Prinkle, Shashikant, Naresh, Bhupender storm into Semis

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Zen Labs CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament
from 7th to 11th November-2016

Prinkle, Shashikant, Naresh, Bhupender storm into Semis

 CLTA, Chandigarh, November 9, 2016                In boys U-16 singles quarter finals Shashikant Rajput of CHART upset 2nd seed Rhythm Malhotra of Delhi in straight sets. In the 1st set Shashikant won 6-3. In the 2nd set Shashikant faced some resistance from his opponent. In the 5th game Shashikant broke opponent’s serve and finally closed set and match 7-5. In another match Naresh Badgujar of CHART defeated Harsh Negi of Delhi in a three setter match 6-3, 1-6, 6-2. Bhupender Dahiya of CHART also upset 4th seed Jagtar Arora of Haryana in straight sets 6-4, 6-3. 3rd seed Sarthak Suden defeated Nitin Jaipal in an easy match 6-3, 6-4.

In girls U-16 quarter finals top seed Prinkle Singh of CLTA defeated Harleen Kaur in a three setter match. Prinkle took 1st set 6-4. In the 2nd set Prinkle was serving for the match at 5-4 and had two match points. After that Harleen saved two match points and took the set in tie break 7-6(6). In the final set Prinkle used her experience to close the set and match by conceding only two games 6-2. Kavya Sawhney defeated Ishita Singh of Haryana in an easy match 6-2, 6-1. Rutupama and Smriti also moved into semi finals.

In boys U-16 doubles semi finals Naresh and Bhupender of CHART upset top seed Shashikant and Jagtar in straight sets 6-2, 6-4. In another semi final Nishant and Sarthak defeated Himanshu and Kanishk 7-5, 6-3.

In girls U-16 doubles semi finals top seed Prinkle and Kavya defeated Srishti Dhir and Ishita in straight sets 6-2, 6-1. In the 2nd semi final Rutupama and Harleen defeated Damini and Smriti in an easy match 6-1, 6-2.

Semi final matches will be played from 9:00 a.m. onwards at CLTA Tennis Stadium.

Results are as below:-

 Boys Singles Main Draw Quarters

  1. Naresh Badgujar[8] bt. Harsh Negi 6-3 1-6 6-2 ;
  2. Bhupendra Dahiya bt. Jagtar Arora[4] 6-4 6-3 ;
  3. Sarthak Suden[3] bt. Nitin Jaipal Singh 6-3 6-4 ;
  4. Shashikant Rajput[6] bt. Rhythm Malhotra[2] 6-3 7-5 ;

Girls Singles Main Draw Quarters

  1. Prinkle Singh[1] bt. Harleen Kaur[7] 6-4 7-6(6) 6-2 ;
  2. Rutuparna Choudhary[4] bt. Vanshika Choudhary[5] 6-3 6-2 ;
  3. Smriti Singh[3] bt. Damini Hoon[6] 6-3 6-2 ;
  4. Kaavya Sawhney[2] bt. Ishita Singh 6-2 6-1 ;

Boys Doubles Semis

  1. Naresh Badgujar and Bhupendra Dahiya bt. Jagtar Arora and Shashikant Rajput[1] 6-2 6-4 ;
  2. Nishant Dabas and Sarthak Suden[2] bt. Himanshu Duhan and Kanishk Pal 7-5 6-3 ;


Girls Doubles Semis

  1. Kaavya Sawhney and Prinkle Singh[1] bt. Srishti Dhir and Ishita Singh 6-2 6-1  ;
  2. Rutuparna Choudhary and Harleen Kaur[3] bt. Damini Hoon and Smriti Singh[2] 6-1 6-2 ;


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