Road to Wimbledon (RTW)
CLTA-AITA National Series
February 6-11, 2017 at CLTA, Chandigarh
Krishan, Dhruv storm into Quarters
CLTA, Chandigarh, February 8, 2017 In the boys single pre quarter finals 2nd seed Krishan Hooda of CHART Haryana defeated Pranav Ikkurthy in a three setter marathon match in approximately three hours. Krishan won the 1st set in tie break 7-6(3). In the 2nd set Krishan was leading 4-3. After that Pranav broke Krishan’s serve and took next three games in a row to close the 2nd set 6-4. In the final set Krishan used his experience and closed the set and match 7-5. In another interesting match Dhruv Tangri defeated Shashi Dhar Kota in a three setter match. Dhruv lost 1st set 4-6. After that Dhruv came back strongly and took the 2nd set 7-5 and 6-3 in the final set. Top seed Ajay Malik defeated Rudra Kapoor in a three setter match 6-3, 6-7(1), 7-5. Other players who moved into quarters are Udit Gogoi, Nikhil Niranjan, Aman Dahiya, Sushant Dabas and Sanjeet Devneni.
In the girls pre quarters top seed Sandeepti Singh beat Renee Singh in straight sets 6-4, 6-3. In another match Avi Shah defeated Mushrat Anjum in a three setter match 5-7, 6-4, 6-4. Aditi Narayan, Suranjan R., Naisha Srivastava, Priayanshi Sankesh, Hrudaya and Sudipta Senthil also moved into quarter finals.
In the boys doubles quarters top seed Ajay Malik and Sushant Dabas defeated Sanjeet Devneni and Girish Chaugule in straight sets 6-4, 6-2. In another quarter final Krishan Hooda and Dhruv Tangri defeated Dhruv K and Ritik Mann in straight sets 6-1, 6-1. Rudra Kapoor /Udit Gogoi and Nikhil Niranjan/Vishal Pagadala also entered semi finals.
In the girls doubles Sandeepti Rao/ Sudipta Senthil defeated Hsatavisha Ghosh/Ayushi Singh in straight sets 6-3, 6-0.
Singles pre quarters round matches will be played from 9:00 a.m. onwards at CLTA Tennis Stadium.
Results are as follows:-
Boys Singles Pre Quarters
Girls Singles Pre Quarters
Boys Doubles Quarters
Girls Doubles Quarters