Sacchitt Sharrma, Dev Javia and Vaidehi Choudhary enter q-finals

January 03, 2018 10:20 PM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: Three Indian players, second seed Sacchit Sharma, Devia and Mann Singh moved into the boys singles of the ITF Juniors Circuit World Ranking (Grade-3) Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.
In the boys singles pre-quarterfinals unseeded Mann Shah of India upset 7th seed Zhao Zhao of China in a closed competition tie breaks matches 7-6(3), 7-6(5). Another upset was recording by  Dev Javia who beat 5th seed Rishabh Sharda 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 in an all-India pre-quarter-final outing. ASecond seed Sacchitt Sharrma of India won from Madhwin Kamath 6-3, 6-2.
Another big upset Terence Atmane of France defeated top seed Yassir Kilani of Morocco in straight sets 6-1, 7-6(8). Terence Atmane,  fourth seed  Eric Vanshelboim  (UKR), Han-Chih Lin (TPE) ,   Minjong (KOR) and eighth seed   Louis Herman (BEL)   are the foreign entries which advanced to the quarter-finals.
In the girls singles, Indians third seed  Akanksha A. Bhan and  third seed Vaidehi Chaudhari sailed into quarter-finals.  Second seed Akanksha Bhan of India defeated Chloe Cirotee of France. Akanksha lost 1st 4-6. Akaksha came back strongly and won the match 6-3, 6-1 in the 2nd and 3rd sets. Emma Reducanu of Great Britain defeated Isabelle Haverlag of Netherland in straight sets 6-1, 6-3. 3rd seed Vaidehi Choudhary of India won from Doroteia Joksovic of Serbia 6-4, 6-2.        
Six foreigner girls --Diana Khodan (UKR), Nikita Vishwase (USA),  Aunchisa Chanta (THA), seventh seed   Supapitch Kuearim  (THA), Ziva Falkner (SLO) and sixth seed Emma Raducanu (GBR)-- displayed good tennis and won their respective pre-quarter-final round matches.
CLTA trainee Kaavya Sawhney and Prinkle Singh moved into girls doubles semifinals. Unseeded local players Kaavya Sahwney and Prinkle Singh defeated 2nd seed Kuearym of Thailand and Tjen of Indonesia in a super tie break match 6-4, 3-6, (10-8).
In the boys doubles quarterfinals CLTA player Rishabh Sharda and his partner Sacchitt Sharrma doubles 2nd seed defeated Souflane El Mesbahi / Yassir Kilani from (Morocco) in straight sets 7-5, 7-6(4).
Dong Ju Kim / Minjong Park of Korea upset top seed Brandon of Venezuela / Eric of Ukraine in a easy match 6-1, 6-2.   
Results Singles (Pre-Quarterfinals)
Boys: Terence Atmane (FRA) bt. Yassir Kilani [1] (MAR) 6-1, 7-6(8),  Dev Javia (IND) bt. Rishabh Sharda [5] (IND) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3,  Eric Vanshelboim [4] (UKR) bt. Shashikant Rajput (IND) 6-2, 6-2,  Mann Shah (IND) bt. Zhao Zhao[7] (CHN) 7-6(3), 7-6(5), Han-Chih Lin (TPE) bt. Younes Laaroussl Lalami (MAR) 6-4, 6-1, Minjong (KOR) bt. Perez Brandon [3] (VEN) 6-2, 6-3,  Louis Herman [8] (BEL) bt. Mathys Erhard (FRA) 4-4, Concede, Sacchit Sharrma [2] (IND) bt. Madhwin Kamath (IND) 6-3, 6-2.
Girls:  Diana Khodan (UKR) bt. Juile Belgraver (NED) 7-5, 3-6, 7-6(1), Nikita Vishwase (USA) bt. Sophia Biolay [8] (FRA) 7-6(5), 4-6, 6-4,  Vaidehi Chaudhari [3] (IND) bt. Doroteia Joksovic (SRB) 6-4, 6-2,  Aunchisa Chanta (THA) bt. Janice Tjen [5] (INA) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1,  Supapitch Kuearim [7] (THA) bt. Aesha Patel (USA) 6-3, 6-2,  Ziva Falkner (SLO) bt. Shivani Amineni (IND) [4] 6-1, 6-0,  Emma Raducanu [6] (GBR) bt. Isabelle Haverlag (NED) 6-1, 6-3, Akanksha A. Bhan [2] (IND) bt. Chloe Cirotte (FRA) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.
Doubles (Quarterfinals): Boys:  Dong Ju Kim (KOR) / Minjong Park (KOR) bt. Brandon Perez  (VEN) / Eric Vanshelboim (UKR) [1] 6-1, 6-2, Zhao Zhao (CHN) / Hinmu Zhou (CHN) [4] bt. Shashikant Rajput (IND) / Uddayvir Singh (IND) 6-1, 6-2,  Louis Herman (BEL) / Gauthier Onclin (BEL) [3] bt.  Han Chih Lin (TPE) / Siddharth Thakral (IND) 3-6, 6-2, (10-4), Rishabh Sharda (IND) / Sacchitt Sharrma (IND) [2] bt. Souflane El Mesbahi (Morocco)/ Yassir Kilani (MAR) 7-5, 7-6(4).
Girls:  Aunchisa Chanta (THA) / Hoi Ki Jenny Wong (HKG) [4] bt. Yubarani Benerjee (IND) / Muskan Gupta (IND) 6-3, 6-3, Kaavya Sawhney (IND) / Prinkle Singh (IND) bt. Supaptich Kuearym (THA) / Janice Tjen (INA) [2] 6-4, 3-6, (10-8).

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