CLTA Chandigarh : CHART trainee 4th seed Shashikant Rajput defeated his practice partner Bhupender Dahiya of CHART 6-1, 6-2 to move into the finals of boys U-14 singles. He will be facing another CHART trainee and his practice partner Naresh Badgujar who also defeated a CHART trainee Krishan Hooda in straight sets to move into the final of U-14.
In the boys U-16 singles top seed Rishabh Sharda of CLTA defeated Rhythm Malhotra. Rishabh faced some resistance in the 2nd set and won it in tie breaker. He will be playing his practice partner of CLTA and 2nd seed N. Calvin Golmei who defeated 6th seed Ashutosh Tiwari 6-4, 6-4.
In the girls U-14 singles top seed Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa defeated 4th seed Sandeepti Singh Rao in three sets. Ashpreet won 6-2, 0-6, 6-2. She will be facing 3rd seed Vanshika Chaudhary who defeated Alisha Menon in a closely contested match. Vanshika won 6-2, 5-7, 7-5.
In the girls U-16 top seed Muskan Gupta won a closely contested match against Danyanda Patil. The match was decided in final set tie breaker 9-7. She will be facing 8th seed Rupkatha Mukherjee who upset 6th seed Lenien Jamir in straight sets 6-4, 6-2.
CHART trainees top seed Bhupender Dahiya and Shashikant Rajput defeated another CHART trainees 4th seed Naresh Badgujar and Krishan Hooda in straight sets 6-4, 7-6(4).
In boys U-16 doubles final 2nd seed Rishabh Sharda and Rohit Kumar of CLTA upset top seed pair Calvin Golmei and Digvijay Pratap Singh 6-2, 6-4.
In the girls U-16 final Tanya Batra of CLTA partnering Himanshika defeated 4th seed Muskan Gupta and Alisha Menon 6-3, 3-6, 10-4.
The singles finals of Championship Series will be held at CLTA from 9:00 a.m. onwards tomorrow.
Results are as below:-
Boys Under-14 Singles Main Draw Semi Finals
1. Shashikant Rajput bt. Bhupender Dahiya 6-1, 6-2
2. Naresh Badgujar bt. Krishan Hooda 6-4, 6-3
Girls Under-14 Singles Main Draw Semi Finals
1. Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa bt. Sandeepti Singh Rao 6-2, 0-6, 6-2
2. Vanshika Chaudhary bt.Alisha Menon 6-2, 5-7, 7-5
Boys Under-16 Singles Main Draw Semi Finals
1. Rishabh Sharda bt. Rhythm Malhotra 6-3, 7-6(3)
2. N. Calvin Golmei bt. Ashutosh Tiwari 6-4, 6-4
Girls Under-16 Singles Main Draw Semi Finals
1. Muskan Gupta bt. Dnyanda Patil 1-6, 6-2, 7-6(7)
2. Rupkatha Mukherjee bt. Lenien Jamir 6-4, 6-2
Boys Under-14 Doubles Final
· Bhupender Dahiya/Shashikant Rajput bt. Naresh Badgujar/Krishan Hooda 6-4, 7-6(4)
Boys Under-16 Doubles Final
· Rishabh Sharda/Rohit Kumar bt. Calvin Golmei/ Digvijay Pratap Singh 6-2, 6-4
Girls Under-16 Doubles Final
· Himanshika/Tanya Batra bt.Muskan Gupta/Alisha Menon 6-3, 3-6, 10-4