Kanpur: Sanaya Bhatia and Kenisha Jaiswal emerged as champions of Under-11 and 13 age group girls event, respectively, in the district Table Tennis championship being played here at DPS Azad Nagar school, on Thursday.
Sanaya in the final outplayed Anya Gupta in a very well contested final tie by 11-3,10-12,8-11, 11-6,11-8. Earlier in the semi finals she had beaten Preksha Tewari 11-4,11-5, 10-12, 11-9 and Anya Gupta outplayed Tanya Saini 11-3,11-6, 11-6.
Kenisha Jaiswal in Under-13 group final defeated Inika Sethi in three straight sets by 11-5,11-6 , 11-5. In the semi-finals Kenisha outplayed Anshika Gupta 11-2, 11-5, 11-8 and Inika humbled Kavi Shah by 12-10, 11-8, 11-6.
Suvigya defeated Varunvi Mishra by 5-11, 15 -13, 11-7, 11-7, in the first semi final of the Under-15 age group and Abana Layal humbled Amisha Gupta by 5-11, 7-11, 11-9, 11-8, 11-9.
Earlier in the morning Sanjeev Pathak, Geeta Tandon Kapoor, both international TT players and principal of the host school, Puneeta Kapoor inaugurated the tournament. Sanjay Tandon, Arun Dubey, Sunil singh, Sanjay Pal ,Ravi Tandon, Suryansh Mishra and others were present on this occasion.