and became the champions of the second season of Table Tennis Super League – Tamil Nadu on Sunday. The winners received one lakTable Tennis Super League – Tamil Nadu (TTSL-TN) organized by Indusports Leagues India LLP. under the auspices of TNTTA VR CHENNAI, Annanagar from February 22nd to 24th, 2019. Mighty Warriors beat LA Black Thunders (5-4) h cash prize from the National Table Tennis Champion & Arjuna Awardee, Padma Shree, Sarath Kamal along with the organisers Mr. Sameer Bharath and Mr. Madhan, Directors of Indusports.
|S.NO||LA BLACK THUNDERS||v/s||MIGHTY WARRIORS||SCORE|
|MEN’S SINGLES||Nitin Thiruvengadam||v/s||S Nikil||3–2|
|MIXED DOUBLES (JR)||Srirama Kannan / Shanthana Ishwaraya||v/s||Naveena / Karthikeyan||2–3|
|MIXED DOUBLES (SR)||Nitin / Harshavardhini||v/s||Nikil / Yashini||0–3|
|GIRLS SINGLES (JR)||Shanthana Ishwaraya||v/s||Naveena||3–1|
|MEN & VETERAN DOUBLES||Nitin / Ramachandran||v/s||Nikil / Kannabiran||3–2|
|BOYS SINGLES||Srirama Kannan||v/s||Karthikeyan||3–2|
Taraka Avengers is owned by Mr. Velan (Shree Velu Builders Private Ltd), AA Blasters is owned by Dr Rajesh Jagannath (Billroth Hospitals), Time Link – Mobie Chargers is owned by Mr. Shivakumar (Prabha TVS), Hindustan King Pongs is owned by Hindusthan University, Green Rockers is owned by Mr Chandramouli, Mighty Warriors is owned by Mrs Manjula Baskar and Mrs. Virgina, La Black Thunders is owned by Mr Vincent Adaikalaraj and Ramco HiLux is owned by the RAMCO group of companies. These are the eight teams competed with each.
Speaking on the Occasion Sameer Bharat Ram, Director Indusports said” Tamil Nadu’s top table tennis players will showcase their skills and talent while representing their respective franchise-based teams during the 3-day event. This is the second edition of the TTSL and the matches will certainly be very competitive and exciting”.
“It’s wonderful see sporting league picking momentum and attraction in Chennai. Chennai is a great sporting town, the fans are more supportive and they will support Table tennis sport too. Chennai which has produced some of the classy players in the past and present is set to improve the game at all levels. This league will help players to develop their skills and show their talent.
A total of 8 teams will be participating in the TTSL 2019and the team formation and selection of players was done by a ‘Players Auction’ which was conducted in the presence of the technical committee and the organizing committee of TNTTA 2019. 48 players, divided into 6 categories on the basis of their age categories i.e Men, Women, Junior Boys, Junior Girls, Cadet Boys and Veterans went under the hammer at the auction. The best among the 48 players were picked by the owners of the eight franchisees that will feature in the Table Tennis Super League. Each team consisted of 9 matches and all the 9 matches have to be played at the group stage as each match won has points.