Paddler Dhruv Shah came up with a brilliant performance to guide Century Warriors into the finals of the UTT Mumbai Super League table tennis tournament here Sunday.
Dhruv sizzled in both his matches to lead Warriors to comfortable 14-9 win over King Pong to set up a thrilling final clash with last year's runners-up, Ace.
In the opening match, two of India's best female players, Divya Deshpande and Madhurika Patkar, clashed. Patkar came out victorious 2-1 (10-11, 11-7, 11-8) to give King Pong the early lead.
Mandar Hardikar won the next match after he recorded a dominating 3-0 (11-8, 11-7, 11-10) victory over Bhavitavya Shah in the men's singles to give Warriors a 4-2 lead.
Havish Asrani lost to Shivam Das 1-2 (11-3, 2-11, 8-11) in the junior boy's event allowing King Pong to reduce the gap.
With the scores tied, Dhruv Shah then teamed up with Sameer Bhate in the doubles (veterans and cadet) category and registered a 3-0 (11-7,11-7,11-4) victory over the duo of Ravi ...