Udayan upsets isaque Eqbal in Q-finals
Chandigarh March 24:
Udayan Bhakar of Rajasthan pulled off an upset by shocking second seed Ishaque Eqbal, a CLTA trainee from West Bengal 6-3, 6-1 in the boys under-14 singles quarter-final match of the CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament for under-12 and under-14 Boys and Girls here.
Top seed Sachin Kumar of Chandigarh ended the challenge of Paramveer Singh Bajwa, also of Chandigarh in straight sets 6-2, 6-4. Also earning the semi-finals spots in the boys under-14 singles were Shreya Gupta of Haryana and Dheeranush Singh Bhatti of Chandigarh. Shreya ousted Param Pun of Chandigarh 6-2,6-1 while Bhatti got the better of Tejbir Hara of Punjab 6-3, 6-3.
After losing the first seteven without opening his account, Krishna Shree of Bihar rallied to upset top seed Somani Parikshit of Assam 0-6, 6-2, 6-1 in the boys under-12 quarter-final round match. Pranjala Yadlapalli of Andhra Pradesh defeated V. Surya Narayani of Tamil Nadu 6-1, 6-2 in the girls under-12 q-final match.
Top seed Victoria Chahal of Haryana gave yet another fine performance as she defeated Snehal Umesh of Maharashtra in straight sets 6-1, 6-0 in the girls under-14 singles quarter-final match. Second seed Prabhuti Singhania of Maharashtra accounted for Nidhi Surapaneni of Andhra Pradesh 6-2, 6-0.
Results:- Boys Under-12 (q-finals): Krishna Shree (BIH) bt Somani Parikshit (ASM) 0-6, 6-2, 6-1, Vishitst Cheruku (KAR) bt Ankit Rao (HAR) 6-2, 6-3, Karandeep Singh (CHD) bt Yugal Bansal (DLI) 6-2, 6-1, Yash Yadav (MP) bt Vatsin Thakar (MAH) 7-5, 6-1.
Boys Under-14 (q-finals): Sachin Kumar (CHD) bt Paramveer Singh Bajwa (CHD) 6-2, 6-4, Shrey Gupta (HAR) bt Param Pun (CHD) 6-2, 6-1, Dheeranush Singh Bhatti (CHD) bt Tejbir Hara (PB) 6-3, 6-3, Udayan Bhakar (RAJ) bt Ishaque Eqbal (CHD) 6-3, 6-1.
Girls Under-12 (q-finals): Pranjala Yadlapalli (AP) bt V. Surya Narayani (TN) 6-1, 6-2, Himani Mor (HAR) bt Isha Budwal (MP) 6-2, 6-2, Snehal Umesh Mane (MAH) bt Zeel Desai (GUJ) 6-1, 4-6, 6-3, Nidhi Surapaneni (AP) bt Shristhy Dhanda (HAR) 6-1, 6-1.
Girls Under-14 (q-finals): Victoria Chahal (HAR) bt Snehal Umesh (MAH) 6-1, 6-0, Jahnvi Gupta (DLI) bt Mihika Yadav (MAH) 7-5, 6-4, Himani Mor (HAR) bt Pranjala Yadlapalli (AP) 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, Prabhuti Singhania (MAH) bt Nidhi Surapaneni (AP) 6-2, 6-0.
Doubles: Boys Under-12 (q-finals): Sumitpal Singh (J&K) & Vaisht Chereku (KAR) bye, Karthik M.S. (TN) & Kunj Kotak (GUJ) bt Chiraz Singh (CHD) & Shreyas Chopra (CHD) 6-2, 6-2, Rishabh Sharda (CHD) & Kabir Manrai (CHD) bt Yugal Bansal (DLI) & Sacchitt Sharrma (DLI) 6-2, 6-3, Sanjit Singh (DLI) & Rishi Khirwar (PB) bt Sahishnu Sharma (J&K) & Asav Kumar (CHD) 6-4, 6-2, Durvish Handa (DLI) & Himanshu Mor (HAR) bt Rohan Gupta (DLI) & Udgam Aggarwal (PB) 6-0, 6-0, Vatsin Thakar (MAH) & Shramay Dhawan (DLI) bt Sanket Tomer (DLI) & Anuj Malik (HAR) 6-1, 6-2, Subham Malhotra (DLI) & Rhythm Malhotra (DLI) bt Ayush Deswal (DLI) & Abhiskek M.K. (DLI) 6-1, 6-3, Ankit Rao (HAR) & Krishna Shree (BIH) bt Anmol Rattan (CHD) & Sabrang Sandal (CHD) 6-2, 6-1.
Boys Under-14 (q-finals): Adhhayan (CHD) & Rohit Kumar (HAR) bt Harsh Rathi (DLI) & Tejas Advait (DLI) 6-1, 6-3, Anurag Nenwani (DLI ) & Amarnath Arora (DLI) bt Santbir Singh (CHD) & Abhijeet Singh (CHD) 6-3, 7-5, Shrey Gupta (CHD) & Param Pun (CHD) bt Manuj Trehan (CHD) & Amitoj Singh (CHD) 6-0, 6-1, Udayan Bhakar (RAJ) & Yash Yadav bt Sidharth Basnet (ASM) & Abhinav Mahajan 6-0, 6-2.
Girls Under-14 (q-finals): Prinkle Singh (J&K) & Aastha Malhotra (CHD) bt Rachitha R (KAR) & Mariya Celine Barooch (TN) 6-1, 6-2, Jahnvi Gupta (DLI) & Mihika Yadav (MAH) bt Dhwani Kumar (KAR) & V.
Surya Narayani 4-6, 6-4, 13-11, Moksha Thukral (UP) & Bakul Negi (DLI) bt Abhilasha Mudgil (PB) & Rubani Ahluwalia (CHD) 6-4, 6-2, Zeel Desali (GUJ) & Snehal Umesh Mani (MAH) bt Anushka Burman (WB) & Seerat Kaur Pannu (PB) 6-0, 6-0, Apekshita Alkesh (DLI) & Bhavya Wadhawan (CHD) bt Nimrat Walia (CHD) & Gayatri Kumaria (CHD) 6-1, 6-2.