CHANDIGARH, OCT 29 ; CHART trainees dominated AITA Talent Series Tennis Tournament being conducted at Sector 10 Tennis Stadium Complex. CHART trainee Shashikant Rajput defeated CLTA trainee Jaskaran Riar in straight sets by conceding only one game in each set 6-1, 6-1.
Another CHART trainee Naresh Badgujar defeated CLTA trainee Dhruv Sharma who upset top seed Shrut Mohan Nargeta in pre-quarters. Naresh was leading 4-0 in the first set but Dhruv Sharma broke his serve in the fifth game. After that Naresh closed the set 6-1. In the second set Naresh conceded only three games and convincingly scripted the victory 6-1, 6-3.
Other CHART trainees Bhupender Dahiya and Asav Kumar also had easy victories over CHART trainee Krishan Hooda and CLTA trainee Sehaj Punj 6-1, 6-2 and 6-0, 6-1 respectively.
In the girls singles quarter-final matches CHART trainee Bindu Kulhriya upset top seed Nandini Singh in straight sets 6-2, 6-2. Another CHART trainee Priyanka Jakhar defeated Mansi Singh in a one sided match 6-1, 6-2.
Results: Boys singles (quarter-finals): Bhupender Dahiya bt. Krishan Hooda 6-1,6-2, Naresh Badgujjar bt. Dhruv Sharma 6-1,6-3, Shashikant Rajput bt. Jaskaran Riar 6-1,6-1, Asav Kumar bt. Sehaj Punj 6-0,6-1.
Girls singles (q-finals): Rahat Mangat bt. Luvya Lamba 6-4,6-0, Shrishty Dheer bt. Yamini Issar 4-6,6-1,6-1, Bindu Kulhria bt. Nandini Singh 6-2,6-2, Priyanka Jakhar bt. Mansi Singh 6-1,6-2.
Boys doubles (quarter-finals): Sehaj Punj/Dhruv Sharma bt. Shashikant Rajput/Bhupender Dahiya 1-6, 7-5, 10-7, Jaskaran Riar/Abhay Mohan bt Shrut Mohan Nargeta/Sidharth Sharma. 6-4,7-5, M.S.Karthik/ Asav Kumar bt. Jasmol Arora/Sidharth Goel 6-3,6-4, Krishan Hooda/ Naresh Badgujar bt. Akshit Chabra/Vikramaditya 6-2, 6-0.