CHANDIGARH, NOV 11 :CHART trainee Shashikant Rajput upset seed eighth Rohit Kumar in straight sets in the boys singles pre-quarter-final in the CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Under-16 Tennis Tournament at Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today. Shashikant used good variation to upset experienced Rohit Kumar. Shashikant won 6-4, 6-2.
CLTA trainee Rishabh Sharda defeated Ishan Sethi in a one sided match 6-2, 6-0, . Rishabh conceded only two games to reach quarter finals.
CLTA trainee Calvin Golmei beat CHART trainee Rahul Verma in straight sets. Another CHART trainee Ramanjot Dhindsa defeated Sohraab Singh in a marathon three setter. Ramanjot lost first set 5-7 and came back strongly to take the second set 6-2. In the final set Ramanjot used good variation and won the final set 6-4. Other boys matches were one sided.
In the girls section CHART trainee lucky loser Princy Panchal upset 7th seed Vriti Panwar in a convincing straight set victory 6-1, 6-3. Another CLTA trainee Luvya Lamba upset seed 3 Jahnavi Shivran in straight sets 6-0, 6-4.
Lucky loser Alisha Menon defeated CLTA trainee qualifier Saumya Saxena in a three set match wining 6-0, 4-6, 6-3. Mahak Khurmi won a closely contested match against CLTA trainee 5th seed Khushbeen Kaur. Mehak won 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.
Boys Singles U-16 (2nd Round): Kabir Manrai bt. Aditya Pratap Singh 6-2, 6-0, Gurjot Singh bt. Shivam Vij 6-1, 6-1, Rishabh Sharda bt. Ishan Sethi 6-0, 6-2, Sabrang Sandal bt. Naresh Badgujar 6-3, 6-0, Shashikant Rajput bt. Rohit Kumar 6-4, 6-2, Calvin Golmei bt. Rahul Verma 6-0, 6-3, Ramanjot Dhindsa bt. Sohraab Singh 5-7, 6-2, 6-4, Aditya Vashisht bt. Neeraj Yashpaul 6-3, 6-0.
Girls Singles U-16 (2nd Round): Seerat Kaur Pannu bt. Komaljit Kaur 6-2, 6-0, Rahat Mangat bt. Bhavya Sangri 6-1, 6-1, Luvya Lamba bt. Jahnavi Shivran 6-0, 6-4, Alisha Menon bt. Saumya Saxena 6-0, 4-6, 6-3, Mehak Khurmi bt. Khushbeen Kaur 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, Jannat Khurana bt. Nikita Kharangra 6-1, 6-0, Princy Panchal bt. Vriti Panwar 6-1, 6-3, Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa bt. Saisha Khanna 6-0, 6-0.
Boys Doubles U-16 (Ist Round): Aditya Vashisht /Gurjot Singh bt. Bhavdeep Singh/Jaskaran Riar 6-1, 6-2, Sagar Sehrawat /Jagdeep Singh bt. Nishant Kakkar/Ishaan Puri 6-3, 6-2, Rishabh Sharda/Raunaq Marwaha bt. Jasmanpreet/Sehaj Punj 6-1, 6-2, Rahul Verma/Vatsal Chauhan bt. M.S.Karthik/Karan Bhalla 7-6(2), 2-6, 10-5, Rohit Kumar/Ramanjot Dhindsa bt. Ishaan Sethi/Amol Juneja 6-1, 6-2, Sohraab Singh/Kabir Manrai bt. Savneet Bawja /Yuvraj Singh 6-1, 6-1, Naresh Badgujar/Shashikant Rajput bt. Neeraj Yashpaul/Jagtar Arora 6-4, 7-6(0), Sabrang Sandal/Calvin Golmei bt. Krishan Hooda /Rohit Malik 6-2, 6-0.
Girls Doubles U-16, (Ist round): Bindu Kulhriya /Priyanka Jakhar bt. Shamita Yadav/Deepshikha 7-6(5), 6-3.