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Faizal Qamar, Rishabh, Vijay Kanan and Ranjeet Singh win

October 10, 2017 09:48 AM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: Sixth seed Vijay Kanan moved into men's singles second round after beating Jagmeet Singh in straight sets 6-4, 6-1 in  “The Tribune” State Tennis Championships for Men and Women and CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournaments for Boys and Girls under-at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

 Top seed Faisal Qamar defeated Yugal Bansal in easy match 6-2, 6-2.  CLTA player Ranjeet Singh defeated Rohan Bhatia in a three setter match. Ranjeet lost the 1st set 5-7. Howver he fought back to bounce into the game and went on to win the match 6-1, 7-6 (3).. Another CLTA trainee Rishabh Sharda defeated Prithvi Sekhar in straight sets 6-2, 6-3. Gaurang Gaurang upset 2nd seed Hardeep Singh in 3 setter match 5-7, 6-1, 7-5. Paramveer Singh Bajwa upset third seed Shaikh Abdullah  6-1, 5-7, 6-3

In the women’s singles 1st rounds Aarthi Muniyani of Tamil Nadu defeated Sindhu Janagam of Telangana in straight sets 6-1, 6-1. In another match 7th seed Adrija Biswas defeated Gayatri Shankar in straight sets 7-5, 6-3.

In the boys under-14 singles 1st rounds top seed Gaurav Kumar of CLTA defeated his practice partner Mahishmat Kumar in an easy match 6-1, 6-1. Shivdev Singh Walia of another CLTA Trainee defeated Purab Chaudhary in a easy match 6-0, 6-1. Other players who moved into next round Wyatt ‘O’ Brien, Parth Goel, Sarthak Gandhi, Sarthak Arora and Pranav Chopra.

In the girls under-14 singles 1st rounds Ananya Sharma of Punjab defeated Omisha Nischal 7-6 (1), 7-5. Disha Sehrawat of Haryana defeated Bhumi Kakkar in 3 setter match 4-6, 6-2, 7-5. Top seed Pawandeep Kaur, Maitreyi Phogat, Milli Pandit and Riya Kaushik also moved into next round.

Results: Men's singles (Ist round):  Faisal Qamar [1] (RJ) bt. Yugal Bansal (DL) 6-2, 6-2, Rishi Reddy (KA) bt. Arpit Sharma (RJ) 7-5, 6-4,  Chinmaya Dev Chauhan (UP) bt. Yash Yadav (MP) 7-5, 6-0,  Kunal Vazirani [5] (MH) bt. Ankit Chopra (PB) 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-2, Paramveer Singh Bajwa bt. Shaikh Abdullah [3] (TS) 6-1, 5-7, 6-3, Pariskshit Somani (AS) bt. Mingki Talom (AP) 6-2, 6-0,  Ranjeet Singh (CH) bt. Rohan Bhatia (MH) 5-7, 6-1, 7-6(3), Anvit Bendre [8] (MH) bt. Abhishek Gaur (HR) 6-3, 6-0, Chinmay Pradhan bt. Ishaque Iqbal [7] (WB) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, Taha Kapadia (TS) bt. Durga Himakesh (TS) 6-3, 6-2, Rishabh Sharda (CH) bt. Prithvi Sekhar (TN) 6-2, 6-3, Mohit Mayur Jaya plani [4] bt. Krishna Teja Ankam (TS) 6-4, 6-3, Vijay Kanan [6] (TN) bt. Jagmeet Singh Haryana 6-4, 6-1,  Udayan Bhakar (GJ) bt. Digvijay Singh Mehta (HP) 6-2, 6-2, Anurag Nenwani (DL) bt. Sanil Jagtani (WB) 6-2, 4-6, 6-4, Gaurang Gaurang (DL) bt. Hardeep Singh [2] 5-7, 6-1, 7-5.

Women’s singles (Ist round):  Aarthi Muniyan (TN) bt. Sindhu Janagam (TS) 6-1, 6-1,  Adrija Biswas [7] (WB) bt. Gayatri Shankar (KL) 7-5, 6-3.

Boys under-14 singles (Ist round):  Gaurav Kumar [1] (CH) bt. Mahismat Kumar (CH) 6-1, 6-1Shivdev Singh Walia (HR) bt. Purab Chaudhary (UP) 6-0, 6-1, Yugraj Singh (CH) bt. Shobhit Sharma (MP) 6-2, 6-1, Aryan Thakur [6] (CH) bt. Jivaj Chawla (CH) 6-2, 6-3, Rushil Khosla [3] (UP) bt. Aryan Pant (MH) 6-3, 5-7, 6-3, Prabhjeet Singh Chandhok(MH) bt. Sourish Singh (MP) 7-6(3), 0-6, 7-5, Samar Bir Singh Sidhu (PB) bt. Arhaan Pahwa (CH) 6-4, 6-2, Aarav Joshi (CH) bt. Samrvir Singh Sran [7] (UP) 6-3, 6-1,   Wyatt ‘O’ Brien [5] (WB) bt. Harjot Singh (PB) 6-1, 6-1,  Avish Verma (PB) bt. Aryan Chatwal (CH) 6-0, 6-0, Rijul Bhatia (HR) bt. Madhav Sharma (PB) 1-6, 6-2, 6-2, Parth Goel [4] (CH) bt. Hitesh Chauhan (PB) 6-2, 6-0,  Sarthak Gandhi [8] bt. Aarush Sharma (CH) 6-2, 6-1,  Cahir Warik (MH) bt. Aditya Goyat (PB) 6-1, 6-0, Sarthak Arora (PB) bt. Aryan Arora (PB) 6-2, 6-3, Pranav Chopra [2] (CH) bt. Rakshit Dhankar (HR) 6-4, 5-7, 6-1.

Girls under-14 singles (Ist round):   Ananya Sharma (PB) bt. Omisha Nischal (CH) 7-6(1), 7-5,     Disha Sehrawat (HR) bt. Bhumi Kakkar (CH) 4-6, 6-2, 7-5, Anahat Pannu (PB) bt. Jeshna (CH) 6-1, 6-2, Anya Jacob (MH) bt. Vishita Ranbir Kumar (CH) 6-0, 6-1, Anusha Verma (HR) bt. Agrima Gandhi (CH) 4-6, 6-0, 6-1, Saanvi Garg (DL) bt. Harleen Kaur Dhanda (PB) 6-4, 7-6(2).

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