Chandigarh challenge ends

It was dull day for Chandigarh players as Nishchay Rawal and Ajay Yadav bowed out in the quarterfinal in the boys' Under-16 and Under-18 categories in the AITA Super Series Championship...

Written by Express News Service | Jassowal | Published:February 19, 2009 2:24 am

It was dull day for Chandigarh players as Nishchay Rawal and Ajay Yadav bowed out in the quarterfinal in the boys’ Under-16 and Under-18 categories in the AITA Super Series Championship being played at Harvest Tennis Academy on Wednesday. Rawal’s challenge was ended by sixth seed Rishab Dev of Punjab who scored a 7-6 (5),6-4 win while Ajay Yadav was defeated by Kumal Anand of Delhi with a 6-4,1-6,7-6 (1) win. In the boys’ Under-16 quarterfinals,seventh seed Bhavneet Singh of Delhi created an upset when he defeated top seed Harry Jindal of Punjab 6-1,6-3. It was easy going for Maninder Singh of Delhi as he scored a 6-4,6-1 win over Kamal Kishore Maderena of Rajasthan. In the girls’ U-16 category,top seed Rimpledeep of Punjab stormed into the semifinals with an easy 6-1,6-0 win over eighth seed Priyanka Rawat of Uttrakhand. Fifth seed Shreya Pasricha also paved her way into the semifinals with a 6-3,7-5 win over Bhavika wadhawan of Delhi while third seed Rajbir Kaur of Punjab ended the challenge of seventh seed Anukriti Choudhary of Delhi with a 6-4,7-5 win.

Results : Girls: Singles: Under 16 : Singles : Quarterfinal: 1-Rimpledeep Kaur (PB) bt. 8-Priyanka Rawat (UTA) 6-1,6-0; 5-Shreya Pasricha (DLI) bt. 4-Bhavika Wadhawan (DLI) 6-3,7-5; 3-Rajbir Kaur (PB) bt. 7-Anukriti Choudhary (DLI) 6-4,7-5; Riya Bhatia (DLI) bt. 6-Sripriya Sarraf (BHI) 6-3,6-2; Under 18 : Singles : 5-Gundeep Kaur (PB) bt. Sayesha B Dalal (DLI) 6-3,6-4; 6-Baljinder Kaur (HAR) bt. Hasan Dhanoa (PB) 6-0,6-0; 4-Jaspreet Kaur (PB) bt. 6-Rajbir Kaur (PB) 7-5,6-4; Rimpledeep Kaur (PB) bt. 2-Shreya Pasricha (DLI) 7-5,6-1; Boys : Singles Under 16 : Quarterfinals : 7-Bavneet Singh (DLI) bt. 1-Harry Jindal (PB) 6-1,6-3; 4-Maninder Singh (DLI) bt. 8-Kamal Kishore Madirana (RAJ) 6-4,6-1; 5-Atul Sri Patel (UP) bt. Manoj (HAR) 6-4,2-6,6-3; 6-Rishab Dev (PB) bt. Nischay Rawal (CHD) 7-6(5),6-4; Under 18 : Singles : Quarters: 1-Navneet Kumar (UP) bt. Manish Drall (DLI) 6-2,6-1; 3-Kunal Anand (DLI) bt. 6-Ajay Yadav (CHD) 6-4,1-6,7-6(1); 4-Maninder Singh (HAR) bt. 8-Jatin Dhaiya (DLI) 6-4,3-6,7-5; 2-Ronit Bisht (DLI) bt. A. Nikhit Prasad (AP) 6-2,6-2.

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