St. Paul's Table Tennis Academy is organising the 12th Annual State Ranking & Inter-School Table Tennis Championship, from 1st to 4th July, at St. Paul's High School, Hyderguda. One of the most popular annual table tennis events, it attracts lots of players from around the state, including from Vizag, Vijayawada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Tirupati and Anantapur. A detailed list of various events along with their respective rolling trophies is as below:
Men's Singles - K S Raymond Malakpet Trophy
Women's Singles - Late Kiran Mutha Trophy
Youth Boys' Singles - Late Tanmai Datar Trophy
Youth Girls' Singles - Late Padma Priyadarshini Trophy
Junior Boys' Singles - Sri Rama Krishna Hospital Trophy
Junior Girls' Singles - Late Dr. Samson Rakesh Trophy
Sub-Junior Boys' Singles - Late A S Raju Trophy
Sub-Junior Girls' Singles - Shivramdas Jagdish Rai Trophy
Cadet Boys' Singles - Late Shankar Rao Bilodkar Trophy
Cadet Girls' Singles - Late Ganesh Ramchander Gokhale Trophy
Inter-School Boys - D Surender Reddy Trophy
Inter-School Girls - Late B Ratan Babu Trophy
In addition to the above, special player awards will be given away in all the individual events.
The inter-school matches will start from 1st July and the individual matches will start from 2nd July. The registration fees for the Cadet & Sub-Junior events is Rs. 50; Junior, Youth, Men & Women events is Rs. 100 and the Inter-School team events is Rs. 200 per team.
St. Paul's Table Tennis Academy was formed on 11th December 1996, at St. Paul's High School. The academy is equipped with a robot machine, video counselling and ITTF-approved tables and balls. It started with 11 trainees, and now has about 50 players. Since its launch, the academy has trained about 700 trainees who have won laurels for the state and the country. The acdemy represents almost 55% in the state team in various categories.
Please contact P Nagender Reddy, Chairman of APTTA Technical Committee, at 98496-88899 / 98480-61414 for further details.