State Bank of Patiala
National Grass Court Tennis Championships-
Men & Women (Rs.5 Lakhs prize money)
Tennis Tournament, November-2016
from 28th November to 3rd December-2016
V.M. Ranjeet, Riya, enter Semis
CLTA, Chandigarh, Thursday, the 1st December, 2016 In the men’s singles quarters Davis Cupper V.M. Ranjeet defeated Shahbaaz Khan in straight sets. V.M. Ranjeet played high quality tennis and used his experience to close the 1st set 6-3. In the 2nd set V.M. Ranjeet maintained his quality of game and closed the 2nd set also at identical score 6-3. Top seed Dawinder Singh also moved into semi finals. Dalwinder defeated Param Pun in straight sets 6-2, 6-4. 4th seed Vijay Kannan and 3rd seed Suraj Prabodh also won from their opponents Jatin Dahiya and Tejas Chaukulkar 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 and 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 in three setter matches respectively.
In the women’s singles quarters top seed Riya Bhatia defeated Sara Yadav in an easy match by conceding only two games 6-0, 6-2. In another match 2nd seed Sai Samhitha defeated Kavya Sawhney in a one sided match 6-1, 6-2. 3rd seed Nidhi Chilumul and Aarushi Kakkar also moved into semi finals.
In the women’s doubles top seed Nidhi Chilumula and Moulika Ram will face 2nd seed Sai Samhitha Chamarthi and Amrita Mukherjee in the finals. Top seed Nidhi and Moulika defeated 4th seed Yubrani Benerjee and Neeru Rapria in an easy match 6-1, 6-2. In another semi final Sai Samhita and Amrita defeated 3rd seed Himani Mor and Dakshata Patel by conceding only two games 6-1, 6-1.
In the men’s doubles semi finals 3rd seed Param Pun and Hardeep Sandhu upset top seed Vilasier Khate and Ranjeet Singh in straight sets 6-2, 6-3. 2nd seed Armaan Bhatia and Ishaque Eqbal defeated Abhimansu Borthakur and Saurav Sukul 6-1, 6-2.
Men’s and women’s singles semi final matches will be played tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. onwards at Chandigarh Club.
Results are as below:-
Men’s Singles Quarters
Women’s Singles Quarters
Women’s Doubles Semis
Men’s Doubles Semis