Manoj Godara , Chandigarh , 8 June : Lucky loser Aishwarya Agarwal upset top seed Nupur Paul 6-0, 6-0 in the Women singles of AITA Ranking Tennis Tournament being played at CLTA Chandigarh. Other seeded players who were upset in the women event are: – Abhilasha Ahuja (4), Dipti Srivastava (5) and Arushi Sharma (7). Chandigarh girls Mehak Singh, Ravnoor Kaur and Parminder Kaur had made it to the pre quarter finals.
In Men’s singles qualifier Gurinder Singh of CLTA upset seed (8) Bheeshma Desai (GUJ). It was a good experience for most of Chandigarh boys and girls to take part in AITA Men & Women Ranking Tennis Tournament organized by CLTA. The response for the tournament has been very good. Players from all over India have come to take part in these events. Other results are as follows:-
MEN’S (FINAL ROUND) (QUALIFYING)
Gurinder Singh (CHD) bt Manoj Kumar (CHD) 8-2, Chandom Shaolin (CHD) bt Andrea Merg (USA) 8-4, Monal Chillar (HAR) bt Akshat Joshi (CHD) 8-2, Arvind Singh (RAJ) bt Sameer Pranjape (MAH) 8-5, Sidharth Rawat (UP) bt Saaneesh Mani Mishra (UP) 8-2, Preetham R. Moras (KAR) bt Prasanta Priyadarshi (UP) 8-2, Kumar (WB) (4) bt Gaurav Sharma 8-2, Vedant Kapoor (DLI) (5) bt Gurvinder Mann (DLI) 8-5.
WOMEN’S (1st ROUND)
Aishwarya Aggarwal (MP) (LL2) bt Nupur Kaul (1) (MAH) 6-0, 6-0, Padmapriya A.K (KAR) bt Monica Sangani (GUJ) (LL1) 6-1, 6-0, Likhita Sheety (Q8) (DLI) bt Tanvi Gupta (8) (DLI) 6-2, 6-0, Jeni Patel (GUJ) bt Jaanesh Kaur (WC) (CHD) 6-4, 6-3, Sowjanya Bavisetti (Q5) bt Amreen Chaudhary (UP) (Q4) 6-0, 6-2, Arantxa Andrady (DLI) (LL6) bt Dipti Srivastava (5) (WB) 7-5, 6-4, Sayali Bhilare (6) (MAH) bt Mohana Sarker (WB) 6-3, 6-4, Anushree Thamanna (3) (KAR) bt Renuka Keswani (DLI) 6-3, 6-1, Lavanya Nath (LL4) (DLI) bt Noor Paul (CHD) 4-0, Concd., Natasha Palha (Q2) (MAH) bt Baljinder Kaur (HAR) 6-4, 6-1, Bhuvana K. (Q7) (AP) bt Abhilasha Ahuja (4) (HAR) 6-4, 6-1, Ravnoor Kaur (CHD) (WC) bt Shradha Dali (MAH) 7-5, 6-4, Parminder Kaur (Q3) (CHD) bt Deepshikha Gupta (RAJ) 6-4, 6-0, Rani Smita Jain (IAF) (2) bt Harnoor Kaur (CHD) (WC) 6-1, 6-2, Garima Vatwani (DLI) (Q6) bt Taruka Srivastava (LL5) (UP)6-0, 6-1, Mehak Singh (Q1) (CHD) bt Arushi Sharma (7) (LL3) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
MEN’S (1st ROUND)
Chandril Sood (1) (UP) bt John Carino (TN) 6-3, 7-6 (2), Vignesh Veerbhadran (3) (TN) bt Lakshit Sood (UP) 6-2, 6-3, Javed Hazari (PB) bt Bharat Bhardwaj (HAR) 6-4, 6-4, Rubal Shandilya (DLI) bt Kunal Anand (DLI) 6-2, 6-2, Shahbaaz Khan (MAH) bt Yogesh Phogat (4) (HAR) 6-3, 6-0, Prateek Bhambri (DLI) (2) bt Armaan Chaudhary (CHD) 6-4, 6-1, Vedant Kapoor (DLI) (Q5) bt Ajay Yadav (HAR) (CLTA) (WC) 6-0, 3-6, 6-3, Sidharath Rawat (Q8) (UP) bt Hari Chidambaram (IAF) 6-0, 6-0, Deepinder S. Bains (6) (CHD) bt Chandom Shaolin (Q3) (CHD) 6-2, 6-3, Manoj Sewa (5) (WB) bt Mandeep S. Gill (CHD) (WC) 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, Saurav Panja (7) (WB) bt Robin Das (WB) 6-3, 6-2, Harshvardhan Thirani (WB) bt Dhurb Kumar (Q4) (WB) 7-6 (6), 6-2, Preetham R. Moras (Q7) (KAR) bt Digvijay S. Mehta (HP) (CLTA) (WC) 6-3, 6-3, Gurinder Singh (Q2) (CHD) bt Bhishma Desai (8) (GUJ) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, Himanshu Mali (MAH) (WC) (MAH) bt Arvind Singh (Q1) (RAJ) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, Monal Chillar (Q6) (HAR) bt Saaneesh Mani Mishra (UP) (LL1) 6-2, 6-4.