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Vikrant Dahiya,the top-seeded player,made a strong start to his campaign when he thumped Aishwarya Goel 9-0 without losing a single game in the first round of the boys’ under-16 category of the CLTA AITA Talent Series tennis tournament being held at CLTA Stadium in Sector 10 on Monday. Dahiya,playing impeccable serve-and-volley tennis,got off to the best possible start by demolishing his opponent.
Ramanjot Singh,another CHART trainee,however,had to fight for every point but eventually managed to beat Anmol Rattan 9-8(0) in a tough encounter. Another CHART trainee,Jagdeep Singh Bajwa,scraped past Sagar Bains 9-7.
In the girls’ under-16 category,second seed Prinkle Singh registered an easily 9-1 win against Ibadat Kaur to move into the second round. She was joined by top seed Aarushi Kakkar who humbled Satakshi Singh 9-0. In girls’ under-12 category,Princy Panchal,the CHART trainee,bamboozled Supriya Sangwan 4-0,4-1. Similarly,in the boys’ under-12 category,qualifier Vikram Aviyan ipset top seed Shrut Mohan 4-1,5-4.
Main draw: 1st round: Girls: u-12: Harleen Kaur bt Priyanka 4-2,4-0; Sehajbeer Bhandal bt Shreya Kansal 4-0,5-4(5); Kuhoo bt Manya Bajaj 5-3,3-5,9-7; Hritika bt Snitabitha Singh 1-4,4-0,7-4; Alisha Menon bt Luvya Singh 4-0,5-3; Yana Dhamija bt Inayat Sidhu 4-2,1-4,7-1; Kshitija Singh be Reet Malik 4-2,2-4,8-6; Saisha Khanna bt Nikita Devi 5-4(5),5-4(0); Priyanka Khanna bt Mansi Singh 4-1,4-1; Ibadat Kaur bt Vrinda Sharma 4-0,4-2; Princy Panchal bt Supriya Sangwan 4-0,4-1; Satakshi Singh bt Bindu Kulharia 4-2,5-4(2); Rahat Mangat bt Nehmat Sidhu 4-0,4-1; Aishwary Sailaje bt Anuradha Chopra 5-3,0-4,7-3; Tanisha Indrayn bt Amreen Sidhu 4-0,4-1; Kiran Kalkal bt Sandeepti Rao 4-0,4-0; u-16: Aarushi Kakkar bt Satakshi Singh 9-0,Jannat Khurana bt Yana Dhamija 9-1,Kiran Kalkal bt Khushbeen 9-2,Komaljit Kaur bt Alisha Menon 9-7,Jahnvi Shivran bt Snitabithi Singh 9-2,Ravita Rawat bt Arti Nain 9-7,Pious Mudgil bt Hanshika 9-1,Gurneek Bhandal bt Saisha Khanna 9-2,Nandini bt Gurleen Singh 9-6,Ikshika Sangri bt Kshitija Singh 9-2,Bani Singh bt Adity Dogra 9-0,Seerat Sidhu bt Gunjan Agarwal 9-0,Harleen Kaur bt Shamita Yadav 9-2,Tanya Batra bt Rubani Ahluwalia 9-4,Aastha Malhotra bt Aashna 9-5,Prinkle Singh bt Ibadat Kaur 9-1; boys: u-12: Vikram Aviyan bt Shrut Mohan 4-1,5-4(5); Dhruv Tangrey bt Aashray Gupta 4-0,4-2; Avik Chaudhary bt Tarush Bagat 4-0,4-2; Chiraz Singh Dandona bt Krishan Hooda 5-3,4-2; Onkar Opte bt Anurag Aggarwal 4-0,4-1; Pranav Chopra bt Sidharth G 5-3,5-4(5); Udaiveer Singh bt Asav Kumar 1-4,3-2 (Concede); Sammar Raina bt Tanik Gupta 4-2,4-1; Daksh Marwaha bt Pal Kanishk 5-4(3),4-1; Bhupinder bt Shrenik Bhalla 4-1,4-0; Arnav Path bt Kamar Mahismat 4-0,4-0; Divesh Galot bt Akash Ahlawat 4-1,5-3; Ishan Khushu bt Ajay Sharan 4-0,4-1; Amaan Mohd. Bt Jasvin Singh 4-2,5-3; Naresh Badgujar bt Sarthak Jaitley 4-0,5-3; Yuvraj Singh bt Karan Prashar 4-1,4-0; u-16: Vikrant Dahiya bt Aishwaray Goel 9-0,Kabir Manrai bt Aniket Khosla 9-1,Ramanjot Singh bt Anmol Rattan 9-8(0),Digvijay Singh bt Sabrang Sandal 9-3,Rohit Kumar bt Srinjan Singh 9-5,Aditya Partap Singh bt Akshay Chauhan 9-3,Mohak Bajaj bt Rehan Sareen 9-6,Jagdeep Singh Bajwa bt Sagar Bains 9-7,Krishna Rajput bt Sidhant Mehla 9-7,Calvin Golmei bt Sarthak Jain 9-5,Sagar Sehrawat bt Jaideep Singh 9-5,Mritunjay Badola bt Rahul Verma 9-1,Paras Dahiya bt Anurag Agarwal 9-2,Raunaq Singh bt Akashdeep Singh 9-3,Himanshu bt Yuvraj Singh 9-2,Eklavya Singh bt Rishabh Sharda 9-2.