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Krishan Hooda upsets second seed Sarthak Sudan

September 12, 2017 06:43 PM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH : Chandigarh Rural Academy of Tennis trainee Krishan Hooda advanced to quarter-finals in the boys under-18 as well as boys under-14 singles in the organizing Shivalik Public School CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.
After losing the first set at 4-6, Krishan Hooda stged a brilliant rally to upset second seed Sarthek Suden. Krishan dropped just one game in each next two sets to emerged winner.
Top seed in boys under-14 singles, Krishan Hooda easily disposed of the challenge of Akash Deb 6-3, 6-4.
Aaryan Zaveri and Sushant Dabas fought a tough battle before the former just managed to record a hard-fought 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 victory in the boys under-18 singles quarter-final outing. Top seed and CLTA trainee Calvin Golmei won from Sarvesh Maria in straight sets 6-1, 6-3.
In boys under-14 singles pre-quarterfinals round fifth seed Ajay Singh of CHART CLTA defeated Sarthak Gandhi of Another CLTA Trainee 6-0, 6-1. Jitin Kumar Chetry upset seventh seed Sarabjot Singh in straight sets 6-3, 6-2. Fourth seed Arjun Gohad faced a stiff resistance from unseeded Arhaan Pahwa before clinching a three-setter match by 7-5, 4-6, 6-1,
In girls under-14 singles pre-quarterfinals round Nimrat Kaur Atwal upset seventh seed Ria Washimkar in a closed contestant match 7-5, 7-6(4).
In girls under-18 singles pre-quarterfinals round top seed Prinkle Singh defeated Himadri Kashyap 6-3, 6-2. Simran Pritam of CHART Trainee upset fifth seed Harleen Kaur in 3 setter match 2-6, 6-2, 6-3. Seventh seed Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa defeated Priyanka Jakhar 6-3, 6-4.
Results (all pre-q-finals):
Boys under-18: Calvin Golmei [1] bt. Sarvesh Maria 6-1, 6-3, Naresh Badgujar [7] bt. Deepender Singh Grewal 6-2, 7-5, Shashikant Rajput [4] bt. Anmol Jain 6-4, 6-3, Gunjan Jadhav [6] bt. Bhupender Dahiya 6-4, 6-3, Kartik Saxena bt. Sharang Garg 6-1, 6-3, Aaryan Zaveri bt. Sushant Dabas 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, Jagtar Arora [8] bt. Akarshit Mahajan 6-0, 6-2, Krishan Hooda bt. Sarthek Suden [2] 4-6, 6-1, 6-1.
Boys under-14: Krishan Hooda [1] bt. Akash Deb 6-3, 6-4, Ajay Singh [5] bt. Sarthak Gandhi 6-0, 6-3, Kartik Saxena [3] bt. Sidharth Goel 6-3, 6-0. Divanshu Hooda bt. Samarbir Sidhu 6-3, 7-6(1), Jitin Kumar Chetry bt. Sarabjot Singh [7] 6-3, 6-2, Arjun Gohad [4] bt. Arhaan Pahwa 7-5, 4-6, 6-1, Gaurav Kumar bt. Kartik Parhar 6-2, 7-5, Sushant Dabas [2] bt. Aryan Thakur 6-1, 6-3.
Girls under-18: Prinkle Singh [1] bt. Himadri Kashyap 6-3, 6-2, Simran Pritam bt. Harleen Kaur [5] 2-6, 6-2, 6-3, Vanshika Choudhary [4] bt. Riti Agarwal 6-2, 4-6, 6-2, Himaanshika [6] bt. Punyatoya Mohapatra 6-0, 6-1, Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa [7] bt. Priyanka Jakhar 6-3, 6-4, Sarah Dev [3] bt. Raina Zaffar 6-1, 6-1, Pooja Ingale bt. Renee Singla 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, Kumar Sudipta Senthil bt. Kaavya Sawhney [2] 2-6, 6-2, 6-4.
Girls under-14: Kumar Sudipta Senthil [1] bt. Pavitra Parikh 6-0, 6-0, Nimrat Kaur Atwal bt. Ria Washimkar [7] 7-5, 7-6(4), Mehala Manna [4] bt. Pawandeep Kaur 6-1, 6-0, Deepshikha Sriram bt. Amreen Sidhu 6-1, 6-1, Sanvi Ahluwalia [8] bt. Radhika Vasudeva 6-0, 6-1, Renee Singh [3] bt. Vanya Arora 6-1, 6-0, Sanya Masand [6] bt. Shraddha 6-0, 6-3, Renee Singla [2) bt. Tejasvi Dabas 6-3, 6-1.

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