It was a day of double delight for both Ajay Yadav and Mehak of Chandigarh as they won the Under-18 singles and doubles titles in the boys and girls’ categories respectively in the AITA Championship Series being played at Harvest Tennis Academy.
In the girls’ Under-18 final,Mehak of Chandigarh ended the challenge of Gundeep Kaur of Punjab with a resounding 6-1,6-4 win. Mehak claimed the first set with a margin of 6-1 before claiming the second set with a margin of 6-4. In the girls’ Under-18 doubles final,the duo of Mehak and Ravnoor Singh of Chandigarh defeated the pair of Harkirat Kaur and Hasan Dhanao of Punjab with a 4-1,4-1 win.
It was easy going for Ajay Yadav in the boys’ Under-18 final as he ended the challenge of Mandeep Singh Gill of Chandigarh with a 6-4,6-3 win. Yadav claimed the first set with a margin of 6-4 before claiming the second set with a margin of 6-3. In the doubles’ final in the same category,Ajay Yadav and Navneet Kumar ended the challenge of Hardarshan Gill and Arjun Tomar with a 4-1,5-3.
Girls: U-16: Singles : Nehel Sahni (DLI) bt Rimpldeep Kaur (PB) 6- 3,7-5; U-18 : Mehak (CHD) bt Gundeep Kaur (PB) 6-1,6-4; U-18: Doubles: Mehak (CHD) and Ravnoor Singh (CHD) bt Harkirat Kaur Bains (CHD) and Hasan Abdal Dhanoa (PB) 4-1,4-1; Boys : U-16 : Singles: Saurabh D Patil (MAH) bt Abhimanyu Singh (DLI) 6-1,6-1; U-18 : Ajay Yadav (CHD) bt Mandeep Singh Gill (CHD) 6-4,6-3; U-16: Doubles: Atul Sri Patel (UP) and Aayush Mintri (PB) bt Hardarshan Gill (RAJ) & Bhavtaran Singh (CHD) 4-0,3-5,10-8; U-18: Ajay Yadav (CHD)and Navneet Kumar (UP) bt Arjun Singh (DLI) and Arjun Tomar (DLI) 4-1,5-3.