Tamil Nadu 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 Maharashtra took it on extra points, at 27-25.
The Tamil Nadu 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.
Yesterday, the following teams booked semifinal berths - Men: Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Women: Railways and Kerala.
Results (Quarterfinals): Men: Karnataka beat Haryana 3-1 (23-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-20), Women: West Bengal 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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