CHANDIGARH, JUNE 14:Gulshan Gupta prevailed over Praful Padhyay 7-5 in the first round qualifying match of boys under-16 singles in the All India Tennis Association Talent Series being held at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association Stadium here on Saturday. The remaining first-round matches were virtually one-sided affairs. In a draw of 96, eight players will qualify for the main draw.
In the boys under-12 qualifyng singles first round match, Yogesh Dhaiya just managed to oust Mayak Rawat in tie-breaker 7-6 (4). Jotpal Singh worked hard to defeat plucky Kuwar Gupta 7-5 in another qualifying round encounder. There is a draw of 64 players in the qualifying rounds.
The qualifying round matches will continue tomorrow while the main draw will commence on June 16.
Qualifying Ist round results:
Boys Under-12 (Ist round): Jatinder Singh bt Abhayjeet Gill 7-0, Sameer Vats bt Tapis Narwal 7-0, Ishan Kakkar bt Sachin Gopalika 7-0, Samarth Goyal bt Ankit Saini 7-0, Rohan Punj bt Sahil Sagar 7-1, Rahul Perie bt Abhimanyu Rozra 7-0, Faisel Quamer bt Anshuman Sharma 7-2, Karandeep bt Rohin Vinayak 7-4, Mayank Yadav bt Nihit Rawal 7-4, Jaiman Sharma bt Sourav Singhara 7-0, Jotpal Singh bt Kuwar Gupta 7-5, Alex Solanki bt Ahil Bansal 7-3, Vikas Berwal bt Gagan Sharma 7-0, Deepansh bt Manav Jindal 7-3, Sanchit bt Samarth Lodha 7-4, Paramveer bt Fardeen 7-0, Sachin Kumar Azad Singh 7-0, Aditya Malik bt Harish Sangam 7-1, Sagar Bains bt Vikas Ahlawat 7-1, Dalwinder Singh bt Mishal Singh 7-4, Shrey Gupta bt Kundan 7-2, Yogesh Dhaiya bt Mayak Rawat 7-6 (4), Himanshu Gupta bt Himmat Kullar 7-3, Alex bt Addhayan 7-1, Sahil bt Suryans 7-3, Akshay Sharma bt Parth Sharma 7-2, Harpreet bt Himanshu Mor 7-5, Santbir Singh Vasudev Mehra 7-1, Sultan Singh bt Kartik Mahabir 7-1, Adil Raja bt Kanishk 7-3, Tejas bt Aryaman 7-1.
Boys Under-16 (Ist round): Shivam bt Shrey Seth 7-2, Devbir bt Kanwal Preet 7-0, Kamaljot w/o Gurmehar Grewal, Vinayak Mehta bt Tushar Gajwani 7-1, Angad Ahluwalia bt Aman Saini 7-0, Prateek Toor bt Raman Preet 7-1, Kieth Hullay bt Ajay Kumar 7-1, Parminder Singh (Chd) w/o Rajat Bahua, Abhimanyu Chakra bt Sahil Rana 7-1, Parnav Suri bt Ashwani Kumar 7-1, Pranav Malhotra w/o Ranjot Singh, Arjun Tomar bt Akashay Ponghal 7-0, Gulshan Gupta bt Praful Padhyay 7-5, Rohtas Singh bt Sidhant Sehgal 7-0, Rahul Ahlawat w/o Angad Saini, Dhruv Goyal bt Kapil Sharma 7-1, Rajveer Singh bt Navmohit Singh 7-0, Arsh Oberoi bt Andrew Pardeep 7-3, Shahrukh Khan bt Simran Jit 7-3, Jashanvir Singh bt Bankim 7-3, Fatehdeep Singh bt Prithvi Kandaa 7-2, Dheer Gala bt Dhruva Das 7-1, Dheer Anush bt Siddharth 7-0, Pragun Vinayak bt Dhruv Pal 7-3, Dhruv Walia bt Vijay Kandol 7-4, Shalinder bt Siddharth Ahuja 7-2, Vishesh Rai bt Ankush Thakur 7-0, Panas Dhawan bt Sharan Liberhan 7-3, Ishaque Eqbal bt Sanyam Raj Sagar 7-2, Rajat Sindhu bt Prabhjot Singh 7-0.