GUWAHATI, Nov 20 - Manush Shah of Gujarat and Prapti Sen of West Bengal won titles in the sub-junior boys and sub-junior girls sections, respectively, in the National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships that concluded at the Deshabhakta Tarun Ram Phookan Indoor Stadium here today.
Manush Shah blanked Alberto Lrruata of PSPBA 4-0, while Prapti Sen defeated Manushree Patil of Maharashtra 4-2 for their second titles this season.
The final between Manush and Alberto was disappointing because one expected the PSPBA boy to put up some resistance. However, Manush did not have to shed a drop of sweat as he wound it up much earlier than one would have anticipated.
On the other hand, Prapti, who began the season with the title at Chennai, ended it nicely by adding the second crown here to her resume. Prapti had a healthy 2-0 lead and it helped her in more ways than one as the onus was on Manushree, who had won back-to-back titles at Jamnagar and Thane.
Results: Sub-junior boys (final): Manush Shah (Guj) bt Alberto Lrruata (PSPBA) 4-0 (11-2, 11-8, 11-8, 11-7); Semifinals: Alberto bt Jayabrata Bhattacharjee (WB) 4-1 (9-11, 11-3, 11-8, 11-8, 11-9), Manush bt Shivjit Singh Lamba (Del) 4-0 (11-7, 11-4, 11-4, 11-5).
Sub-junior girls (final): Prapti Sen (WB) bt Manushree Patil (Mah) 4-2 (11-8, 11-9, 8-11, 11-6, 6-11, 13-11); Semifinals: Manushree bt Aditi Sinha (Mah) 4-0 (11-6, 11-8, 11-4, 11-8), Prapti bt Nikita Sarkar (NB) 4-1 (11-8, 11-6, 11-13, 11-7, 11-8).