CHANDIGARH, JULY 11 : Sidharth Kapoor of Uttrakhand struggled to overcome a stiff resistance from local lad Rishabh Khanna by 8-7 (6) in the boys singles first-round qualifying round match in the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Talent Series Tennis Tournament here today. Both matched evenly and dished out good tennis. In the closely contested encounter, Sidharth and Rishab were tied seven-all and the issue was decided in the tie-breaker session which Sidharath clinched at 8-7 (6).There was rain interruption for three hours. However, all matches schedule in Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA) Complex and Lake Club were completed. The final qalifying round matches will be played tomorrow. The main draw sign-In will be at CLTA from 12 to 2 p.m.
The results are as follows:-
QUALIFYING ROUND RESULTS
Boys U-12 (Ist round):
Sanjam Harish (CHD) bt Parth Aggarwal (DLI) 8-7(9), Rohan Sagar (DLI) bt Mishal Bhatti (PB) 8-1, Nishant (HAR) bt Saurabh (HAR) 8-5, Rohit Kumar (HAR) bt Rohin Gupta (HAR) 8-0, Manav Bharany (PB) bt Harpreet Singh (HAR) 8-1, Ankrish Khanna (CHD) bt Subrat Srivastav (WB) 8-1, Sidharth Kapoor (UTK) bt Rishabh Khanna (CHD) 8-7 (6), Abhinav Mahajan (DLI) bt Bhuvan Mittal (PB) 8-2, Himanshu Bansal (CHD) bt Zoravar Singh (CHD) 8-1, Paras Mittal (CHD) Aman Grewal (CHD) 8-1, Parmeet Singh (CHD) bt Atishay Jain (UTK) 8-4.
Boys U-14 (Ist round):
Dhruv Punani (CHD) bt Ralhan Punya (PB) 8-1, Sanjit Singh Pahuja (DLI) bt Anmol Sandhu (CHD) 8-2, Bhanwarpreet Singh (PB) bt Dhruva Das (CHD) 8-1, Abhishek Verma (PB) bt Aditya Malik 8-0, Nihit Rawal (CHD) bt Rishabh Sharda (CHD) 8-2, Ankush Arora (PB) bt Sunny Khandare (MAH) 8-6, Akhil Bansal (PB) bt Utkarsh Bhardwaj (UTK) 8-5, Anmol Sagar (DLI) bt Adnan Sharda (PB) 8-1, Anish Goel (CHD) bt Arush Goyal (UTK) 8-4, Prabhsimran Singh (CHD) bt Nimrit Singh (PB) 8-3, Pavas Dhawan (HAR) bt Azad Singh (HAR) 8-3, Kanwalpreet (HAR) bt Sidharth Bhardwaj (CHD) 8-5, Chiranthan (KAR) bt Amit Chahal (HAR) 8-0, Shivain Suroya (CHD) bt Sharan Libran (HAR) 8-6, Nikhil Kaswan (CHD) bt Rahulpreet Singh (PB) 8-2, Yuvtesh Dhaliwal (PB) bt Surya Prasad (KAR) 8-5, Karandeep Singh (PB) bt Vikas Ahlawat (HAR) 8-1, Mritunjay Badola (UTK) bt Aneesh Kumar (PB) 8-6, Chinmay (DLI) bt Harshvardhan (UP) 8-6, Diviansh Pandey (PB) bt Samrat Rana (CHD) 8-1, Kapil bt Shashank Sharma (CHD) 8-7 (5).