The main round matches of the Harvest Tennis Academy (HTA) AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament commenced today at the sprawling HTA campus at Jassowal, Ludhiana.
Punjabs Rimpledeep Kaur,an HTA trainee,stormed into the semi-finals of both girls under-16 and under-18 events. In under-16,it was an easy win for the top seed Rimpledeep as she defeated Priyanka Rawat 6-1,6-0.
In the under-18 event,she was in total control getting the better of second seed Shreya Pasricha of Delhi. Shreya tried to make a comeback with a break in the fourth game in the second set,but that was all she had to show for. Rimpledeep won 6-3,7-5.
Todays results: Girls under-16 singles quarter-finals: 1-Rimpledeep Kaur (PB) beat 8- Priyanka Rawat (UTA) 6-1,6-0; 5-Shreya Pasricha (DLI) beat 4-Bhavika Wadhawan (DLI) 6-3,7-5; 3-Rajbir Kaur (PB) beat 7-Anukriti Choudhary (DLI) 6-4,7-5; Riya Bhatia (DLI) beat 6-Sripriya Sarraf (BHI) 6-3,6-2.
Girls under-18 singles quarter-finals: 5-Gundeep Kaur (PB) beat Sayesha B Dalal (DLI) 6-3,6-4; 6-Baljinder Kaur (HAR) beat Hasan Dhanoa (PB) 6-0,6-0; 4-Jaspreet Kaur (PB) beat 6-Rajbir Kaur (PB) 7-5,6-4; Rimpledeep Kaur (PB) beat 2-Shreya Pasricha (DLI) 7-5,6-1.
Boys under-16 singles quarter-finals: 7-Bavneet Singh (DLI) beat 1-Harry Jindal (PB) 6-1,6-3; 4-Maninder Singh (DLI) beat 8-Kamal Kishore Madirana (RAJ) 6-4,6-1; 5-Atul Sri Patel (UP) beat Manoj (HAR) 6-4,2-6,6-3; 6-Rishab Dev (PB) beat Nischay Rawal (CHD) 7-6(5),6-4.
Boys under-18 singles quarter-finals: 1-Navneet Kumar (UP) beat Manish Drall (DLI) 6-2,6-1; 3-Kunal Anand (DLI) beat 6-Ajay Yadav (CHD) 6-4,1-6,7-6(1); 4-Maninder Singh (HAR) beat 8-Jatin Dhaiya (DLI) 6-4,3-6,7-5; 2-Ronit Bisht (DLI) beat A Nikhit Prasad(AP) 6-2,6-2.