Displaying their superb skills,Tuba,Nidhi Gupta,Manu Gupta and Priya Sharma beat their respective opponents with ease in the quarterfinal matches to reach the semifinal stage in the girls singles junior category of the 23rd Chandigarh State Carrom Tournament being held at St. Stephens School,Sector 45,Chandigarh. The tournament is being organised by the Chandigarh Carrom Association.
In race for the finals,Tuba will take on Nidhi Gupta while Manu Gupta will lock horns with Priya Sharma in the semifinals. Tuba overpowered Maryam 21-00,16-00,Nidhi Gupta thrashed Komal Gupta 23-00,18-00,Manu Gupta got the better off Sanya Chadha 15-04,14-05 while Priya Sharma whitewashed Reena 21-00,21-00 to surge ahead.
Meawnhile in the boys singles junior section,Mohammed Talib,Ankush Taneja, Tasavar Ali,Yishu Sharma, Ayush Kumar and Aarish entered the quarterfinal stage after beating their respective opponents in the second round matches.
(Ist Round): Anuj K Sinha b Umeed Ali 24-15,25-03; Neeraj Bharti b Ritesh Sood 25-00,25-00; Mohd. Aarish b Shubham Sharma 25-00,24-00; Raj Kumar b Sahil Thakur 25-00,25-07; Tasavar Ali b Mukesh Chand 25-10,25-12; Aneesh Ahmed b Preet Kanwal Singh 25-02,25-00; Mohd. Saquib b Ankush Taneja 17-19,23-09,25-15; Mohd. Talib b Jatin Chaudhary 23-04,25-04; Yishu Sharma b Rahul Goel 22-01,22-00; Mohd. Hassan b Amardeep Sharma 25-00,25-00.
Boys Singles (Junior):
(Ist Round): Amarjeet Sharma b Ayush Makkar 21-00,21-00; Rafat Ali b Maneet Singh 20-00,22-00; Ankush Taneja b Sahib Preet Singh 16-11,07-09,13-04; Tasavar Ali b Shanu Goel 15-00,14-01; Aditya b Bhagwant Singh 18-00,20-04; Namitanshu b Sarabjeet Singh 15-00,14-00; Aayush Kumar b Pushpit 21-00,21-00; Rahul Goel b Kunal Batra 10-04,20-00; Mahir Yadav b Abhishek 24-05,17-01; Paras Arora b Preet Kanwal Singh 03-20,11-10,25-06; Jatin Chaudhary b Shubhan Banyal 11-00,21-04; Paramjeet Singh b Aditya Kumar Gupta 06-05,05-16,15-09; Mohd. Arib b Sahil Thakur 14-03,21-04.
(2nd Round): Mohd. Talib b Amarjeet Sharma 23-01,22-03; Ankush Taneja b Rafat Ali 16-00,16-08; Tasavar Ali b Aditya 25-00,05-00; Yishu Sharma b Namitanshu 21-00,21-00; Ayush Kumar b Rahul Goel 21-00,21-00; Paras Arora b Mahir Yadav 16-01,21-15; Jatin Chaudhary b Paramjit Singh 20-04,23-00; Aarish b Mohd. Arib 14-23,11-09,20-07.
Boys Singles (Sub-Junior)
(Ist Round): Shubham b Pushpit 14-07; Amarjeet Sharma b Arshdeep Singh 21-00; Yash Gupta b Ankit 23-00; Anmol Bhatia b Anubhav Gupta 21-00; Aditya b Jap Jot Singh Walia 23-00; Mukul Negi b Hemant Kumar 07-00; Mohd. Adil b Taranvir Longia 21-00; Mayank Gupta b Madhav Inder Singh 21-00; Nitin Malik b Ayush 07-00; Viren Behl b Ranvir Longia 05-00; Rishit Nanda b Jashandeep Singh 16-00; Dhruv Zutshi b Gautam Sharma 22-00; Preet Inder Singh b Anant Sood 02-01; Shubkirat Singh b Raghav Sharma 09-00; Aryan Singh Dhaka b Raghav 11-04; Viren Pathania b Asmeet Singh 19-00.
(2nd Round): Mahir Yadav b Shubham 21-00; Amarjit Sharma b Amanpreet Singh 19-00; Yash Gupta b Arshdeep Sokhal 17-01; Anmol Bhatia b Piyush Mann 21-00; Aditya Gupta b Aditya 09-08; Mohd. Adil b Aryan Singh 18-00; Rishu Sharma b Mayank Gupta 21-00; Sahil Thakur b Nitin Malik 21-00; Ayush b Viren Behl 04-00; Dhruv Zutshi b Richit Nanda 09-00; Gur Rehmat Singh b Preet Inder Singh 21-00; Shub Kirat Singh b Abtinder Singh 10-00; Aryan Singh Dhaka b Abhishek Kumar 09-00; Atul Yadav b Onkar Singh 19-00; Chirag C b Viren Pathania 21-00.
Girls Singles (Junior):
(1st Round): Maryam b Akanksha Bhatia 21-00,19-04; Manu Gupta b Vrinda 21-00,21-00; Sanya Chadha b Muskan 23-00,12-04; Reena b Mansi Gupta 14-00,17-00.
Quarterfinals: Tuba b Maryam 21-00,16-00; Nidhi Gupta b Komal Gupta 23-00,18-00; Manu Gupta b Sanya Chadha 15-04,14-05; Priya Sharma b Reena 21-00,21-00.
Girls Singles (Sub-Junior):
(1st Round): Bisakha Sharma b Sanya Mahajan 15-00; Ashu Sharma b Bhavika Tyagi 20-04; Sanya Chadha b Mehak 25-00; Aakanksha Bhatia b Anushika 13-05; Sukhali Singh b Drishti Jain 08-07.