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Jyotsana upsets 2nd seed Priyanka; Ajay Singh stuns Parveen

February 06, 2018 10:17 PM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: Qualifier Jyotsana Yadav of Chandigarh pulled off a stunning victory over second seed Priyanka Jakhar of Haryana in two closely-contested sets 7-6(5), 7-5 in the girls under-18 singles pre-quarter-final of the CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.
Third seed Princy Panchal defeated Kanupriya Rajawat 6-2, 6-1. Krishti Boro of Assam defeated Kuhoo Atrey in straight sets 6-3, 6-1.
CHART trainee Ajay Singh and Jitin Kumar Chetry moved into quarterfinals in both events boys under-16 and under-18 singles. In Boys under-16 singles pre-quarterfinals top seed Ajay Singh defeated another CLTA player qualifier Shivdev Singh Walia 7-5, 6-4. Third seed Jitin Kumar Chetry won from Paras Chauhan in straight sets 6-0, 6-2. Eighth seed Sarabjot Singh, Mankeerat Singh Baidwan, Samarbir Singh Sidhu and Akash Deb also enter quarterfinals in boys under-16 singles.
In the boys under-18 singles pre-quarterfinals top seed Aakarshit Mahajan of CLTA defeated Manveer Singh in straight sets 6-0, 6-4. CHART trainees Ajay Singh upset 3rd seed Parveen Kumar 6-0, 6-1. Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje and Shrut Mohan Nargeta advanced into quarterfinals. Avish Verma upset 5th seed Svamin Sharma 7-5, 6-2.
In the girls under-16 singles pre-quarterfinals top seed Simran Pritam defeated Bhumi Kakkar in a one sided match 6-0, 6-1. CLTA trainee 4th seed Nimrat Kaur Atwal defeated Richa Choudhary in a easy match 6-1, 6-2. Aditi Singh won from Suryanshi Tanwar 6-4, 6-1. 7th seed Pawandeep Kaur of CHART trainee defeated qualifier Vanya Arora 7-5, 6-2.
Results
Boys under-16 (Pre-Quarterfinals): Ajay Singh (HR) [1] bt. Shivdev Singh Walia (HR) [Q] 7-5, 6-4, Yashvardhan Singh (DL) bt. Sidharth Goel (CH) [8] 7-5, 6-0, Jitin Kumar Chetry (PB) [3] bt.Paras Chauhan (HR) [Q] 6-0, 6-2, Mankeerat Singh Baidwan (PB) [7] bt. Navya Verma (PB) [Q] 5-7, 6-1, 6-3, Sarabjot Singh (PB) [8] bt. Aarush Sharma (CH) 6-1, 6-0, Samarbir Singh Sidhu (CH) [Q] bt. Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje (PB) [4] 7-6(6), 3-6, 6-4, Harsha Pradeep Kumar (KA) [5] bt. Arnav Malik (UP) [Q] 6-1, 6-1, Akash Deb (AS) [2] bt. Mahishmat Kumar (CH) [Q] 7-5, 6-4 .
Boys under-18 (Pre-Quarterfinals): Aakarshit Mahajan (J&K) [1] bt. Manveer Singh (PB) 6-0, 6-4, Abahy Mohan (CH) [7] [Q] bt. Gaurav Kumar (CH) 7-5, 6-0, Akash Dev (AS) [4] bt. Saurav Yadav (HR) 6-4, 6-2, Jitin Kumar Chetry (PB) [6] bt. Yashvardhan Singh (DL) 6-1, 6-4, Avish Verma (PB) bt. Svamin Sharma (PB) [5] 7-5, 6-2, Ajay Singh (HR) bt. Parveen Kumar (CH) [3] 6-0, 6-1, Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje (PB) [8] bt. Aryan Thakur (CH) 6-3, 6-4, Shrut Mohan Nargeta (CH) [2] [Q] bt. Parth Goel (CH) [Q] 6-1, 7-5.
Girls under-16 (Pre-Quarterfinals ): Simran Pritam (PB) [1] bt. Bhumi Kakkar (CH) 6-0, 6-1, Vaidehi Rawat (UP) [6] bt. Mrinalini Sharma (CH) 6-3, 6-0, Nimrat Kaur Atwal (CH) [4] bt. Richa Choudhary (RJ) [Q] 6-1, 6-2, Aditi Singh Kadian (HR) [8] bt. Suryanshi Tanwar (HR) [Q] 6-4, 6-1, Pawandeep Kaur (PB) [7] bt. Vanya Arora (HR) [Q] 7-5, 6-2, Sanvi Ahluwalia (DL) [3] bt. Khushi Dewan (PB) [Q] 6-0, 6-0, Kuhoo Atrey (CH) bt. Vrinda Sharma (CH) [5] 6-0, 6-1, Kristi Boro (AS) [2] bt. Omisha Nischal (CH) 6-0, 6-1.
Girls under-18 (Pre-Quarterfinals): Simran Pritam (PB) [1] bt. Sukhmani Sahota (PB) [Q] 7-6(1), 6-2, Richa Choudhary (RJ) bt. Vrinda Sharma (CH) [8] 6-2, 6-0, Princy Panchal (HR) [3] bt. Kanupriya Rajwat (RJ) [Q] 6-2, 6-1, Pawandeep Kaur (PB) bt. Vaidehi Rawat (UP) [6] 6-2, 6-2, Kristi Boro (AS) [7] bt. Kuhoo Atrey (UK) 6-3, 6-1, Nimrat Kaur Atwal (CH) [4] bt. Mrinalini Sharma (CH) [Q] 6-1, 6-2, Sanvi Ahluwalia (DL) [5] bt. Riya Kaushik (CH) [Q] 2-6, 7-5, 6-3, Jyotsana Yadav (CH) [Q] bt. Priyanka Jakhar (HR) [2] 7-6(5), 7-5.

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