PYC A LIFT MSLTA ALL MAHARASHTRA INTER CLUB TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
- CCI edge out Mumbai Suburban for Third place
Mumbai, June 20: PYC A emerged champions registering a resounding 32 -17 win over Khar Gymkhana to win the fifth edition of MSLTA All Maharashtra Inter Club Tennis Tournament organized by MSLTA which concluded at the SSK club, Nasik.
Cricket Club of India (CCI) managed to secure a win in the super tiebreaker to edge out Mumbai Suburban 25-24 after both teams ended 24-24 at the end of their match .
In the finals PYC A team’s Radhika Kanitkar and Jayant Kadhe came back to win 8- 6 against Khar Gymkhana pair of Neeraj Desai and Bhushan Akut in the 110 Plus event , In the 100 Plus event Kedar Shah pairing with Himanshu Gosavi outhit Gaurav Kapadia and Rahul Gore 8-1 Rutuparna Kulkarni and Anup Minda edged out Vardhan Shah and Amit Tambe 8-7(7-1) in the 90 Plus event , Ketan Dhumal and Abhishek Tamhane sealed the PYC team win a 8-3 win over Aman Kohli and Swapnil Akut in the Open Doubles event
In a close match for the 3rd and 4th Place CCI edged out Mumbai Suburban District Association 25-24 in a dramatic match In the 110 Plus CCI team of Dharmendra Sharma and Nikhil Sampat lost to Abhijit Muzumdar and Rama Rao 7-8 , in the 100 Plus event CCI team of Intikab Ali and Vikram Sampat secured a 8-2 win over Nishi Pandey and Dinesh Laungani , in the 90 Plus event CCI team of Sanjay Khandare and Prasad Pradhan lost to Hiroshi / Himanshu Doctor 1-8 . In the Open Doubles CCI pair of Imran Yusuf and Shantanu Engineer came back from being down 2-6 to win 8-6 against Rahul and Karan Doctor , helping theCCI team to stay alive and level scores at 24-24 and force a super tiebreaker against Mumbai Suburban. In the super tiebreaker CCI A pair of Intikab Ali and Imran Yusuf won 10-6 against the Mumbai Suburban District Association pair of Himanshu Bhatia and Abhijit Muzumdar to clinch the 3rd place
The winners PYC A received Rs 1,50,000 and the trophy , Runners up Khar Gymkhana won Rs 75000 and a trophy while CCI received Rs. 25000 and the trophy The prizes were given away at the hands of Nashik Police Commissioner Jayant Naiknaware IPS, Mr Jayant Jadhav MLA Life President of MSLTA Sharad Kannamwar , President of MSLTA Bharat Oza, Hon Secretary of MSLTA Sunder Iyer , MD of SSK Club Mr Shailesh Kute , Jt Secretary of MSLTA and Tournament Director Rajeev Deshpande , Swapnil Kute and Tournament Coordinator Rakesh Patil
Results: Final Round:
PYC bt Khar Gymkhana 32-17(110 Plus: Radhika Kanitkar/Jayant Kadhe bt Neeraj Desai/Bhushan Akut 8-6; 100 Plus: Kedar Shah/Himanshu Gosavi bt Gaurav Kapadia/Rahul Gore 8-1; 90 Plus: Rutuparna Kulkarni/Anup Minda bt Vardhan Shah/Amit Tambe 8-7(7-1); Open Doubles: Ketan Dhumal/Abhishek Tamhane bt Aman Kohli/Swapnil Akut 8-3)’
3rd and 4th Place: CCI A vs Mumbai Suburban District Association 24-24(110 Plus: Dharmendra Sharma/Nikhil Sampat lost to Abhijit Muzumdar / Rama Rao 7-8; 100 Plus: Intikab Ali/Vikram Sampat bt Nishit Pandey /Dinesh Laungani 8-2; 90 Plus: Sanjay Khandare/Prasad Pradhan lost to Hiroshi Takai / Himanshu Bhatia 1-8; Open Doubles: Imran Yusuf/Shantanu Engineer bt Rahul Kejriwal / Karan Doctor 8-6) CCI A bt in super tiebreaker Mumbai Suburban District Association 10-6.