Cadet girls in action!

Published on May 14, 2015 18:31:54 PM
Sports
It was a productive day for India at the SET Thailand Open junior table tennis tournament as its cadet girls entered the semifinals.

The junior girls too reached the last four where they went down to a superior Chinese Taipei 0-3.

Indian junior boys entered the finals of the Consolation competition after scoring a 3-0 win over mixed team drawn from Malaysia and India. The junior boys could only finish third in their group behind Thailand and Japan.

The junior girls finished second in the group to qualify for the semifinals. However, the team was pitted against the stronger Chinese Taipei side and it lost 0-3 in the semifinals. The Indian girls had beaten Malaysia and Thailand C side to come behind Thailand A.

India entered the semifinals in cadet girls team event after scoring a 3-1 win over Thailand B in the quarterfinals.

However, a tough task awaits Indian girls who run into top seed Hong Kong in the semifinal. India finished the group at the top winning all its matches in the group. India defeated Thailand C 3-1; Singapore 3-2 and Thailand A 3-0.