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Indian cadet TT girls off to great start in Thailand Open

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The Indian girls beat Singapore in a tight contest

Bangkok, May 13 (IANS)

Putting up an impressive performance, the Indian cadet girls team registered two wins on the opening day of the SET Thailand Open junior and cadet table tennis tournament here on Wednesday.

The team comprising of Archana Kamat, Varuni Jaiswal and Srushti Haleangadi scored a hard-fought 3-2 win over Singapore and later blanked host Thailand 3-0, according to a release.

However, it was mixed luck for India in the junior section. The Indian junior boys team went down to Japan 1-3, while the junior girls team whipped Malaysia 3-0 to begin the campaign on a positive note.

The results:

Junior boys: India lost to Japan 3-1 (Lalrin Puia bt Yuhi Itami 11-5, 10-12, 11-9, 11-5;

Utkarsh Gupta lost to Kei Hanami 9-11, 11-7, 9-11, 6-11;

Sanish Ambekar lost to Shouki Kihara 8-11, 9-11, 9-11;

Utkarsh Gupta lost to Yuhi Itami 11-2, 2-11, 9-11, 11-5, 9-11).

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Girls: India bt Malaysia 3-0 (Sreeja Akula bt Amanda Wong 11-8, 11-3, 11-9; Shruthi

Amruthe bt Wen Limyi 5-11, 11-9, 11-6, 10-12, 11-6; Maria Rony bt Amanda Wong 11-

3, 7-11, 11-6, 5-11, 11-5).

Cadet girls: India bt Singapore 3-2 (Archana Kamat bt Hui En tan 11-4, 11-3, 8-11, 11-

7; Varuni jaiswal lost to Xuan Goi Rui 5-11, 11-5, 8-11, 11-7, 13-15; Srushti Haleangadi

lost to Xin Ru Wong 6-11, 11-4, 10-12, 11-2, 11-13; Archana Kamat bt Rui Xuan Goi

11-5, 12-10, 11-13, 11-7; Varuni Jaiswal bt En Hui Tan 13-11, 13-1, 11-2).

India bt Thailand 3-0 (Archana Kamat bt H. Popatchaya 11-9, 11-2, 11-7; Varuni

Jaiswal bt Nonapat Koli 11-13, 11-9, 12-10, 11-8; Srusthi Halengadi bt Pakawon

Karnathang 11-6, 6-11, 11-7, 13-11).

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