Second seeds Srushti Haleangadi and Shubham Ambre fashioned thrilling wins to clinch the junior girls and boys titles respectively in the JVPG 4 Star Combined District ranking table tennis tournament at the Juhu Vile Parle Gymkhana.
Junior girls champion Srushti Haleangadi
Lalbaug lad Ambre of Antonio Da Silva School (Dadar) Ambre upset arch-rival and top seed Ravindra Kotiyan with an impressive 4-2 victory. Meanwhile, Srushti halted another giant-killer in the competition Mansi Chiplunkar in a 4-3 thriller for the junior girls final.
Junior boys champion Shubham Ambre
Second seed Noel Pinto denied Ambre a double by winning the men’s title, while Pune’s Divya Deshpande won the women’s crown.