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Roy, Mouma claim singles titles

April 05, 2004 22:48 IST

Soumyadeep Roy and Mouma Das accounted for national champions Achanta Sharath Kamal and Poulami Ghatak respectively to lift the men's and women's table tennis singles gold medals in the ninth SAF Games in Islamabad on Monday.

In an all-India affair, Roy twice came from behind to get the better of Kamal 11-9, 9-11, 7-11, 11-6, 9-11, 11-5, 11-4 while Mouma kept her cool to beat Ghatak 11-7, 7-11, 11-9, 9-11, 11-6, 12-10 in a keenly contested encounter.

Results:

Men singles: (Final) Soumyadeep Roy bt Sharath Kamal 11-9, 9-11, 7-11, 11-6, 9-11, 11-5, 11-4

(Semi-finals): Sharath Kamal (Ind) bt Piyadasa Thilina Laknath (Sri) 12-10, 11-3, 11-7, 11-9; Soumyadeep Roy (Ind) bt Farfjad Saif Khan (Pak) 11-5, 11-4, 11-9, 11-7.

Women Singles: (Final) Mouma Das bt Poulami Ghatak 11-7, 7-11, 11-9, 9-11, 11-6, 12-10

(Semi-finals): Mouma Das (Ind) bt Rodrigo Deepika Subashini (Sri) 6-11, 11-5, 11-9, 12-10, 11-5; Poulami Ghatak (Ind) bt Ghazala Rohi (Pak) 11-4, 11-2, 11-4, 11-9.

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