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Harmanjot Singh, Akash Srinivasan and Vanya Arora qualify

Punjab News Express | April 08, 2019 10:49 AM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: Harmanjot Singh of Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association qualified for the main draw In the Boys under-18 singles in the CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.
Harmanjot defeated Rakshit Dhankar in three- setter match. Harmanjot won the first set 6-4. Rakshit Dhankar came back strongly in second set which he won by 7-5. In the final set Harmanjot Singh maintained his rhythm and won the final set 6-0.
Another CLTA trainee Akash Srinivasan defeated Arush Sharma in straight sets 6-1, 6-3. Yuvraj Pandit, Aditya Chauhan and Asav Kumar also qualified for the main draw.
In the girls under-18 singles final qualifying round Vanya Arora of CLTA defeated Konika Singh Dhull in three setter marathon match. Konika won the 1st set 6-3. Vanya bounced back 6-4, 6-2 in the 2nd and final set. Harnoor Kaur Sidhu also advanced into the main draw. Other players who qualify for Main Draw are Japjot Kaur, Omisha Nischal and Sukhmani Sahota.
Results (final qualifying rounds)
Boy’s under-18 singles: Yuvraj Pandit bt. Yash Solanki 6-1, 6-1, Aditya Chauhan bt. Nishank Thakur 6-4, 6-3, Smarbir Singh Sidhu bt. Aarav Singh Gill 6-2, 6-1, Harmanjot Singh bt. Rakshit Dhankar 6-4, 5-7, 6-0, Abhay Mohan bt. Lakshay Gupta 6-0, 6-1, Asav Kumar bt. Shubh Negi 7-5, 2-6, 6-2, Dhairya Chadha bt. Darshan Dilbag Singh 5-7, 6-3, 6-1, Akash Srinivasan bt. Aarush Sharma 6-1, 6-3.
Girl’s under-18 singles:Sukhmani Sahota bt. Simar Atwal 6-1, 6-0, Chahana Budhbhatti bt. Avneet Kaur 6-1, 6-0, Japjot Kaur w/o Prabhleen Kaur Shekhon, Vanya Arora bt. Konika Singh Dhull 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, Omisha Nischal bt. Noorpreet Kaur Siprey 6-1, 6-1, Snigdha Sran bt. Prachi Batra 3-0 (concede), Harnoor Kaur Sidhu bt. Yashika Sharma 6-0, 6-1, Harleen Kaur Dhanda bt.Kaavya Shankar 6-0, 6-3.

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