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Rudra Kapoor shocks third seed Krishan Hooda

November 07, 2017 08:26 PM
Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH : Rudra Kapoor of Uttar Pradesh showed third seed. Krishan Hooda of Haryana by recording a  three-setter 6-3, 1-6, 6-2 victory in the boys under-18 singles pre-quarter-final of the CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament for Boys and Girls under-16 and 18 at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today. 
Yugantar Vyas of Gujarat also caused a mild upset by shocking sixth seed Aaryab Pandit of Haryana in three-setter 6-4, 0-6, 7-5 pre-quarter-final.  Top seed Calvin Golmei of CLTA defeated Asav Kumar in straight sets 6-3, 7-5. 
 Another CLTA player Naresh Badgujar defeated Sammr Raina of Delhi in easy match 6-2, 6-3. Sushant Dabas caused a mild upset by defeating 8th seed Deepender Grewal 6-3, 6-2. Divesh Gahlot, Ajay Malik Udit Kamboj and Rudra Kapoor also moved into quarterfinals.  
   In boys under-16 singles pre-quarterfinal round top seed Krishan Hooda defeated Gurustat Singh Makkar 6-1, 7-5. Asav Kumar defeated Vivek Kumar Dhaka 6-0, 6-1.
Punjab girls Manit Kumari and seventh seed Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa registered impressive victories in the girls under-18 singles pre-quarter-finals. Both won their matches in three sets each. Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa, after losing the first set by 3-6, bounced back into the game with vengeance to clinch the next two sets against plucky Sanvi Ahluwalia of Delhi by 7-5, 6-3.
Manit Kumari prevailed over Arti Nayan of Haryana 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. Second  seed Kaavya Sawhney of CLTA defeated Sandeepti Singh Rao in a one sided match 6-2, 6-0. Fifth seed Harleen Kaur and Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa won from their opponent Renee Sharma and Sanvi Ahluwalia 6-1, 6-3 and 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 respectively.    
     In girls under-16 singles pre-quarterfinal round Rahat Mangat defeated Princy Panchal in 3 setter match 6-4, 3-6, 6-4. 8th seed Simran Pritam won from Sukhmani Singh 6-4, 6-1. Other matches are in progress.      
Results: Boys under-18 singles (PQFs): Calvin Golmei (CH) [1] bt. Asav Kumar (CH) 6-3, 7-5, Divesh Gahlot (HR) [7] bt. Nishant Dabas (DL) 7-6(2), 6-3, Rudra Kapoor (UP) bt. Krishan Hooda (HR) [3] 6-3, 1-6, 6-2, Yugantar Vyas (GJ) bt. Aaryab Pandit (HR) [6] 6-4, 0-6, 7-5,  Ajay Malik (HR) bt. Uddayvir Singh (CH) 6-3, 6-1,  Naresh Badgujar (HR) bt. Sammr Raina (DL) 6-2, 6-3, Sushant Dabas (HR) bt. Deepender Grewal (HR) [8] 6-3, 6-2, Udit Kamboj (HR) [2] bt. Krish Patel (GJ) 6-1, 6-0.
Boys under-16 singles (PQFs): Krishan Hooda HR) [1] bt. Gurustat Singh Makkar (CH) 6-1, 7-5,     Ajay Malik (HR) bt. Bhupender Dahiya (HR) [7] 6-3, 6-1,  Sushant Dabas (HR) [3] bt. Shrut Mohan Nargeta (CH) 6-0, 6-1, Nitin Jaipal Singh (HR) bt. Arhaan Pahwa (CH) 6-7(5), 7-5, 6-1,      Asav Kumar (PB) bt. Vivek Kumar Dhaka (HR) 6-0, 6-1, Divesh Gahlot (HR) [4] bt. Nishant Dabas (DL) 6-3, 6-1, Shashikant Rajput (HR) bt. Akhilendran Indrabalan (DL) 6-4, 6-3, Krish Patel (GJ) [2] bt. Jitin Kumar Chetry (PB) 6-4, 6-2.
Girls under-18 singles (PQFs):  Manit Kumari (PB) bt. Arti Nayan (HR) 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, Ameek Kiran Batth (OD) bt. Ritu Rai [6] (DL) 6-2, 6-1, Himaanshika (CH) [3] bt. Princy Panchal (HR) 6-1, 6-2,  Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa (PB) [7] bt. Sanvi Ahluwalia (DL) 3-6, 7-5, 6-3,  Vanshika Choudhary (UP) [4] bt. Sanya Singh (MH) 6-1, 6-2,  Harleen Kaur (PB) [5] bt. Renee Sharma (TS) 6-1, 6-3,  Kaavya Sawhney (UP) [2] bt. Sandeepti Singh Rao (HR) 6-2, 6-0.
Girls under-16 singles (PQFs): Sanya Singh (MH) [1] bt. Priyanka Jakhar (HR) 6-2, 6-1, Sandeepti Singh Rao (HR) [6] bt. Harnoor Sidhu (CH) 6-1, 6-2,  Renne Singla (HR) [4] bt. Lakshmi Gowda (DL) 6-4, 6-1,  Sanvi Ahluwalia (DL) bt. Ritu Rai (UP) [7] 6-3, 6-4, Simran Pritam (PB) [8] bt. Sukhmani Singh (PB) 6-4, 6-1, Ameek Kiran Batth (OD) [3] bt. Renee Sharma (TS) 7-5, 6-2, Rahat Mangat (PB) bt. Princy Panchal (HR) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, Vanshika Choudhary (UP) [2] bt. Akshita Sharma (DL) 6-1, 6-2.
Boys under-18 doubles (PQFs):  Krishan Hooda HR) / Deepender Grewal (HR) [1] bt. Parth Goel (CH) / Pratham Parag Bhujbal (MH) 6-2, 7-6(6),  Vaibhav Singh Bisht (UP) / Uddayvir Singh (CH) bt. Jitin Kumar Chetry (PB)/ Rishi Jalota (CH) 6-3, 6-0, Nitin Jaipal singh (HR) / Bhupender Dahiya [3] bt. Yugantar Vyas (GJ) / Devesh Pahuja (HR) 4-6, 6-3, (10-6), Nishant Dabas (DL) / Naresh Badgujar (HR) bt. Gaurav Kumar (CH) / Avish Verma (CH) 6-1, 6-2, Karan Singh (HR) / Amandeep Rathee (HR) bt. K Vishal (AP)/ Udit Kamboj (HR) 7-6(8), 2-6, (10-5), Ayush Deswal (DL) / Sammr Raina (DL) bt. Sonu Khan (HR) bt. Ajay Malik (HR) [4] 7-6(5), 6-1, Vivek Kumar Dhaka (HR) / Akhlendran Indrabalan (KL) bt. Abhay Mohan (CH) / Parveen Kumar (CH) 5-7, 7-5, (10-8),  Divesh Gahlot (HR) / Sushant Dabas (HR) [2] bt. Shashikant Rajput (HR) / Manveer Singh (PB) 6-3, 6-2.
Girls under-18 doubles (PQFs):  Arti Nayan (HR) / Princy Panchal (HR) bt. Vrinda Sharma (CH) / Riya Kaushik (CH) 6-2, 6-2,  Konika Singh Dhull (CH) / Japjot Kaur (CH) bt. Lavanya Sabharwal (HR) / Anushka Sharma (HR) 6-1, 6-3, Sanvi Ahluwalia (DL) / Ishpreet Kaur (DL) bt. Radhika Vasudeva (CH)/ Snigdha Sran (CH) 6-0, 6-2,  Rahat Mangat (PB) / Sukhmani Singh (CH) bt. Harnoor Sidhu (HR) / Catherine Bhangu (CH) 6-2, 6-1.

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