Aaron to face Chandan

Pradnya to clash with Ishita in Junior Finals

THE GOAN NETWORK | JULY 10, 2024, 12:58 AM IST


In a thrilling culmination of the 4th All Goa Naguesh - Sushila Verenkar Memorial Major Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, top seed Aaron Farias will face second seed Chandan Caro in the U19 Boys finals, while Pradnya Caro (1) is set to clash with Ishita Colaso (5) in the U19 Girls finals. Chandan, already a finalist in both the U13 and U15 Boys categories, is in the running for a remarkable triple crown. Similarly, both Ishita and Pradnya are competing for double crowns, with Ishita having previously reached the U13 finals and Pradnya vying for the U15 title. Organized by the Chandor Club under the aegis of the Goa Table Tennis Association, the tournament saw intense matches at the Chandor Club in Chandor.

In the U19 Girls quarterfinals, Pradnya Caro defeated Maroushka D’ Costa 3-0, Anushri Naik overcame Roya Gopi 3-1, Ishita Colaso bested Urvi Surlakar 3-1, and Neeza Kamat triumphed over Sanisha Sinha 3-1. The semifinals saw Pradnya Caro beating Anushri Naik 3-0 and Ishita Colaso upsetting Neeza Kamat (2) 3-1 to advance to the finals. In the U19 Boys quarterfinals, Aaron Farias defeated Pushkar Virginkar 3-0, Rishan Shaikh overcame Atharv Dhulapkar 3-0, Khushal Naik cruised past Ruhaan Shaikh 3-0, and Chandan Caro triumphed over Surendra Chube 3-0. The semifinals featured Aaron Farias beating Rishan Shaikh 3-1, and Chandan Caro defeating Khushal Naik 3-0 to secure their places in the finals.

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