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Bushan Haobam and Ayushmaan Athreya in title round

Balbir Singh | March 15, 2019 09:37 PM

CHANDIGARH: Bushan Haobam from Manipur and top seed Ayushmaan Athreya from Madhya Pradesh moved into final of boys under-14 Road-to-Wimbledon Junior Masters being conducted by Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association on the grass courts of Chandigarh Club in Sector 1 here.

. In the semifinals Bushan defeated second seed Yuvan Nandal in a 3 setter match 6-4, 5-7, 10-8. Bushan played in a top form with high energetic game in the first set. In the second set Yuvan came back from 2-4 down and took the set 7-5.

 In the final set match tie break Bushan used his experience and had a cool temperament to closed the match 10-8.

Bushan defeated Skandha Prasanna Rao 6-1, 6-1 in the quarterfinals.

In the another semifinals top seed Ayushmaan Athreya defeated Aditya Rathi in a closed contestant 3 setter marathon match. Ayushman won the firstt set 7-5. In the second set Aditya Rathi came back strongly and won  without conceding a single game 6-0. In the match tie break Ayushman got his momentum and closed the set and match 11-9.    

Finals matches will start tomorrow at 10:30 a.m.

 Results::

 Boys under-14 singles (s-finals): Ayushmaan Athreya (MP) bt. Aditya Rathi (HR) 7-5, 0-6, 11-9, Bushan Haobam (MN) bt. Yuvan Nandal (HR) 6-4, 5-7, 10-8. Quarterfinals: Aditya Rathi (HR) bt. Dhananjay Athreya (TN) 7-5, 6-2,Ayushmaan Athreya (MP) bt. Manas Manoj Dhamne (MH) 6-3, 6-3, Bushan Haobam (MN) bt. Skandha Prasanna Rao (KA) 6-1, 6-1, Yuvan Nandal (HR) bt. Agriya Yadav (HR) 6-3, 6-3.

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