PANAJI: Noel Noronha, G. Arvind Kumar,
Anshuman Agarwal and Aaron Farias booked the semi-final spots in the men’s event at the 4th Dr Filipe Pinto Memorial All-Goa Major Ranking Table Tennis tournament organised by Kabir Pinto Makhija in association with Clube Vasco Da Gama here on Sunday.
The Day 2 also saw boys Under-19 event with Anshuman Agarwal beating Rishan Sheikh 3 – 1 in the first semi-final.
Meanwhile in the veterans event, Neville Noronha and Mazhar Shaikh reigned supreme. Neville-Mazhar defeated N. Thirunavukkarasu Xavier Fernandes 3 – 1 in the final.
Results – BOYS UNDER-19: (Quarter-Finals) Anshuman Agarwal beat Saksham Dukle 3-0, Aaron Farias beat Shantesh Mapsekar 3 – 1, Rishan Shaikh beat Atharv Dhulapkar 3 – 0, Akshan Lawande beat Amogh Bawchikar 3 – 0; 1 st Semi-Final – Anshuman Agarwal beat Rishan Sheikh 3 – 1.
MEN (Quarter-Finals): Noel Noronha beat Chandan Caro 4 – 0, G. Arvind Kumar beat Ajit Ghantkar 4-0, Anshuman Agarwal beat Shantesh Mapsekar 4 – 2, Aaron Farias beat Reagan Pinto 4 – 2.
VETERANS (Semi-Finals): Neville Noronha-Mazhar Shaikh beat Mayur Sawkar-Vinay Sakhardande 3-1, N. Thirunavukkarasu & Xavier Fernandes beat Yusuf Shaikh & Dr Sanjeev Dalvi 3 – 0; Final – Neville Noronha & Mazhar Shaikh beat N. Thirunavukkarasu & Xavier Fernandes 3 – 1.