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Ajay Malik upsets 5th seed Shashikant Rajput

November 06, 2017 08:43 PM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: Top Calvin Golmei of Chandigarh moved into boys under-18 pre-quarters in the CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament for Boys and Girls under-16 and 18 at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today . Calvin defeated Sarvesh Maria of Punjab in a one sided match 6-1, 6-1.

CHART trainee third Krishan Hooda of CHART defeated Bhavnish Sangwan of Haryana 6-4, 6-2.  Ajay Malik upset 5th seed Shashikant Rajput in 3 setter match 2-6, 6-4, 6-0

In boys under-16 singles first round top seed Krishan Hooda defeated Aakarshit Mahajan 6-0, 3-0 (Concede). Jitin Kumar Chetry of CLTA huffed and puffed before overcoming Vaibhav Singh Bisht in 3 setter marathon match 7-5, 5-7, 7-6(4).
Nitin Jaipal Singh upset eighth seed Naresh Badgujar in an all-Haryana first round encounter by 6-7(4), 6-1, 6-2.
Other players who moved into Pre-quarters are Asav Kumar, Bhupender Dahiya, Ajay Malik, Shrut Mohan Nargeta, Krish Patel and Ajay Malik.

In girls under-16 singles 1st round Priyanka Jakhar of CLTA defeated Himadri Kashyap of Gujarat in a 3 setter match 6-0, 3-6, 6-4. Another CLTA Trainee Princy Panchal upset 5th seed Harleen Kaur in a closed contestant 3 setter match. Princy lost 1st set 3-6. After 1st set down Princy bounced back 6-3, 7-6 (4).

Rahat Magat, Renee Singla, Shanvi Ahluwalia, Simran Pritam, Sandeepti Singh Rao, Harnoor Sidhu and Sanya Singh also moved into pre-quarters.   
Results:
Boys under-18 (Ist round): Calvin Golmei (CH) [1] bt. Sarvesh Maria (PB) 6-1, 6-1;     Asav Kumar (CH) bt. Sahurya Piplani (DL) 6-0, 7-5;  Krishan Hooda (HR) [3] bt. Bhavnish Sangwan (HR) 6-4, 6-2;  Amandeep Rathee bt. Rudra Kapoor (UP) 6-3, 6-0;     Ajay Malik (HR) bt. Shashikant Rajput (HR) [5] 2-6, 6-4, 6-0.
Boys under-16 (Ist round):  Krishan Hooda HR) [1] bt. Aakarshit Mahajan (J&K) 6-0, 3-0, concede;  Gurustat Singh Makkar (CH) bt. Ricky Choudhary (DL) 6-2, 7-5;     Ajay Malik (HR) bt. Rudra Kapoor (UP) 4-6, 6-1, 7-5;  Bhupender Dahiya (HR) [7] bt. Devesh Pratap Pahuja (HR) 6-2, 6-1;  Sushant Dabas (HR) [3] bt. Abhay Mohan (CH) 6-2, 6-1; Shrut Mohan Nargeta (CH) bt. Rishi Jalota (UP) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2; Arhaan Pahwa (CH) bt. Yuvraj Pandit (HR) 6-4, 6-4; Nitin Jaipal Singh (HR) bt. Naresh Badgujar (HR) [8] 6-7(4), 6-1, 6-2;  Vivek Kumar Dhaka (HR) bt. Parth Goel (CH) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2;   Asav Kumar (PB) bt. Karan Singh Songh (HR) 6-2, 6-2; Nishant Dabas (DL) bt. Sammr Rainia (DL) 6-4, 6-3;  Divesh Gahlot (HR) [4] bt. Aaryan Pandit (HR) 6-3, 6-4; Shashikant Rajput (HR) bt. Avish Verma (PB) 6-2, 6-4; Akhilendran Indrabalan (DL) bt. Pratham Parag Bhujbal (MH) 6-2, 6-4; Jitin Kumar Chetry (PB) bt. Vaibhav Singh Bisht (UP) 7-5, 5-7, 7-6(4);  Krish Patel (GJ) [2] bt. Pranay Sharma (CH) 6-0, 6-0.
Girls under-16 (Ist round):  Sanya Singh (MH) [1] w/o Kalyanie Singh (UP);  Priyanka Jakhar (HR) bt. Himadri Kashyap (GJ) 6-0, 3-6, 6-4; Harnoor Sidhu (CH) bt. Ishpreet Kaur 6-2, 6-1; Sandeepti Singh Rao (HR) [6] bt. Catherine Bhangu (CH) 6-3, 6-2;     Renne Singla (HR) [4] w/o Lagan Bidhan (HR); Lakshmi Gowda (DL) bt. Aditi Singh (HR) 7-5, 6-7(5), 6-4; Sanvi Ahluwalia (DL) bt. Amreen Sidhu (CH) 6-2, 6-2; Ritu Rai (UP) [7] bt. Anushka Sharma (DL) 3-6, 6-1, 6-3; Simran Pritam (PB) [8] w/o Bala Gayathri Snigdha (KA); Sukhmani Singh (PB) bt. Banita Azad 6-2, 6-0; Renee Sharma (TS) bt. Nivedita Shankar (KL) 1-6, 6-3, 6-3; Ameek Kiran Batth (OD) [3] bt. Pawandeep Kaur (PB) 6-0, 6-0;  Princy Panchal (HR) bt. Harleen Kaur (PB) [5] 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(4);  Rahat Mangat (PB) bt. Lavanya Sabharwal (HR) 6-0, 6-1; Akshita Sharma (DL) bt. Snigdha Sran (CH) 1-6, 6-2, 6-2; Vanshika choudhary (UP) [2] bt. Radhika Vasudeva (CH) 6-1, 6-1 .

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