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Raut, Mohile shocked Mandar Chiplunkar wins thriller

FPJ Bureau | Updated on: Friday, May 31, 2019, 11:18 PM IST

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Mumbai : Midget boys third seed Vivaan Mohile and fourth seed Kalpak Raut suffered shock defeats in the Li Ning 4 Star All Mumbai Table Tennis Tournament, at the NSCI, Worli, on Saturday.

The underdogs enjoyed a rewarding opening day as Kushal Patel upset Mohile 11-9, 11-6, 11-9 in an exciting quarter-final, while Yashas Todi stunned Raut 11-6, 8-11, 11-8, 8-11, 11-8 in a tight pre-quarter-final contest en route to the semi-finals. Todi later overcame Chaitanya Ahuja 3-11, 11-6, 11-13, 11-7, 11-7 in another close quarter-final encounter.  Exciting action continued in the sub junior boys third round with one of Mumbai’s top juniors Mandar Chiplunkar of Lalbaug living dangerously before snatching a thrilling 4-11, 11-7, 5-11, 14-12, 11-2 win over Yohan Mehta to advance to the pre-quarter-finals along with fifth seed Atharva Kurade who got past unseeded Krish Kalrani in another 3-2 thriller.

The tournament is being held under the auspices of the MCDTTA and MSDTTA and includes categories for men, women, veterans, midget, cadet, sub junior, junior, youth boys and girls and men’s team championship.

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Results :

 Midget Boys (Quarter-finals): 1-Havish Asrani bt Atharva Rane 11-5, 11-3, 11-4; Kushal Patel bt 3-Vivaan Mohile 11-9, 11-6, 11-9; Yashas Todi bt Chaitanya Ahuja 3-11, 11-6, 11-13, 11-7, 11-7; 2-Krish Shetty bt Arsh Shaikh 11-2, 11-4, 11-8.  Sub jr. boys (3rd Rd): 1-Hrishikesh Malhotra bt Sahil Patile 11-2, 11-8, 11-5; Yajat Thanawala bt Arnav Karnawar 11-4, 11-5, 11-5; Aditya Shinde bt Ronit Mirchandani 11-7, 11-5, 11-4; Manav Shah bt Shlok Bang 11-7, 11-3, 11-6; 5-Atharva Kurade bt Krish Kalrani 4-11, 11-5, 11-6, 11-13, 11-7; Mandar Chiplunkar bt Yohan Mehta 4-11, 11-7, 5-11, 14-12, 11-2; Sameehan Kulkarni bt Dhruv Satra 11-7, 8-11, 11-7, 11-6; 4-Dev Shroff bt Shrihari Shankar 11-1, 11-2, 11-5; 3-Ritvik Nagle bt T.K. Shrikanth 11-7, 11-4, 11-8; Ashwin Subramaniam bt Dhruv Das 11-1, 11-5, 11-5; Rajveer Shah bt Mainak Nistala 11-8, 11-7, 11-9; 6-Parth Rambhia bt Swayam I. 11-6, 12-10, 11-5; 7-Jash Jobalia bt Manav Agarwal 11-5, 11-5, 11-2; Shivam Das bt Shubham Samant 11-2, 11-2, 14-12; Krish Bhatia bt Viraj Gada 11-4, 11-7, 11-8; 2-Maanav Mehta bt Amey Shenoy 11-2, 11-5, 11-2.

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Published on: Sunday, August 16, 2015, 01:46 AM IST