April 5: India sports activities information round-up of the day

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Host India continued to thrive on the sturdy recreation of Shruti Ahlawat to win its second match within the league in opposition to Uzbekistan and ensure a berth within the knock-out stage within the Asia-Oceania Junior Billie Jean King Cup under-16 women tennis match on the DLTA Complicated on Tuesday.

Shruti gained each her singles and doubles matches as soon as once more, after captain Archana Venkataraman fielded Riya Bhatia within the first singles with out a lot success.

It was some reduction for the hosts to witness Shruti clean Shaknoza Marimova within the second rubber between the No.1 gamers of the 2 groups, after Riya had managed to eke out one recreation from Sabrina Olimjonova.

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The doubles mixture of Shruti and Niyati Kukreti continued to ship, as India gained the decisive rubber 6-1, 7-5 in opposition to Zlata Chinnova and Shaknoza.

India will play Iran within the final league match on Wednesday. The sixth seeded Iran beat Malaysia 2-1, as Mandegar Farzami and Mehraneh Zohourian recovered from shedding the primary set within the tie-break to win the second set at love and the match tie-break in a thriller 17-15 in opposition to Yu Chi Chan and Jo Leen Noticed.

In group-B, second seed Australia was stunned within the second singles by Indonesia, however bounced again to clinch the doubles for the lack of 4 video games.

The outcomes (league):

Group-A: Japan bt Mongolia 3-0.

Group-B: Australia bt Indonesia 2-1; Thailand bt Sri Lanka 3-0.

Group-C: India bt Uzbekistan 2-1 (Riya Sachdeva misplaced to Sabrina Olimjonova 0-6, 1-6; Shruti Ahlawat bt Shaknoza Marimova 6-0, 6-0; Shruti & Niyati Kukreti bt Zlata Chinnova & Shaknoza 6-1, 7-5); Iran bt Malaysia 2-1 (Mehraneh Zohourian misplaced to Yu Chi Chan 6-7(3), 1-6; Mandegar Farzami bt Jo Leen Noticed 6-3, 6-3; Mandegar & Mehraneh bt Yu Chi Chan & Jo Leen Noticed 6-7(2), 6-0, [17-15]).

Group-D: Kazakhstan bt Vietnam 3-0; Korea bt Singapore 3-0.

-by Kamesh Srinivasan


Parampal Singh Guron shot 120 to make the semifinals, however completed fourth in his group, in males’s skeet within the Shotgun World Cup in Lima, Peru.

Parampal who had shot 73 out of 75 within the first three rounds, dropped three birds within the final two rounds, to be in a shoot-off with six others on 120 for 4 spots within the semifinals.

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Finally, Nicolas Pacheco Espinosa of Peru beat Federico Gil of Argentina 4-3 within the shoot-off for the gold, after the 2 had shot 37. Each had 121 in qualification.

The toppers in qualification, Dustan Taylor of the US and Julio Elizardo Dujarric Lembcke of Dominican Republic, with 122 hits, additionally crashed out with out making it to the medal stage within the semifinals.

India didn’t area girls shooters in skeet, which had a small area of 12, resulting in eight semifinalists.

The outcomes:

Males’s skeet: 1. Nicolas Pacheco Espinosa (Per) 37(4) 28 (121); 2. Federico Gil (Arg) 37(3) 28 (121); 3. Hayden Stewart (US) 27 (28) 120; 4. Jesper Hansen (Den) 15 (30) 120; 5-8. Parampal Singh Guron 15 (120); 19. Amrinder Cheema 116; 44. Munek Battula 107.

-by Kamesh Srinivasan


Tamil Nadu mixed particular person brilliance with scientific team-work because the nine-time champion scripted a convincing 99-71 win over Uttarakhand in a Group- C males’s contest of the Senior Nationwide basketball championships right here on Tuesday.

Tamil Nadu workforce’s Aravind Kumar (yellow) in motion in opposition to Uttarakhand on the 71st Senior Nationwide Basketball Championship.   –  Jothi Ramalingam .B

With the win, TN certified for the second spherical to be held on Wednesday and Thursday. Equally, the host girls’s facet, too, made it to the second spherical by ending behind topper Indian Railways in Group-A.

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Usually, ties between Uttarakhand and Tamil Nadu are crammed with motion and depth. Immediately, it was something however that as TN ran riot.

From Muin Bek, who was flawless along with his three-pointers and lay-ups to A. Aravind, Aravind Kumar and from P. Jeevanantham to P. Baladhaneswar, everybody contributed in equal measure. Uttarakhand, barring Arjun Singh (19 factors) who was constant along with his three-pointers, the remainder didn’t rise to the event.

The eight groups (prime 4 in every Group) in women and men have now certified for the second spherical, and the subsequent two days–Wednesday and Thursday–will decide the quarterfinalists.

The outcomes:

Males: Group A: Punjab 96 (Kanwar Singh 23, Amritpal Singh 14, Manjot Singh 13, Amjyot Singh 10) bt Telangana 58 (Nikhil Saikumar 10, Billa Nathan 15).

B: Karnataka 69 (Abhishek Gowda 11, Shashank Rai 14, Pratyanshu Tomar 12, Harish Muthu 11) Bt Rajasthan 44 (Ashish Trivedi 14); Companies 88 (Joginder Singh 18, Gaurav Chandel 16, Nikhil Kumar 24) bt UP 64 (Tushal Singh 14, Akash Bhasin 11, Kushal Singh 10, Harsh Dagar 10).

C: Tamil Nadu 99 (Siva Balan 12, Arvind Kumar 26, P. Jeevanantham 13, A. Aravind 12) bt Uttarakhand 71 (Vishesh Brighuvamshi 10, Arjun Singh 19, Prashant Rawat 15, Riyanshu Negi 20).

Ladies: Group-A: Indian Railways 120 (Madhu Kumari 22, Poonam Chaturvedi 11, Avanti Vardhan 18, Sruthi Arvind 22, Shireen Vijay Limya 13, Vaishnavi Yadav 11) bt Delhi 66 (Raspreet Sidhu 26); TN 89 (A. Ashmita 10, Ok. Sathya 15, S. Rajeshwari 21, Monica Jeyasali 15) bt Maharashtra 68 (Sakshi Pandey 25, Avya 16).

-by Keerthivasan Ok


SD Prajwal Dev and Digvijay Pratap Singh have been crushed 6-2, 3-6, 10-5 by fourth seeded Koreans, Seong Chan Hong and Cheong-Eui Kim, within the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the $15,000 ITF males’s tennis match in Thailand on Tuesday.

The outcomes:

$15,000 ITF males, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Jisung Nam & Minkyu Tune (Kor) bt Adil Kalyanpur & Parikshit Somani 6-4, 6-2; Seong Chan Hong & Cheong-EuiKim (Kor) bt SD Prajwal Dev & Digvijay Pratap Singh 6-2, 3-6, [10-5].

-by Kamesh Srinivasan

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