Chandigarh March 26, 2008:- It was smooth sailing for Nishchay Rawal of Total Tennis Academy and top seed of boys under 16 section reached quarterfinal by beating Parminder Singh also of Total Tennis Academy in a one sided match at ongoing 4th Late Sh. L.D.Kapoor Memorial Total Tennis Championship at
YMCA sector 11 chandigarh premises. Parminder could manage to get only one game as the top seed Nishchay, who is in top 10 players of the country, was unbeaten through out the match.
The Total Tennis Championship saw only one upset in today’s play when Arshbuland Aulakh of Total Tennis Academy registered a sensational victory over Shubham Vij, the third seed of boys under 16 section. The match which lasted for over one hour saw Arshbuland leading from the very beginning but every time Arshbuland raced forward, 3rd seed Shubham fought very bravely and managed to equal the score it happened thrice till the score leveled at 5-5 and than in the tie breaker it was Arshbuland, who took a decisive lead of 5-3 and than there was no looking back for Arshbuland as he served to take the tie breaker and the match in his favour at 6-5(7-3).
In the boys under 14 category first round matches saw a one sided affairs as almost all the seeded players through to the next round by beating their respective opponents with ease. Players who made to the next round are Yogesh Dahiya, Santbir Singh, Sanjog Singh, Puneet Singh, Kanwaljot, Vikas Goet, Anvit Gupta, Andrew Pradeep, Rohin Vinayak, Bhavya Jain, Birgurman and Dheeranush Bhatti.
According to Mr. Devinder Kapoor, Director Total Tennis, the girls under 10, 12 and under 16 along with boys under 12 quarterfinals, boys under 14 second round and boys under 16 quarterfinals matches will be played on Thursday, March 27, 2008 from 9:00 AM.
Following are the results:-
Boys under 14 first round
1. Yogesh Dahiya beat Uday Chetan 6-0
2. Santbir Singh beat Ankush Parocha 6-3
3. Sanjog Singh beat Lakshay Sofat 6-0
4. Puneet Singh beat Kunal Kapoor 6-1
5. Kanwaljot Bajwa beat Tarkik Thami 6-4
6. Vikas Goet beat Kunal Bansal 6-1
7. Anvit Gupta beat Abijit Singh 6-1
8. Andrew Pradeep beat Divyaansh Pandey 6-1
9. Rohin Vinayak beat Sukhen Saini 6-2
10. Bhavya Jain beat Himanshu Sharma 6-0
11. Birgurman Singh beat Aashray Puri 6-0
12. Dheeranush Bhatti beat Anuj Aggarwal 6-0
Boys under 16 first round
1. Bhavya Jain beat Harpreet Singh 6-2
2. Aakash Dhingra beat Anvit Gupta 6-4
3. Kanwaljot Bajwa beat Divyaansh Pandey 6-1
4. Kunal Kapoor beat Uday Chetan 6-2
Boys under 16 second round
1. Nishchay Rawal beat Parminder Singh 6-1
2. Bhavya Jain beat Ramandeep Kaushik 6-1
3. Andrew Pradeep beat Akash Dhingra 6-4
4. Arshbuland Aulakh beat Shubham Vij 6-5(3)
5. Taranbir Singh beat Utkarsh Khosla 6-2
6. Kanwaljot Bajwa beat Sandeep Gupta 6-2
7. Kunal Kapoor beat Sahej Abrol 6-1
8. Pragun Vinayak beat Gaurav 6-1