Sharda sails into second round

Playing a controlled game,Rishab Sharda sailed into the second round with a 8-1 win over Udit Kumar in the Lawn Tennis Tournament being organised by Manav Mangal School,Panchkula and Ideal Tennis Academy

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: August 20, 2013 3:42 am

Playing a controlled game,Rishab Sharda sailed into the second round with a 8-1 win over Udit Kumar in the Lawn Tennis Tournament being organised by Manav Mangal School,Panchkula and Ideal Tennis Academy. If Sharda sailed past his opponent easily,Satykin Kohli has to fight his way hard for a narrow 8-6 win over Aaryavardhan to book his berth in the second round. It was easy going for Dhairya Vir as he got a walkover from Shivam Vij.

In another match of the day,Neeraj Yashpal ended the challenge of Chaitanya Chaudhary to rally into the second round in main draw while Abhimanyu Rozra had to fight his way to carve out a 8-4 win over Sidharth Kanchustambam to move further in the tournament. Another match of the day saw the same scoreline as Bhavdeep Singh scored a 8-4 win over Tarish Dhingra to advance into the second round in the championship. In another first round match,Siddharth Thakran emerged as the winner as the youngster scored a 8-4 win over Manvir Sohi. In another closely fought encounter,Vatsal Chouhan ended the challenge of Yuvraj Singh Kooka with a 8-5 win while Udgam Aggarwal registered an easy 8-1 win over Saurav Yadav to sail into the second round. It was a lopsided encounter between Chiraz Dandona and Sehad Sidhu as Dandona emerged victorious with a 8-1 margin to book a berth into the second round. The toughest encounter of the day was between Shrut Mohan Narget and Jagta Arrora as Narget fought his way to score a 8-7 win over Arora to sail into the second round.

Results:

First round: Boys: U-14: Rishabh Sharda bt Udit Kumar Kamboj 8-1,Dhairya Vir got a W/O from Shivam Vij,Satykin Kohli bt Aaryavardhan Rathore 8-6,Neeraj Yashpal bt Chaitanya Choudhary 8-1,Abhimanyu Rozra bt Siddharth Kanchustambam 8-4,Bhavdeep Singh bt Tarish Dhingra,Sidhharth Thakran bt Manvir Sohi 8-4,Vatsal Chohan bt Yuvraj Singh Kooka 8-5,Udgan Aggaarwal bt Saurav Yadav 8-1,Chiraz Dandona bt Sehaj Sidhu 8-1,Shrut Mohan Narget bt Jagta Arrora 8-7,Anmol Rattan Kamboj bt Sehaj Punj 8-4.

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