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Faisal Qamar and Vijay Kanan imove nto q-finals

October 11, 2017 07:39 AM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: Top seed Faisal Qamar of Rajasthan defeated Rishi Reddy of Karnataka in straight sets    in the men’s singles pre-quarter-finals of the “The Tribune” Chandigarh State Tennis Championships for Men and Women and  CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournaments for Boys and Girls under-14 at the Sector 16 Cricket Stadium here today.

Faisal won the first set 6-4.  Down 1-4 in the second set Faisal fought back and used his experience to took next five games in a row. Finally Faisal won 6-4, 6-4.

Sith seed Vijay Kanan experienced player from Tamil Nadu defeated Udayan Bhakar in three- setter marathon match 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(2). Fifth seed Kunal Vazirani and 8th seed Anvit Bendre, Paramveer Singh Bajwa also moved into quarterfinals.     
In the women’s singles pre-quarterfinals Shaikh Humera defeated Aarthi Muniyan of Tamil Nadu in straight sets 6-0, 6-3. Second seed Sarah Yadav defeated Nikita Bishnoi in straight set 6-2, 7-6(6). Vanshita Pathania, Iska Teertha, Shrishiti Daas, Snehal Mane and Soha S. also moved into Quarterfinals.

In the boys under-14 singles pre-quarterfinals CLTA player top seed Gaurav Kumar defeated Shivdev Walia in easy match 6-1, 6-2. Another CLTA trainee Sarthak Arora upset 2nd seed Pranav Chopra in 3 setter match 3-6, 6-1, 7-5. 4th seed Parth Goel, Sarthak Gandhi. Wyatt ‘O’ Brien also moved into quarterfinals.

Results:
Men’s singles (Pre-q-finals):  Faisal Qamar [1] (RJ) bt. Rishi Reddy (KA) 6-4, 6-4, Kunal Vazirani [5] (MH) bt. Chinmaya Dev Chauhan (UP) 6-2, 6-1,  Paramveer Singh Bajwa bt. Pariskshit Somani (AS) 6-2, 6-2, Anvit Bendre [8] (MH) bt. Ranjeet Singh (CH) 6-2, 7-6(7),  Chinmay Pradhan bt. Taha Kapadia (TS) 4-6, 6-4, 6-4,  Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash [4] bt. Rishabh Sharda (CH) 6-0, 6-1,  Vijay Kanan [6] (TN) bt. Udayan Bhakar (GJ) 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(2),  Gaurang Gaurang (DL) bt. Anurag Nenwani (DL) 5-7, 6-2, 6-2.

Women’ssingles (Pre-q-finals):  Shaikh Humera bt. Aarthi Muniyan (TN) 6-0, 6-3,  Vanshita Pathania (KA) bt. Adrija Biswas [7] (WB) 6-2, 6-1,  Iska Teertha (AP) bt. Harshita Chugh [3] (HR) 6-2, 6-4, Shrishti Daas (MH) bt. Avishka Gupta (JH) 6-4, 7-5, Snehal Mane (MH) bt. Shruti Gupta [6] (WB) 6-1, 6-2, Shivani Sravya (TS) bt. Samriti Punyani [4] (DL) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, Soha S [5] (KA) bt. Apoorva S B (KA) 6-1, 6-2, Sara Yadav [2] (MP) bt. Nikitha Bishnoi (CH) 6-2, 7-6(6).

Boys under-14 singles (Pre-q-finals):  Gaurav Kumar [1] (CH) bt. Shivdev Singh Walia (HR) 6-1, 6-2,  Aryan Thakur [6] (CH) bt. Yugraj Singh (CH) 5-7, 7-5, 6-0, Prabhjeet Singh Chandhok(MH) bt. Rushil Khosla [3] (UP) 6-0, 6-1,  Samar Bir Singh Sidhu (PB) bt. Aarav Joshi (CH) 6-2, 6-0, Wyatt O Brien [5] (WB) bt. Avish Verma (PB) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1,  Parth Goel [4] (CH) bt. Rijul Bhatia (HR) 6-0, 6-3, Sarthak Gandhi [8] bt. Cahir Warik (MH) 7-5, 6-4,     Sarthak Arora (PB) bt. Pranav Chopra [2] (CH) 3-6, 6-1, 7-5.
Girls under-14 singles (Pre-q-finals):   Harnoor Kaur Sidhu [6] (HR) bt. Disha Sehrawat (HR) 6-3, 6-1,  Catherine Bhangu [3] (CH) bt. Anahat Pannu (PB) 6-0, 6-0,  Mansi Malha (RJ) bt. Vanya Arora [7] (HR) 6-3, 6-1.

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