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Maharashtra women quell TN challenge

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

put paid to the hopes of women, posting a 3-1 win in the quarterfinals of at the Nehru indoor stadium here Tuesday.

won the first set 25-21 only to see its rival bounce back and take the second easily at 25-15.

The third set saw an intense battle between the two teams and took it on extra points, at 27-25.

The women fought hard in the fourth set too, but the rival team raised its level of play to take it 25-20 to book a spot in the last four.

Joining in the semifinal was West Bengal, a 3-0 winner over

In the first men's quarterfinal of the day, recovered after losing the opening set to beat 3-1.

Yesterday, the following teams booked semifinal berths - Men: and Tamil Nadu.

Women: Railways and

Results (Quarterfinals): Men: beat 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-20), Women: beat Karnataka 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-23), Maharashtra beat Tamil Nadu 3-1 (21-25, 25-15, 27-25, 25-20).

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 22:10 IST