Treta Bhattacharyya is keeping the Bengal flag flying at the ONGC ITF Junior Tennis 2009 being played at the DKS Sports Complex here.
Today,Treta defeated seventh seed Aishwarya Agrawal 6-4,6-3 in 100 minutes. She took 25 minutes to take the first set at 6-4 as she broke Aishwarya in the second,sixth and tenth game. She lost her serve in the third game.
Treta was broken twice in the second set but broke back in the very next games. She lost her serve in the first game and broke back in the second. Again a trade of breaks happened in the fifth and sixth games. Aishwarya got broken again in the eighth game and Treta made no mistake and took the ninth game at love to seal her place in the quarter-finals.
The other seed to fall was fourth seed Ashvarya Shrivastava. She was shown the door by Sharmada Balu 4-6,6-3,7-5.
Bibaswan Deb was knocked out by seventh seed Thailand boy Adirek Khundarnoinitnon 6-4,6-2. Bibaswan,however,reached the doubles semi-finals defeating fourth seed Sai Kartik Nakireddy and Naveen Saai 6-4,6-4.
Todays results: (Indians if not specified): Boys singles pre quarter-finals: Chandril Sood (1) (124) beat Lakshit Sood (237) 6-2,6-2; Jayaprakash Mohit Mayur (309) beat SV Abhishek (238) 5-7,6-2,5-0(Conc.); Laurent-Oliver Daxhelet (3) (Bel) beat Naveen Sai (245) 6-2,6-3; Sai Kartik Nakireddy (8) (235) beat Shabaaz Khan (282) 6-2,6-4; Saurabh Singh (5) (194) beat Devpriya Jaiswal (Q) (1668) 6-0,6-4; Venkat Iyer (WC) (652) beat Sumeet Pratap Shinde (262) 7-5,6-4; Adirek Khundarnpinitnon (7) (Tha) (232) beat Bibaswan Deb (WC) 6-4,6-2; Vaidik Munshaw (2) (155) beat Siddharth Sivakumar (WC) (604) 6-3,6-4.
Girls singles pre quarter-finals: Valentina Starkova (1) (Kaz) (127) beat Sharon Sanchana Paul (580) 6-3,2-6,6-3; Shweta Kumari Solanki (5) (248) beat Sonia Dayal (364) 6-2,6-2; Prerna Bhambri (314) beat Natasha Palha (555) 6-1,6-1; Treta Bhattacharyya (595) beat Aishwarya Agrawal (WC) (7) (264) 6-4,6-3; Carol Augustine Benito (Esp) (461) beat Zainab Ali Sajjad (Q) (1083) 6-3,6-2; Sharmada Balu (294) beat Ashvarya Shrivastava (4) (210) 4-6,6-3,7-5; Anna Rapoport (8) (Rus) (267) beat Mehak Singh (Q) (1692) 6-3,6-1; Anastasiya Prenko (2) (Tkm) (198) beat Gopika Kapoor (335) 6-3,7-5.
Boys doubles pre quarter-finals: Sumeet Pratap Shinde & Shabbaz Khan beat SV Abhishek & Srikar Alla 6-7 (1-7),6-4 (10-7); Sai Karti Nakireddy & Naveen Saai (4) beat Mohammed Ashraf & Devpriya Jaiswal 6-3,6-0; Appanervanda Muddappa & Saurabh Singh (2) beat UM Gugan Verma & Rohit Bisht 6-3,7-5.
Boys doubles quarter-finals: Lakshit Sood & Chandril Sood (1) beat Sumeet Pratap Shinde & Shabbaz Khan 6-2,6-3; Ryoto Tachi (Jpn) & Bibaswan Deb (WC) beat Sai Karti Nakireddy & Naveen Saai (4) 6-4,6-4.
Girls doubles pre quarter-finals: Prerna Bhambri & Gopika Kapoor beat Anikta Raina & Shweta Rana (4) 6-4,6-3.
Girls doubles quarter-finals: Rishika Sunkara & Aishwarya Agrawal (1) beat Sharmada Balu & Nimisha Mohan 2-6,6-1 (10-3); Sonia Dayal & Aishwarya Shrivastava (3) beat Prarthana Thombare & Nova Patel 6-3,0-6 (10-8); Anna Rapoport (Rus) & Natela Dzalamidze (Rus) (2) beat Jaanesh M Kaur & Mehak Singh 6-1,6-0.