Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association
ITF Juniors Circuit Tennis Tournament
from January 2 to 7, 2017
Dhruv Sunish upset 2nd seed in 1st Round
CLTA, Chandigarh, January 02, 2017 – In boys singles 1st round match Dhruv Sunish from India upset 2nd seed Yu Hua-Chen of Chinese Teipei in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. 7th seed Arthur Craig Pantino of Philippines defeated Calvin Golmei of India in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. In another match Abhimanyu Vannemreddy defeated qualifier Sumit Pal Singh in a marathon match. Vennemreddy won 1st set 6-4. In the 2nd set Sumitpal fought back and took the 2nd set 6-4. In the final set Vennemreddy won 7-6(5). 8th seed Tonkla Mulada, 6th seed Parikshit Somani, 5th seed Dostanbek Tashulatov, qualifier Alex Solanki and Freddie Grant also moved into 2nd round.
In the girls singles 1st round Rhea Verma upset 2nd seed Mihika Yadav in a three setter match 2-6, 6-2, 6-2. Another Indian player Vaidehi Chaudhary also upset 8th seed Yasmina Karimjanova of Uzbekistan in straight sets 6-1, 7-6(3). Sabhyata Nihalani of India also defeated Nugroho P of Indonesia in straight sets 6-4, 7-6(5). Other players who moved into 2nd round are Tanisha Kashyap, 6th seed Akanksha Bhan, Heath Gamma, 5th seed Kuan Yi Lee and Shivani Amineni.
In boys doubles CLTA players Calvin Golmei and Rishabh Sharda moved into quarter finals. In pre quarters Calvin and Rishabh upset 3rd seed Mulada Tonkla / Naow Hazem in a three setter (match tie break) 6-4, 2-6, 10-6.
Matches of boys and girls will be played tomorrow from 9:30 a.m. onwards at CLTA Tennis Stadium.
Results are as below:-
Boys Singles 1st Round
Girls Singles 1st Round
Boys Doubles 1st Round
Girls Doubles 1st Round