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Krishan, Ajay and Suryanshi move into quarters

BALBIR SINGH | November 06, 2019 10:40 AM

CHANDIGARH:Top seed Krishan Hooda and qualifier Shashikant Rajput advanced into boys singles quarterfinals of the CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

In boys under-18 singles. Krishan Hooda defeated Torus Rawat in a three-setter marathon match. After first set down Krishan came back strongly and won the second set 6-0 without conceding single game. In the final set both players played in a top form. Finally Krishan used his experience and used his big serve to close the set and match 7-5.

Qualifier Shashikant Rajput, another CLTA trainee, won from Vivek Kumar Dhaka 6-3, 6-0 in straight sets. Second seed Sushant Dabas and Nitin Jaipal Singh also advanced into quarterfinals.     

Deep Munim caused a mild upset as he stunned fifth seed Bhupender Dahiya [5] 6-3, 6-4,       

Fifth seed Suryanshi Tanwar and Sanvi Ahluwalia moved Into Quarterfinals in girls under-16 singles. Suryanshi Tanwar overplayed against Maitreyi Phogat 6-0, 6-2 in a easy match. Sanvi Ahluwalia defeated Bhumi Kakkar in a one sided match 6-2, 6-1. Vaishnavi Adkar, Anoushka Sharma and Janani Ramesh also entered Quarterfinals.

In the boys under-16 singles Pre-Quarterfinals fourth seed Ajay Singh defeated another CLTA Trainee Gaurav Kumar 6-3, 6-4. Seventh seed Jitin Kumar Chetry won from Chahal Singh in a closed contestant marathon match 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. Girls under-18 singles and other doubles matches are in progress.

Results (PQFs)

Boys under-18:  Krishan Hooda [1] bt. Torus Rawat 4-6, 6-0, 7-5,  Ajnabi Dahiya bt. Sarthak Gandhi 3-0, (Conc),  Nitin Jaipal Singh [3] bt. Sarabjot Singh (Q) 6-2, 7-5,  Deep Munim bt. Bhupender Dahiya [5] 6-3, 6-4,  Divanshu Hooda bt. Krishang Raghuvanshi 6-4, 6-4,  Shashikant Rajput (Q) bt. Vivek Kumar Dhaka 6-3, 6-0,  Sushant Dabas [2] bt. Rishi Jalota 6-0, 6-2.

Boys under-16:  Deep Munim [1] bt. Yogee Panwar 6-1, 6-2, Yashvardhan Singh bt. Krishang Raghuvanshi 6-3, 6-2,  Ansh Kundu [3] bt. Moksh Puri 6-1, 6-0, Khush Sharma [8] bt. Lakshay Gupta 6-1, 6-2,  Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje bt. Lakshay Kumar [5] 6-3, 4-6, 6-2,  Ajay Singh [4] bt. Gaurav Kumar (Q) 6-3, 6-4,  Jitin Kumar Chetry [7] bt. Chahal Singh (Q) 6-1, 4-6, 6-4, Tushar Mittal [2] bt. Yashvardhan Gaur 6-3, 6-1.

Girls under-16:   Vaishnavi Adkar [1] bt. Ananya S R 6-4, 6-2, Aarni Reddy Yellu bt. Kanupriya Rajawat [7] 6-3, 6-2, Anoushka Sharma bt. Sweta Rana 4-6, 6-3, 6-0, Suryanshi Tanwar [5] bt. Maitreyi Phogat 6-0, 6-2, Janani Ramesh [8] bt. Mehar Mishra 7-6(2), 7-6(3),    Harleen Kaur Dhanda bt. Kavya Khirwar [4] 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, Hitkamya Narwal [6] bt. Hargunjit Kaur (Q) 6-0, 6-0, Sanvi Ahluwalia [2] bt. Bhumi Kakkar (Q) 6-2, 6-1.

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