CHANDIGARH, JUNE 10 : Saurav Kalkal caused the biggest upset in the boys singles second round as he toppled top seeded Amit Beniwal in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 in the ATF-Asian Ranking Under-14 Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Government Tennis Stadium here today.
Lakshay Gupta and second seed Himanshu Mor faced tough resistance from their respective rivals in the boys singles second round fixtures. After losing the first set Lakshay Gupta bounced back into the game to prevail over Sahishnu Sharma 2-6, 6-4, 6-1. , Himanshu Mor traded stroke for stroke before disposing of the challenge of spirited Naresh Badgujar 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (0).
Down by one set Sai Yeddula hit back to snuff out the challenge of Aesha Patel 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the girls singles second round match. Prinkle Singh of Jammu and Kashmir, who trains at CLTA, defeated Sravya Chilakalapudi in straight sets 6-3, 6-1 and moved into quarter-final.
Shrivalli Bhamidipaty staged a fine rally as she outpointed Panya Bhalla in three sets 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the quarter-final round.
In the doubles, CHART trainees Nikita Devi and Princy Panchal defeated Rhythm Aswal and Raina Zaffar in straight sets 7-6(4), 6-1.
Boys singles (2nd round): Saurav Kalkal bt. Amit Beniwal 6-3, 6-3, Lakshay Gupta bt. Sahishnu Sharma 2-6, 6-4, 6-1, Sacchitt Sharma bt. Kevin Patel 6-3, 6-2, Dipin Wadhwa bt. Shourya Piplani 6-2, 6-2, Varun Vaiko bt. Kalvalya Raval 6-3, 6-1, Drona Walia bt. Thribhuvan Reddy 6-4, 6-1, Rishabh Sharda bt. Theertha Macherla 6-2, 6-4, Himanshu Mor bt. Naresh Badgujar 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(0).
Girls singles (2nd round): Sai Yeddula bt. Aesha Patel 4-6, 6-2, 6-3, Prinkle Singh bt. Sravya Chilakalapudi 6-3, 6-1, Mahak Jain bt. Sharanya Shetty 6-0, 6-0, Shrivalli Bhamidipaty bt.Panya Bhalla 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, Prakriti Banwani bt. Nikita Devi 6-0, 6-1, Ratuja Jadhav bt. Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa 6-1, 6-1, Ishwari Matere bt. Khushbeen Kaur 6-2, 6-4, Amineni Shivani bt. Princy Panchal 6-1, 6-0.
Boys doubles (Ist round): Theertha Macherla/ Drumil Thakkar bt. Vaibhav Kundu/ Sacchit Sharma 6-3, 6-4, Vansh Bhagtani/Arvind Kalyana bt. Anurag Agarwal/ Dharmil Shah 4-6, 6-2 (10-6), Dhruv Tangri/ Dipin Wadhwa bt. Shaurya Piplani/ Taraknath Singh 6-2, 6-3, Bhupender Dahiya/ Neeraj Yashpaul bt. Tejasvi Mehra/ Vikrant Mehta 7-6(3), 7-5, Rithivk Chaudhary/Rishabh Sharda bt. Naresh Badgujar/ Krishan Hooda 6-0, 6-1.