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Ajay, Hooda, Sarthak Arora, Princy qualify for Main Draw

September 10, 2017 07:52 PM

Punjab News Epress
CHANDIGARH: Ajay Singh, Krishan Hooda, Sarthak Arora and Princy have advanced to the main draw in their respective categories of the  Shivalik Public School CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament for Boys and Girls under-14 and 18 being played at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.
In the boys under-18 singles final qualifying round Ajay Singh of CHART defeated Mohd. Khan in straight sets. In the 1st set Ajay was leading 5-3 up. Mohd. Khan came back strongly and make it 5-5. Ajay used his experience and variation to close the 1st set 7-5. In the 2nd set Ajay played consistently and took the 2nd set by conceding only one game 6-1.
Another the CHART trainee and 15th seed Krishan Hooda defeated Mohit Sharma in straight sets 6-1, 6-3. Top seed Jagtar Arora, Yuvraj Singh and Savneet Bajwa of CLTA also qualified for the main draw.        
In the boys under-14 singles final qualifying round 2nd seed Arhaan Pahwa of CLTA defeated Dhruv Aggarwal in a one sided match by conceding only one game 6-1, 6-0. 8th seed Sarthak Arora another CLTA trainee also defeated Aditya Chauhan 7-5, 6-1.  
 In girls under-18 singles final qualifying round top seed Princy Panchal defeated Amreen Sidhu in a one sided match 6-1, 6-0.
 In the girls under-14 singles final qualifying round 6th seed Maitreyi Phogat of CLTA defeated Anusha Verma in a close contestant 3 setter match 6-4, 1-6, 7-5. Other CLTA Trainees who moved into the main draw are 7th seed Harnoor Sidhu and 8th seed Vanya Arora.
Results Qualifying (all finals): Boys under-18: Jagtar Arora [1] bt. Jitin Kumar Chetry 6-0, 6-2,     Sarvesh Maria [2] bt. Kartik Saxena 1-6, 6-2, 6-4, Yugantar Vyas [3] bt. Shrut Mohan Nargeta 6-1, 6-3, Yuvraj Singh [4] bt. Akash Deb 6-1, 6-3, Savneet Bajwa [10] bt. Divesh Pahuja [5] 1-6, 6-2, 6-4, Ajay Singh bt. Mohd. Khan Iqbal 7-5, 6-1, Anmol Jain bt. Vijayant Dalal [12] 6-4, 6-2, Krishan Hooda [15] bt. Mohit Sharma 6-1, 6-3.
Boys under-14: Ravinesh Rai [1] bt. Ved Kulkarni 6-1, 6-2, Arhaan Pahwa [2] bt. Dhruv Aggarwal 6-1, 6-0, Samarbir Sidhu [3] bt. Bharat Jaiswal 6-4, 7-5, Ranveer Dhir [4] bt. Yash Solanki 6-0, 6-0,  Santosh Yuvraj bt. Rakshit Dhankhar [5] 6-3, 1-6, 6-0, Yashasvi Hooda [6] bt. Natansh Mina 3-6, 6-0, 6-2, Sehajpreet Bajwa bt. Shivdev Singh Walia [7] 6-2, 6-2, Sarthak Arora [8] bt. Aditya Chauhan 7-5, 6-1
Girls under-14: Tejasvi Dabas bt. Aaddi Gupta [1] 6-4, 7-5, Mrinalini Sharma [2] bt. Disha Sehrawat  6-4, 6-0, Pavitra Parikh bt. Riya Kaushik [3] 6-4, 6-2  Radhika Vasudeva [4] bt. Ishita Dahutia 6-3, 6-3, Snigdha Sran [5] w/o Khushi Dewen,  Maitreyi Phogat [6] bt. Anusha Verma 6-4, 1-6, 7-5, Harnoor Sidhu [7] bt. Mansi Mahla 6-4, 6-1, Vanya Arora [8] bt. Gauri Arora 6-2, 6-4.
Girls under-18: Princy Panchal [1] bt. Amreen Sidhu 6-1, 6-0,  Deepshikha Sriram bt. Rhythm Aswal [2] 6-2, 6-1, Sudipta Kumar Senthil [3] bt. Nimrat Kaur Atwal 6-0, 6-3, Sanya Masand bt. Adity Dogra [6] 6-0, 6-0.

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