Ranjeet, Eklavya qualify for Main Draw

National Grass Court Tennis Championships-
Men & Women (Rs.5 Lakhs prize money) 

Tennis Tournament, November-2016

from 28th November to 3rd December-2016

 

Ranjeet, Eklavya qualify for Main Draw

 

CLTA, Chandigarh, November 27, 2016             In the men’s singles final qualifying round Ranjeet Singh of CLTA defeated Kunwar Gupta in a three setter match. Ranjeet lost 1st set 5-7. In the 2nd set Ranjeet was leading 5-1 after that Kunwar came back strongly and made it 5-5. After 5-5 Ranjeet used his experience to close the 2nd set 7-5. In the final set Ranjeet came back to his top form and dominated from the beginning of the 3rd set. Finally Ranjeet took the set and match 6-3.

In another match Eklavya Singh defeated Abhinav Mahajan in straight sets 6-2, 6-2. Top seed Jatin Dahiya defeated Mandeep Kumar in an easy match 6-2, 6-1.  Other players who qualified for main draw are Shahbaaz Khan, Yuvraj Singh, Archit Jain, Mohit Bhardwaj and Pruthvi Ajay.

 

Main draw matches will be played from 10:30 a.m. onwards at Chandigarh Club.

 

Results are as below:-

 

Men’s Qualifying Final Round

  1. Jatin Dahiya bt. Mandeep Kumar 6-2, 6-1
  2. Shahbaaz Khan bt. Nihit Rawal 6-1, 6-3
  3. Yuvraj Singh bt. Vimal Raj 6-4, 7-5
  4. Archit Jain bt. Yugank Bhardwaj 7-6(4), 6-4
  5. Mohit Bhardwaj bt. Pradeep Deswal 6-4, 1-6, 7-6(4)
  6. Eklavya Singh bt. Abhinav Mahajan 6-2, 6-2
  7. Ranjeet Singh bt. Koonwar Gupta 5-7, 7-5, 6-3
  8. Pruthvi Ajay bt. Sultan Singh Atwal 6-3, 6-3


 

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