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Tejan clinches triple crown; double for Lydia

Ponda: Tejan Fallary clinched a triple crown while Lydia Barreto bagged a double in the Late Waman (Dada) Kelekar Memorial State Badminton Ranking championship for Seniors (Men & Women), organised by Ponda Shuttlers at Ponda Sports Complex.

Tejan got the better of top seed Aashrun Gautam 17-21, 21-16, 21-16 in men’s singles finals while in women’s singles finals Lydia outclassed top seed Anjana Kumari 21-7, 22-20. Later, Tejan and Lydia teamed up to record a facile 21-9, 21-16 win over Sunny Sawant and Yasmin Sayed in mixed doubles final. In men’s doubles, Tejan along with his partner Suraj Lama registered a thumping 21-13, 21-8 win over Sanath Kamat and Jatinder Singh.

Following were the final results:

Men’s Singles: Tejan Fallary beat Aashrun Gautam 17-21, 21-16, 21-16; Women’s Singles: Lydia Barreto beat Anjana Kumari 21-7, 22-20; Mixed Doubles: Tejan Fallary/Lydia Barreto beat Sunny Sawant/Yasmin Sayed 21-9, 21-16; Men’s Doubles: Tejan Fallary/Suraj Lama beat Sanath Kamat/Jatinder Singh 21-13, 21-8.

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