Junior tennis: Bibaswan,Treta win

Bibaswan Deb and Treta Bhattacharyya made it to the pre quarter-finals of the ONGC ITF Junior Tennis 2009 being played at the DKS Sports Complex here.

Written by Express News Service | Kolkata | Published: January 20, 2009 2:52 am

Bibaswan Deb and Treta Bhattacharyya made it to the pre quarter-finals of the ONGC ITF Junior Tennis 2009 being played at the DKS Sports Complex here.

Today,Treta took 115 minutes to beat Russia’s Natela Dzalamidze 4-6,7-5,6-3. In the first set Dzalamidze broke Treta in the fifth,seventh and ninth game and was broken in the second and sixth game. The second set also saw a series of breaks. Treta was broken in the first game and broke Dzalamidze in the second,fourth and sixth game to take a 5-2 lead. Then she lost the momentum and was broken in the seventh and ninth game as the score got leveled at 5-5. Treta broke Dzalamidze in the 12th game to take the set. The final set was comparatively a one-sided affair as Treta broke Dzalamidze in the second,fourth and eighth game,while being broken in the seventh game.

Bibaswan walked into the pre quarter-finals beating Rohit Bisht in 90 minutes in straight sets 6-3,7-6 (7-5). In the first set,Bibaswan broke Bisht in the second and eighth game and was broken in the third. Bibaswan took the set at 6-3. In the second set,Bibaswan squandered four match points in the 10th game,still managed to win the set and the match.

Fourth seed Appanervanda Muddappa lost to wild card Venkat Iyer 5-7,2-6 in the boys’ singles. The other seed to fall was sixth seed Uzbek Roman Piftor. Jayaprakash Mohit Mayur got the better of him 6-4,6-2.

In the girls’ singles,the only seed to fall was third seed Rishika Sunkara. She lost to Prerna Bhambri in three sets 4-6,6-4,6-4.

Local girl Amrita Mukherjee,a wild card,was defeated in the first round by Sharon Sanchana Paul 6-1,6-0.

Today’s results: Boys’ singles (first round): Chandril Sood (Ind) (1) (124) beat Jeroen Benard (Ned) (348) 4-2 (Conc.); SV Abhishek (238) beat Aziz Yuldashev (Uzb) (258) 6-4,6-4; Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash (Ind) (309) beat Roman Piftor (6) (Uzb) (217) 6-4,6-2; Laurent Oliver Daxhelet (3) (Bel) (158) beat Shiva Sangwan (Ind) (283) 6-4,6-0; Saurabh Singh (5) (Ind) (194) beat Jeroen Claeys (Bel) (240) 5-7,6-4,6-0; Sumeet Pratap Shinde (Ind) (262) beat Artem Tarasov (Uzb) (269) 6-4,6-2; Venkat Iyer (WC) (652) beat Appanervanda Muddappa (4) (181) 7-5,6-2; Adirek Khundarnpinitnon (Ind) (7) (Tha) (232) beat Shogafur Shofayziev (Uzb) (324) 6-0,6-0; Bibaswan Deb (Ind) (WC) beat Rohit Bisht (IND) (WC) (386) 6-3,7-6 (7-5); Siddharth Sivakumar (Ind) (WC) (604) beat Yoannis Hilelis (Fra) (247) 6-4,4-2 (Conc.); Vaidik Munshaw (2) (155) beat Masingh Athare (319) 6-3,6-2.

Girls’ singles (first round): Valentina Starkova (1) (Kaz) (127) beat Sowjanya Bavisetti (Ind) (661) 6-0,5-7,6-2; Sharon Sanchana Paul (Ind) (580) beat Amrita Mukherjee (Ind) (WC) (1356) 6-1,6-0; Soniya Dayal (Ind) (364) beat Ankita Bhatia (Ind) (WC) (1889) 6-2,6-2; Shweta Kumari Solanki (Ind) (5) (248) beat Garima Vatwani (Ind) (408) 6-3,6-3; Prerna Bhambri (Ind) (314) beat Rishika Sunkara (Ind) (3) (200) 4-6,6-4,6-4; Treta Bhattacharyya (Ind) (595) beat Natela Dzalamidze (Rus) (277) 4-6,7-5,6-3; Aishwarya Agrawal (Ind) (WC) (7) (264) beat Nimisha Mohan (315) 7-6 (7-3),6-3; Sharmada Balu (Ind) (294) beat Ratnika Batra (Ind) (519) 6-1,6-4; Ashvarya Shrivastava (Ind) (210) beat Parminder Kaur (LL) 6-2,6-2; Anna Rapoport (8) (Rus) (267) beat Nova Patel (Ind) (400) 7-5,6-2; Gopika Kapoor (Ind) (335) beat Shweta Rana (Ind) (306) 6-2,7-5; Anastisiya Prenko (2) (Tkm) (196) beat Prarthana Thombare (Ind) (909) 3-6,7-5,6-1.

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