Karan Bhalla (boys U-14),Aashna Sharma (girls U-14),Manvir (boys U-12) and Sohani Makkar (girls U-12) won the singles titles in their respective categories in the St. Peters Tennis Tournament at St Peters School courts in Sector 37 in Chandigarh on Monday.
Karan Bhalla got the better of Siddarth Kanchustambam by 5-3,4-1 in the boys under-14 singles final. Aashna Sharma claimed the girls under-14 singles as she defeated Sohani Makkar 7-3 in the final.
After losing the first set,unseeded Manvir staged a fine rally to snuff out the challenge of top seeded Chiraz Singh Dandona by 1-4,5-3,4-0 in the boys under-12 singles final. The girls under-12 singles title went to Sohani Makkar who beat Aadita Vashisht 7-1 in the final.
Boys Under 14 singles: Finals: Karan Bhalla bt Siddarth Kanchustambam5-3,4-1 ,Semi-finals: Karan Bhalla bt Neeraj Yashpaul(1) 8-1,Siddarth k bt Shikar Jyot 8-5,Quarterfinals: Neeraj Yashpaul bt Adesh Pratap Singh 7-1,Karan Bhalla bt Praveen Kumar 7-0,Shikar Jyot bt Abin Jain 7-5,Siddarth K bt Gaurav Seth 7-0. PQF: Neeraj Yashpaul bt Sumer Sandhu 7-0,Adesh Pratap Singh bt Avtej Singh 7-6(5),Karan Bhalla bt Puru Mehta 7-0,Praveen Kumar bt Sarbhjot Singh 7-5,Shikarjyot bt Vivek 7-0,Abin Jain bt Sarvesh Maria 7-4,Siddharth K bt Manhaar 7-4,Gaurav Seth bt Sehaj Sidhu 7-6(5).
Boys under 12 Singles: Finals: Manvir bt Chiraz Singh Dandona 1-4,5-3,4-0.Semi finals: Chiraz Singh Dandona bt Sidhart Nijawan 7-2,Quarter finals: Chiraz Singh Dandona bt Shubh Jindal 6-2,Siddharth Nijawan bt Sarbhjot Singh 6-2,Manvir bt Neel Dhaliwal 6-4,Uddaivir Singh bt Pranav Chopra 6-5(5). Pre quarter finals: Chiraz Singh Dandona bt Saurya Bannerjee 6-0,Shubh Jindal bt Dhariya Chadha 6-2,Sidharth Nijawan bt Sunny Goswami 6-2,Sarbhjot Singh bt Sehaj Nangal 6-5(1),Manvir bt Divgurjot Singh 6-0,Neel Dhaliwal bt Armaan Modgil 6-2,Pranav Chopra bt Udai Singh Gill 6-2, Udaivir Singh bt Shrenik Bhalla 6-0.
Girls Under 12: Final: Sohani Makkar (St.Peters) bt Aadita Vashisht(St.Peters) 7-1,Semi final: Aadita Vashisht bt Anvi Nangal 6-3,Sohani Makkar bt Srishti Dhir 6-0,Quarter Finals: Anvi Nangal w/o Harliv kaur,Aadita Vashisht bt Jyotsana 6-4,Srishti Dhir bt Jasleen Gill 6-1,Sohani Makkar bt Tahira Grewal 6-0.
Girls under 14 singles: Aashna Sharma bt Sohani Makkar 7-3,Semi final: Sohani Makkar bt Gurleen Kaur 6-0,Aashna Sharma bt Aadita Vashisht 6-0.