Chandigarh March 25, 2008:- It was a day of tiny tots at Sh. L.D. Kapoor Memorial Total Tennis Championship being played at Total Tennis Academy’s sector 11 Chandigarh premises.The youngest age category of the championship i.e. boys under 10 witnessed the matches amongst the participants, who barely reached to net’s height. In these matches the top seed Sumita Pal Singh proved too good for his opponent, as he thrashed Parth Rastogi in a very one sided match at 6-0 to book his berth in the semifinal stage. Sumit will now meet Nihit Rawal of Total Tennis Academy in the semifinal. Nihit Rawal conceded just two games against his opponent and won the match at 6-2. Santbir Singh also through to the semifinal stage by beating Karan Hooda 6-0. The second seed Param Pun also reached semifinal stage by beating Rishabh Sharda at 6-0. The semifinals of boys under age category to be played of 28th March, 2008.
In the boys under 12 age category top seed Dheeranush Bhatti blanked his opponent Ankit Malhotra by winning 6-0 and booked his place in the quarterfinal stage to be played on 27th March, 2008. In the other second round match Santbir Singh beat Ankush with ease at 6-0. Second seed Sachin Kumar also moved to the quarterfinal stage by beating his opponent Anubhav Gupta with an identical score at 6-0.
Sanchit Malhotra, Rohin Vinayak, Abhijit Singh, Birgurman Singh and Yogesh Dahiya also made to the quarterfinal stage to be played on 27th March, 2008.
According to Mr. Devinder Kapoor, Director Total Tennis, boys under 14 alongwith boys under 16 matches will be played from tomorrow from 9:00 AM.
Following are results:-
Boys under 10 Quarterfinals
1. Sumit Pal Singh beat Parth Rastogi 6-0
2. Nihit Rawal beat Sahil Rawat 6-2
3. Santbir Singh beat Karan Hooda 6-0
4. Param Pun beat Rishabh Sharda 6-0
Boys under 12 second round
1. Dheeranush Bhatti beat Ankit Malhotra 6-0
2. Santbir Singh beat Ankush 6-1
3. Sachit Malhotra beat Harnoor 6-1
4. Rohin Vinayak Aditya Vermani 6-1
5. Abhijit Singh beat Sumit Pal Singh 6-3
6. BirGurman Singh beat Paramvir Bajwa 6-4
7. Yogesh Dahiya beat Parth Rastogi 6-3
8. Sachin Kumar beat Anubhav Gupta 6-0