Queens of the paddle!

Published on May 15, 2015 18:30:49 PM
Archana Kamath and Selena Selvakumar topped their respective groups to advance in the cadet section of the Thailand Open junior and sub-junior table tennis tournament in Bangkok on Friday.

Archana scored two wins beating Natkamon Kamkorn of Thailand and Wong Xin Ru of Singapore while Selena came first in her group with wins over Papatchaya Hoarakkat of Thailand and Thaushi Rodrigo of Sri Lanka.

Srusthi Halengadi finished second in her group in the cadet section. The lone entrant in cadet boys category Jain Payas lost both his matches to bow out.

Lalrin Puia and Seth Sarthak made promising starts to their campaign with wins in junior boy's section.

Earlier, Indian girls went down fighting to top seed Hong Kong 2-3 in the semifinals of cadet girls team event.

Both cadet and junior girls won the bronze medal for their performance.