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Aayush P Bhat and Lanlana upset top seeds in boys and girls singles

BALBIR SINGH | January 14, 2022 02:07 AM

CHANDIGARH: Seventh seed Aayush P Bhat of USA upset top seed Chirag Duhan 7-6(3), 7-6(6) in a closed contestant quarter-final singles match of the ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors (Grade-2) for boys and girls under-18 at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

Aasyush B Bhat will play Bhushan Haobam in boys singles tomorrow. In the another quarterfinals qualifier Bhushan Haobam knockout Woohyuk Chang of Korea 6-4, 6-4. Lucas Phanthala of France and qualifier Manas Dhamne also advanced into semifinals in boys singles.

Lanlana Tararudee of Thaliand outplayed top seed Shruti Ahlawat 6-2, 6-1 in straight sets without getting a much pressure. Vaishnavi Adkar won from Lakshmi Gowda 6-2, 6-1 in straight sets. Vlada Mincheva of Russia and second seed M Safi of Iran advanced into last four in girls singles.


Boys (q-finals): Aayush P Bhat (USA) [7] bt. Chirag Duhan (IND) [1] 7-6(3), 7-6(6), Bushan Haobam (IND) (Q) bt. Woohyuk Chang (KOR) 6-4, 6-4, Lucas Phanthala (FRA) bt. Daksh Ashok Agarwal (IND) 3-6, 7-6(5), 7-5, Manas Dhamne (IND) (Q) bt. Fadi Bidan (LBN) 6-3, 7-5.

Girls (q-finals): Lanlana Tararudee (THA) [5] bt. Shruti Ahlawat (IND) [1] 6-2, 6-1, Vaishnavi Adkar (IND) [7] bt. Lakshmi Gowda (IND) 6-2, 6-1, Vlada Mincheva (RUS) [6] bt. Suhihta Maruri (IND) [4] 6-1, 6-2, M Safi (IRI) [2] bt. S Sirimalla (IND) [8] 6-4, 6-2.

Boys doubles (q-finals): Dmitry Dolzhenliv (RUS) / Ruslan Tiukaev (RUS) bt. Aman Dahiya (IND) / Chirag Duhan (IND) [1] 6-1, 7-6(3), Fadi Bidan (LBN) / Thanaphat Boosarawongse (THA) bt. Manas Dhamne (IND) / Aryan Shah (IND) 2-6, 6-4, [10-5] , Reiya Hattori (JPN) / Lucas Phanthala (FRA) bt. Daksh Ashok Agarwal (IND) / Yuvan Nandal (IND) 7-6(3), 5-7, [10-7], Aayush P Bhat (USA) / Rushil Khosla (IND) bt. Deep Munim (IND) / Rethin Pranav Senthil Kumar (IND) 6-1, 6-0.
Girls doubles (q-finals): Shruti Ahlawat (IND) / Suhitha Maruri (IND) [1] bt. Ramesh Janani (IND) / Sharvani Shrestha (NEP) 6-2, 7-6(3), Darja Suvirjonkova (SRB)/ Lanlana Tararudee (THA) [4] bt. Vlada Mincheva (RUS) / Anya Murthy (USA) 6-3, 7-6(3, Victoria Milovanova (RUS) / Darja Shadchneva (RUS) bt. Saina Deshpande (USA) / Ruma Gaikaiwari (IND) 5-7, 6-4, [10-6] , Vaishnavi Adkar (IND)/ Rutuja Chaphalkar (USA) bt. Meshkatolzahra Safi (IRI) / Sanjana Sirimalla (IND) 4-6, 6-3, [10-6] .

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