CHANDIGARH, JULY 31 : Keeping his winning spree Neeraj Yashpaul of Chandigarh reached semifinals after beating Rustom Dahiya 6-2,6-1 in the ATA-AITA Talent Series Tennis Tournament being played at Jagadhri Club courts in Yamunanagar.
In a marathon match which lasted 190 minutes, Drona Walia of Uttrakand beat Abhimanyu Rozra of Haryana. The final and deciding set went into the tie-break. They exchanged good rallies and played some offensive tennis which resulted in three sets 6-3,0-6,7-6 (5)
In the girls category all seeds sailed through and reached semifinals. Neahmat Sandhu of Chandigarh resisted in first set against seed three Kanishka Sharma. Kanishka won in straight sets 6-4,6-0.
In boys doubles players showed some good tennis where seed one and seed two reached semi finals easily.
Results: Boys under-14 (q-finals): Neeraj Yashpaul (Chd) bt Rustom Dahiya (Har)6-2,6-1, Udit Kamboj (Har) bt Neel Arora (Dli) 7-5,7-5, Karan Singh Bhalla (Chd) bt Jagtar Arora (Har)6-3,6-2, Dron walia (Utk) bt Abhimanyu Rozra (Har) 6-3, 0-6, 7-6 (5).
Girls under-14 (Q-finals): Komaljeet Kaur(1) (Chd) bt Sania Chadha (Chd) 6-0, 6-0, Kanishka Sharma(3)(Raj) bt Nehmat sandhu 6-4,6-1, Itika Sharma(2)(Raj) bt sagrika Singh(Har) 6-1,6-2,Nandini(4)(chd) bt Riya Malhotra(Har)6-2,6-2.
Boys under 14 Doubles (Q-finals): Jagtar Arora(Har) & Neeraj Yashpaul(Chd) bt Amitoj Singh Sachdeva (Chd) & Gurjosh Singh (Chd) 4-0,4-0, Mayank Arya (Dli) & Naman Sherawat(Dli) (1) bt Devansh Kakkar(Pun)& Vikramaditya Kadian(Har) 4-1,5-3, Abhimanyu Rozra(Har)& Drona Walia(Utk) (2) 4-0,4-2,Sawan Malik(Har) & Sam Chawla(Har) Bt Karan S Bhalla(Chd) & Shrenik Bhalla(Chd)4-2,1-4,4-2