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ITF world tour tennis juniors tournament at CLTA

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | February 28, 2021 06:51 PM

CLTA, CHANDIGARH: An important international tennis tournament, ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors (Grade-4) for boys and girls under-18 years is being conducted by Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA) in its Tennis Stadium, Sector-10, Chandigarh, from March 1 to 6, 2021.

Rushil Khosla and Manish Yadav qualify for Main Draw in boys singles. In the Boys singles final qualifying round Manish Yadav bounced back from slow start to beat Aditya Balda 4-6, 7-6(2), [10-8], Rushil Khosla defeated Vishal Gautam in straight sets 6-4, 6-2. Saheb Sodhi and Deep Munim also entered into Main Draw.

In the Girls singles final qualifying round 2nd seed Pavitra Parikh defeated Naga Roshin Arunkumar 6-3, 7-6(3). 8th seed Nandini Dixit won from Satiesa Buddhala in closed contestant 3 setter match. Nandini lost 1st set 6-7(2) in tie break, after 1st set down Nandini came back strongly and took the 2nd set 6-4. In the final set (match tie break) Nandini maintained her momentum and won the match in match tie break without getting much pressure 10-4. 5th seed Navya Badlamudi and Deepshika Sriram also quality for the Main Draw.

The Main Draw first round matches will be played on Monday, the 1st March, 2021 at CLTA Tennis Stadium, Sector 10, Chandigarh at 09:00 A.M. onwards.

Results are follows:-

Singles final Qualifying results:

Boy’s:
Rushil Khosla (IND) bt. Vishal Gautam (IND) 6-4, 6-2
Manish Yadav (IND) bt. Aditya Balda (IND) 4-6, 7-6(2), [10-8]
Saheb Sodhi (IND) bt. Aryan Arora (IND) 6-1, 6-1
Deep Munim (IND) bt. Lakshya Batwara (IND) 7-6(2), 6-3

Girl’s:
Navya Vadlamudi [5] USA bt. Pari Singh (IND) 7-6(3), 6-4
Pavitra Parikh [2] (IND) bt. Naga Roshne Arunkumar [6] (IND) 6-3, 7-6(3)
Nandini Dixit [8] (IND) bt. Steisha Buddhala (IND) 6-7(2), 6-4, [10-4]
Deepshika Sriram (IND) bt. Sanjivani Kutwal (IND) 6-2, 6-2

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