CHANDIGARH, OCT 28 : Priyanka Jakhar and Rahat Mangat were their tough fight by their respective rivals in the girls singles second matches in the CLTA-AITA Talent Series Tennis Ranking Tournament being played at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.
Priyanka Jakhar overcame fourth seeded Princy Panchal in three-setter 6-4, 2-6, 6-1 an all-CHART trainnes second round match. Rahat Mangat snuffed the challenge of Priyanka Khanna also in three sets 6-4, 3-6, 6-0,.
CHART trainee Naresh Badgujar defeated Archit Juneja in straight sets to move into quarter finals in the boys singles second round encounter. Naresh displayed quality tennis to dominate his opponent with his aggressive ground strokes and used his strategy to win easily in a one sided match 6-2, 6-2.
In another match, CLTA trainee Dhruv Sharma upset top seed Shrut Mohan Nargeta. In the first set Dhruv faced some resistance from experienced Shrut Mohan but he gave no respite to Shrut Mohan in the 2nd set. Dhruv won the match 6-4, 6-0.
Other CHART and CLTA players who moved into boys U-14 quarter-finals are Shashikant Rajput, Jaskaran Riar, Bhupender Dahiya, Krishan Hooda, Sehaj Punj and Asav Kumar.
Boys singles (2nd round): Shashikant Rajput bt. Pranav Chopra 6-0, 6-0, Jaskaran Riar bt. Ajay Singh 6-2, 6-3, Dhruv Sharma bt. Shrut Mohan Nargeta 6-4, 6-0, Bhupender Dahiya bt. Akshit Chabra 6-1, 6-2, Krishan Hooda bt. Abhay Mohan 6-0, 6-4, Naresh Badgujjar bt. Archit Juneja 6-2, 6-2, Sehaj Punj bt. Samarth Suri 6-2, 6-3, Asav Kumar bt. Chiraz Singh Dhanoa 6-3, 6-1.
Girls singles (2nd round): Priyanka Jakhar bt. Princy Panchal 6-4, 2-6, 6-1, Bindu Kulhria bt. Dikshita Rana 6-3, 6-1, Manya Bajaj bt. Nandini Singh 6-2, 6-1, Rahat Mangat bt. Priyanka Khanna 6-4, 3-6, 6-0, Luvya Lamba bt. Smera Mehta 6-0, 6-2, Mansi Singh bt. Sehajveer Bhandal 6-4, 6-2, Shrishty Dheer bt. Agrima Tiwari 6-3, 6-3, Yamini Issar bt. Adity Dogra 6-3, 6-3.
Boys doubles (Ist round): Shashikant Rajput/Bhupender Dahiya vs. Sehaj Nangal/Ishaan Puri 6-3, 6-2, Sehaj Punj/Dhruv Sharma vs. Samarth Suri/Parveen Kumar 6-3, 6-1, Shrut Mohan Nargeta/Sidharth Sharma vs. Viren Kumar/ Kunal Patial 6-0, 6-1, Jaskaran Riar/Abhay Mohan vs. Bhavdeep/Chiraz Dandona 6-2, 7-5, Jasmol Arora/Sidharth Goel vs. Rohit Malik/Ajay Singh 7-5, 5-7, 10-7, M.S.Karthik/ Asav Kumar vs. Archit Juneja/Rajdeep Kaura 6-3, 7-5, Akshit Chabra/Vikramaditya vs. Kadian Saravjot Singh/Gautam Mittal 6-4, 2-6, 10-7, Krishan Hooda/ Naresh Badgujar vs. Gaurav Kumar/Tushar Kumar 6-1, 6-1.