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Aman Dahiya and Dhruv Tangri score upset wins

BALBIR SINGH | March 03, 2021 09:54 PM

CHANDIGARH: Second seed Aman Dahiya defeated eighth seed Ayush P. Bhat (USA) in three setter marathon boys singles quarter-final match in the ITF Worid Tennis Tour Juniors (Grade-4) for boys and girls under-18 years at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

After losing the first set 3-6, Aman came back strongly to win the second set at 7-5 to level the score. In the third and final final set both players played high level tennis, finally Aman used his experience and closed the final set 7-6(5).
Yuvan Nandal also advanced into semifinals. Yuvan upset 6th seed Denim Yadav in a 3 setter match 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Top seed Nishant Dabas of India and 5th seed Dhruv Tangri (IND) also advanced into semifinals.

Nishant Dabas outclassed. Sebastien Cauhape (Belgium) 6-0, 6-4 and Dhruv Tangri s] bt. ruggled fourth seed Sanjith Devineni (USA) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3,
In the girls singles quarterfinals 3rd seed Reshma Muraril defeated 5th seed Rutuja Chapalkar (USA) 7-6(5), 6-4 in straight sets. 8th seed Suhitha Maruri upset 4th seed Shruti Ahlawat in a 3 setter match. Shitha Murari lost 1st set 1-6, Suhita came back strongly and won the 2nd set 7-5. In the final set Suhita maintained her momentum and took the final set 7-5.
Top seed Sarah Dev and 7th seed Riya Uboveja also moved into semifinals.

In the Boys doubles Quarterfinals top seed Nishant Dabas (IND) / Chirag Duhan (IND) defeated Devaharshith Neelam (USA) / Saheb Sodhi (IND) 6-1, 6-4. Bushan Haobam (IND) / Yuvan Nandal (IND) also advanced into Semifinals of boys doubles.
In the girls doubles quarterfinals Flo Helsen (BEL) / Mirthe Moens (BEL) defeated Deepshika Sriram (IND) / Aami Reddy Yellu (IND) in straight sets 6-4, 6-2.
Boys singles (q-finals): Nishant Dabas (IND) [1] bt. Sebastien Cauhape (BEL) 6-0, 6-4, Dhruv Tangri (IND) [5] bt. Sanjith Devineni (USA) [4] 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, Yuvan Nandal (IND) bt. Denim Yadav (IND) [6] 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, Aman Dahiya (IND) [2] bt. Aayush P. Bhat (USA) [8] 3-6, 7-5, 7-6(5).
: Sarah Dev (IND) [1] bt. Vaishnavi Adkar (IND) (IND) [6] 0-6, 4-5 Ret., Suhitha Maruri (IND) [8] bt. Shruti Ahlawat (IND) [4] 1-6, 7-5, 7-5, Reshma Maruri (IND) [3] bt. Rutuja Chaphalkar (USA) [5] 7-6(5), 6-4 , Riya Uboveja (IND) [7] bt. Sanjana Sirimalla (IND) [2] 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
Boys doubles (q-finals): Nishant Dabas (IND) / Chirag Duhan (IND) [1] bt. Devaharshith Neelam (USA) / Saheb Sodhi (IND) 6-1, 6-4, Aayush P. Bhat (USA) / Anargha Ganguly (IND) bt. Segastien Cauhape (BEL) / Nyo Van Dyck (BEL) 5-7, 6-0 [10-4], Daksh Ashok Agrawr (IND) / Albert Onichtchenko Segura (ESP) bt. Torus Rawat (IND) / Denim Yadav (IND) [4] 1-6, 6-3 [10-8] , Bushan Haobam (IND) / Yuvan Nandal (IND) bt. Sanjith Devineni (USA) / Maanav Jain (IND) 6-3, 6-3.
Girls doubles (q-finals): Sarah Dev (IND) / Riya Uboveja (IND) [1] bt. Kashmira Manohar (IND) / Lakshanya Vishwanath (IND) 1-6, 6-3 [10-1], Flo Helsen (BEL) / Mirthe Moens (BEL) bt. Deepshika Sriram (IND) / Aami Reddy Yellu (IND) 6-4, 6-2, Hetvee Chaudhari (IND) / Pavitra Parikh (IND) bt. Riya Sachdeva (IND) / Navya Vadlamudi (USA) 6-3, 2-6 [10-7], Reshma Maruri (IND) / Suhitha Maruri (IND) [2] bt. Sanjana Devineni (USA) / Arunkumar Lakshmi Prabha (IND) 6-4, 6-4

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