Akshit gets men’s title, Oishika wins double crown

Akshit took the opening game only for the Surti paddler to come back in the second. The 24-year-old Akshit overcame a mid-match slump to pocket his maiden men's title of this season.


Bhavnagar: Ahmedabad’s Akshit Savala upset top seed Burhanuddin Malubhai 4-3 in a humdinger of a contest to grab the men’s title of the Microsign 4th Gujarat State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament 2023 organised by Bhavnagar District Table Tennis Association (BDTTA) under the aegis of Gujarat State Table Tennis Association from July 13 to 16  at the SAG Sports Complex in Bhavnagar.

The tournament is supported by Sports Authority of Gujarat.

Akshit took the opening game only for the Surti paddler to come back in the second. The 24-year-old Akshit overcame a mid-match slump to pocket his maiden men’s title of this season.

Meanwhile, fifth seed Oishiki Joardar of Ahmedabad came back from two-games down to defeat the second seed and local girl Namna Jayswal 4-2 to claim her maiden women’s title. Oishiki then went on to win the U-19 girls title by crushing Surat’s Arnee Parmar 4-1.

The boys U-19 title went to top seed Burhanuddin who dispatched second seed Arman Shaikh 4-1.

Ahmedabad’s Pratha Pawar took home the U-17 and U-15 girls titles by defeating Arnee and Jiya Trivedi respectively.

Second seed Himansh Dahiya of Ahmedabad thumped fourth seed Janmejay Patel 4-0 to win the U-17 final.

Another paddler to managed a double crown was Ahmedabad’s Ansh Khamar.

Third seed Ansh toppled top seed Jenil Patel to lay his hands over the U-13 boys title.

Top seed in U-11, Ansh cleaned up second seed Dev Bhatt of Rajkot to get his double title.

Female Surat paddlers were dominant in U-13 and U-11 girls events as top seed Daniya Godil beat Charmi Trivedi of Bhavnagar 3-2 to emerge on the top.

Top seed Vincy Tanna registered a straight-game victory over second seed and city mate Tanisha Deputy to walk away with U-11 girls crown.


Men’s Final:

Akshit Savala(7)(AHD) bt Burhanuddin Malubhaiwala(1)(SRT) 11-7,7-11,11-5,6-11,9-11,11-3,11-7

Men’s 3/4

Chitrax Bhatt(3)(AHD) gets walkover of Soham Bhattacharya(4)(AHD)

WOMEN’S Final:

Oishiki Joardar(5)(AHD) bt Namna Jayswal(2)(BVN) 11-13,6-11,11-4,11-5,11-3,11-6

Women’s 3/4:

Riya Jayswal(3)(BVN) bt Kausha Bhairapure(1)(AHD) 7-11,11-7,14-12,5-11,11-4

U-19 Girls 3/4 :

Riya Jayswal(4)(BVN) bt Khushi Jadav(6)(BVN) 11-6,11-7,11-3

U-19 Girls Final:

Oishiki Joardar(1)(AHD) bt Arnee Parmar(7)(SRT) 11-6,11-8,11-3,10-12,11-5

U-19 Boys 3/4:

Himansh Dahiya(3)(AHD) bt Aayush Tanna(4)(SRT) 11-4,7-11,14-12,9-11,11-6

U-19 Boys Final:

Burhanuddin Malubhaiwala(1)(SRT) bt Arman Shaikh(2)(ARV) 11-3,8-11,11-3,11-7,11-3

U-17 Girls 3/4:

Riya Jayswal(2)(BVN) bt Jiya Trivedi(8) (AHD) 11-1,7-11, 11-9,11-6

U-17 Girls Final:

Pratha Pawar(3)(AHD) bt Arnee Parmar(4)(SRT) 11-8, 11-4,8-11,11-8

U-17 Boys 3/4:

Aayush Tanna(3)(SRT) bt Arya Kataria(8)(AHD) 8-11,12-10,11-5,11-7

U-17 Boys Final:

Himansh Dahiya(2)(AHD) bt Janmejay Patel(4)(ARV) 11-7,6-11,11-9, 11-7

U-15 Girls 3/4:

Vishruti Jadav(5)(SRT) bt Khwaish Lotia(3)(AHD) 7-11,13-11,11-5,11-7

U-15 Girls Final:

Pratha Pawar(8)(AHD) bt Jiya Trivedi(2)(AHD) 11-9,11-2,11-9

U-15 Boys 3/4:

Samarth Shekhawat(5)(SRT) bt Pawan Kumar(3)(SRT) 11-6,11-13,11-7,13-11

U-15 Boys Final:

Malav Panchal(1)(AHD) bt Abhilaksh Patel(7)(AHD) 7-11,12-10,11-4,8-11,11-9

U-13 Boys 3/4:

Dwij Bhalodiya(2) (AHD) bt Parv Vyas (4) (AHD)11-6, 11-9, 11-9

U-13 Boys Final:

Ansh Khamar(3) (AHD) bt Jenil Patel(1) (AHD) 13-11,11-9,11-5

U-13 Girls 3/4 :

Fiza Pawar(4)(AHD) bt Khwahsh Lotia(2)(AHD) 12-10, 12-10, 6-11, 12-10

U-13 Girls Final:

Daniya Godil(1) (SRT) bt Charmi Trivedi (3) (BVN) 7-11, 12-10, 14-12,9-11,17-15

U-11 Girls 3/4:

Prisha Gokani(PBR) bt Nitya Choki(AHD) 13-11, 11-6,8-11, 11-7

U-11 Girls Final:

Vincy Tanna(1) (SRT) bt Tanisha Deputy(2) (SRT) 11-6, 11-9, 11-3

U-11 Boys 3/4 :

Dhruv Bhambhani(6)(KCH) bt Akhil Achha(4)(SRT) 11-8,11-1,6-11,4-11,11-6

U-11 Boys Final:

Ansh Khamar(1)(AHD) bt Dev Bhatt(2)(RJT) 11-8,11-7, 11-3