Excelsior Sports Correspondent
POONCH, Oct 8: Ridhik Kapoor clinched the Sub-Junior Boys singles title in the ongoing 29th District Poonch Table Tennis Championship, organised by District Table Tennis Association at Government Degree College, here today.
In the final, Ridhik defeated Pratham Suri 3-2 (11-08, 07-11, 11-09, 05-11, 11-06) in a well contested title clash.
Meanwhile, Ridhik Kapoor also qualified for the final of Junior boys. Now, he shall be playing against Zafar in the title clash scheduled on the final day of the event.
Earlier, in the semifinals, Zafar defeated Vanshik 11-09, 11-04 while Ridhik trounced Pratham 11-08, 08-11, 11-07.
The men’s singles competition also started today with Faisal, Vanshik, Propkar and Pratham among eight winning their respective matches.
Men’s Singles (Preliminary Round): Faisal bt Javed 11-06, 11-07; Vanshik bt Nipun 11-08, 11-05; Propkar bt Adnan 11-04, 11-06; Pratham bt Tanvir 11-09, 11-08; Gagan bt Nadeem 11-07, 11-04; Pranav bt Ansh 11-05, 08-11, 11-07; Zafar bt Kuljit 11-06, 11-05; Ridhik bt Shakeel 11-04, 11-05.