moved out in the singles for women.
But Mouma, who helped her PSPB to win women’s team championship against Bengal on Thursday, won the double crown partnering with Pooja Sahasrabudhe defeating Nandita Saha & Ankita Das 6-11,11-8,11-8,11-7.
Das also won in the mixed doubles final with Sourav Chakraborty to beat Maharastra A Aman Balgu and Mamta Prabhu 11-8,11-6,11-8 in straight set.
Kamal, representing PSPB, outclassed Nandi 11-5,11-3,13-11,11-9, would now meet in the semifinal against Tamil Nadu’s R Abishek, who surprised India’s 4th ranked Sourav Chakraborty (PSPB) 4-2 (5-11,12-14,11-6,11-5,118,11-9) in the quarter finals.
In other quarter finals North Bengal’s Soumyajit Ghosh beat Pathik mehta of Gujarat 4-0 (11-4,11-5,11-7,11-7) to meet PSPB’s Soumydeep Roy, whobet Maharastra’s Sanil Shetty 4-2 (9-11,12-10,11-5,12-10,5-11,15-13).
In women’s singles quarter finalsm Nandita Saha of North Bengal beat Mouma Das (PSPB) and now would meet in semis against Mamta Prabhu of Maharastra, who beat Susmita Rayof PSPB 4-1( 11-5,9-11, 11-8, 11-8, 11-6).
In other quarter finals PSPB’s K Shamini beat her compatriot Pooja Sahasrabudhe 4-2 (5-11,9-11,14-12,13-11,11-6,11-3 to meet Madhurika Patkar, also from PSPB, who beat Soumi Mandal (PSPB) 4-0 (11-5,11-2,11-9,11-7).
Mouma Das won doubles for women in the final partnering with Pooja Sahasrabudhe beating North Bengal’s duo Nandita Saha and Ankita Das 11-6,11-8,11-8,11-7.
In Men’s double final Rajashtan’s duo Devesh Karia and Jubin Kumar beat Bengal’s Souvik Kar and Sourav Saha 11-8,8-11,11-5,11-7.

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