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Calvin, Ishaque and Kaavya move into pre-quarters

Balbir Singh | October 07, 2019 11:24 PM

CHANDIGARH: CLTA trainee Calvin Golmei advanced into pre-quarterfinals in men’s singles in the “The Tribune” State Tennis Championships at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.  . Calvin defeated Yuvraj Singh in 3 setter marathon match.

Calvin won first set 6-1.  In the second set Yuvraj fought back and took the set 6-4. In the final and deciding set Calvin came back in his form, Calvin played very well and brought back every ball inside the court, finally Calvin won the set and match without getting much pressure 6-2.

Top seed Ishaque Eqbal overplayed Hardeep Singh Sandhu 6-3, 6-1 easily. Qualifier Rudra Kapoor upset fourth seed Lakshay Gupta in straight sets 6-4, 6-3. Other seeded players who moved to pre-quarterfinals are Rishi Redd, Mohit Mayur and Neeraj Yashpaul  

Kaavya Sawhney and Harleen Kaur moved into pre-quarterfinals of women’s singles. Kaavya defeated Anushka Sharma 6-1, 6-1 easily in straight sets. Another CLTA Trainee Harleen Kaur won from Prarthana Dwivedi 6-1, 6-4. Amarjot Kaur Bundhel, Konika Singh Dhull, Arthi Muniyan and Bunty Chongtham also moved in Pre-Quarterfinals in women’s singles.     

Top seed Arnav Bishnoi of CLTA entered second round in Boys under-14 singles. Arnav Bishnoi defeated Parmarth Kaushik in straight sets 6-1, 6-3. Tarun Sharma and Paras Lukram entered into Pre-Quarterfinals. Other matches are in progress.  

Results:

Men’s singles (Ist round):   Ishaque Eqbal [1] bt. Hardeep Singh Sandhu 6-3, 6-1,  Kavin Masilamani bt. Eklavya Singh 6-2, 7-5,   Yash Yadav bt. Krishan Hooda(Q) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4,     Abhishek Gaur bt. Yugal Bansal [5] 6-3, 6-7(3), 3-0 retired,  Mohit Mayur [3] bt. Vilasier Khate 6-1, 6-2,   Himanshu Mor bt. Yashdeep Gahlot 7-6(3), 7-5, Calvin Golmei bt. Yuvraj Singh 6-1, 4-6, 6-2,  Neeraj Yashpaul [8] bt. Alex Solanki (Q) 7-5, 6-3,  Anurag Nenwani [6] bt. Ajay Malik 6-3, 6-1,  Deepinder Singh Bains (Q) bt. Udit Kamboj 6-3, 6-2,  Shubham Malhotra bt. Shivam Dalmia 6-4, 6-3,  Rudra Kapoor (Q) bt. Lakshya Gupta [4] 6-4, 6-3,  Sunil Malik (Q) bt. Ominder Baisoya 6-1, 6-1,   Rishi Reddy [2] (Q) bt. Uddayvir Singh (Q) 6-3, 6-3.

Women’s singles (Ist round):  Arthi Muniyan [1] bt. Paavanii Paathak (Q) 6-2, 7-5,    Amarjot Kaur (Q) bt. Akshita Sharma 6-1, 6-0,  Nehel Sahini (Q) bt. Prakriti Banwani 7-6(5), 6-2,     Seerat Kaur Pannu [6] bt. Anu Moar 6-4, 6-4,   Lagan Bidhan bt. Himaanshika Singh [4] 7-6, 6-3,  Harleen Kaur bt. Prarthana Dwivedi 6-1, 6-4, Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa(Q) bt. Pawandeep Kaur 6-2, 6-2,   Anaam Almas [7] bt. Neha Ghare 6-0, 6-0,   Shilpi Das [5] bt. Aakriti Tripathi 6-3, 6-1,  Konika Singh Dhull bt. Simran Pritam (Q) 6-1. 1-6, 7-6(5), Shanu Agarwal bt. Geetham Mishra 6-3, 6-3, Harshita Chugh [3] bt. Ankita Hoon 7-6(4), 6-2, unty Choungtham [8] (Q) bt. Radhika Vasudeva (Q) 6-3, 6-1, Tanmayee Pattnaik bt. Priyanka Khanna 2-2 retired, Kaavya Sawhney bt. Anushka Sharma (Q) 6-1, 6-1, Sonashe Bhatnagar [2] bt. Aditi Singh 6-3, 6-0.

Boys under-14 singles ( 1st round):   Arnav Bishnoi (CH) [1] bt. Parmarth Kaushik (CH) 6-1, 6-3,  Paras Lukram (MN) (Q) bt. Viraj Singh Brar (PB) 6-2, 6-0,   Vaibhav Singh (CH) (Q) bt. Gurnavraj Singh (HR) 6-2, 6-1,  Yash Jindal [8] (Q) bt. Rian Rattan Singh (PB) 6-2, 6-2,    Darshan Dilbar Singh (Q) bt. Akshat Dhull [4] (CH) 6-4, 6-4,  Madhav Aggarwal (Q) bt. Anshu (CH) 6-2, 6-0,  Tarun Sharma bt. Iren Singh 6-1, 6-1,  Shraey Vir (HR) [6] bt. Kirtarth Singh (CH) 6-0, 6-0,  Aarav Chawla [7] (HR) bt. Kanav Bansal (CH) 6-0, 6-0, Aryan Jolly (HR) bt. Aarya Nigam (CH) 6-1, 7-5, Damanpreet Singh [3] (Q) (PB) bt. Vishal Kumar (CH) 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-4.

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