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Ajay and Krishan Hooda cruise into quarterfinals

August 08, 2018 11:21 AM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: CLTA trainee Ajay Singh moved into Quarterfinals in both Boys under-16 and 18 singles events in the CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

Ajay defeated Siddharth Basaitia 7-3 in boys under-18 singles pre-quarterfinals round. Top seed Krishan Hooda of CLTA defeated his practice partner Manveer Singh in closed contestant match 7-5. Sixth seed Yuvraj Singh Kooka also moved into Quarterfinals.

Seventh seed Jitin Kumar Chetry of CLTA won from Divgurjot Singh 7-5 in boys under-16 singles pre-quarterfinals round. CHART trainee Punjab Sarabjot Singh outplayed third seed Vaibhav Singh Bisht of UP 7-5. Second seed Ajay Singh blanked Arhaan Pahwa 7-0.

In Girls under-16 singles pre-quarterfinals round eighth seed Suryanshi Tanwar of CLTA defeated Vanya Tyagi of Delhi in a one sided match by conceding only one game 7-1. Seventh seed Pawandeep Kaur advanced into Quarterfinals. Pawandeep played in a top form, Pawandeep won from Reetika Ramsingh of Maharastra 7-3. Aditi Singh, Charanya, Mrunal Sagar, Radhika and Poorvi Bhatt also moved into quarterfinals girls under-16.

On Monday, all matches were washed out due to heavy rain.

Results (PQFs)

Boys under-18: Krishan Hooda (HR) [1] bt. Manveer Singh (PB) [Q] 7-5, Ajay Singh (HR) bt. Siddharth Basaitia (HR) [Q] 7-3, Yuvraj Singh Kooka (CH) [6] bt. P.S. Hrishikesh (DL) 7-4, Uddayvir Singh (CH) [4] [Q] bt. Asav Kumar (PB) 7-1.

Boys under-16: Gurustat Singh Makkar (PB) [Q] bt. Akash Deb (AS) [1] 7-2, Jitin Kumar Chetry (PB) [7] bt. Divgurjot Singh (PB) [Q] 7-5, Sarabjot Singh (PB) bt. Vaibhav Singh Bisht (UP) [3] 7-5, Rohan Mittal (HR) [6] bt. Sidharth Goel (CH) [Q] 7-1, Smar Bir Singh Sidhu (PB) [Q] bt. Gurnoor Singh Kular(PB) 7-1, Kartik Parhar (PB) [4] bt. Gaurav Kumar (CH) 7-5, Sarthak Gandhi (CH) [Q] bt. Parth Goel (CH) [Q] 7-5, Ajay Singh (HR) [2] bt. Arhaan Pahwa (CH) [Q] 7-0.
Girls under-16: Poorvi Bhatt (UP) bt. Simran Pritam (PB) [1] 7-3, Radhika Vasudeva (CH) [5] bt. Omisha Nischal (CH) 7-3, Lavanyaa Sreekirishnan (TN) bt. Ishita Dhautia (AS) [Q] 7-4, Suryanshi Tanwar (HR) [8] bt. Vanya Tyagi (DL) [Q] 7-1, Aditi Singh (WB) [4] bt. Snigdha Sran (CH) 7-4, Pawandeep Kaur (PB) [7] bt. Reetika Ramsingh Bhatti (MH) 7-3, Charanya Sreekirishnan (TN) [Q] bt. Jyotsana Yadav (CH) 7-1.
Girls under-18: Alisha Menon (PB) bt. Amarjot Kaur Bundhel (CH) 7-4, Sana S Khanna (MH) [6] bt. Jaskirat Kaur (PB) 7-3, Harleen Kaur (PB) bt. Prakriti Banwani (MP) [Q] 7-3.

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