Sanchana enters quarters of junior tennis

August 27th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS  

Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) Ninth seeded Sanchana Paul of Tamil Nadu defeated fifth seeded Sweta Rana of Delhi 6-4, 6-3 to move into the quarter-finals in the girls under-14 singles of the Adidas MCC National Junior Hard Court Tennis championship here Thursday.
In the same category, unseeded Sri Vaishnavi Peedi Reddy of Andhra maintained her momentum by topping Rajbir Kaur of Punjab 6-0, 6-3 to also advance to the quarter-finals.

The results (quarter-finals):

Boys under-14: Abhishek Alla (AP) bt Rohan Bhatia (Mah) 6-1, 7-5, Neeraj Elangovan (TN) bt Atul Sri Patel (UP) 6-1, 6-1, Digvijay Singh Naruka (Del) bt Jude Raymond (AP) 6-1, 6-3, Sheikh Abdullah (AP) bt Nischay Rawal (Chd) 6-7 (8), 6-2, 6-4.

Boys under-18: 1-Saurabh Singh (Del) bt Naveen Sai (TN) 5-7, 6-3, 6-4; Ramkumar Ramanathan (TN) bt Shahbaaz Khan (Mah) 7-5, 7-6 (3), Ronit Bisht (Del) bt A. Mudappa (Kar) 3-2 conceded; Mohit Mayur (TN) bt S.V.Abhishek (AP) 6-4, 6-2.

Girls under-14 (Pre-quarterfinals): C Sai Samhitha (TN) bt Spruti Shivalingaiah (Kar) 6-0, 6-7 (1) 6-2, Sri Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy (AP) bt Rajbir Kaur (Pun) 6-0, 6-3, Rimpledeep Kaur (Pun) bt Akshara Iska (AP) 6-4, 6-4, Sansitha Nandakumar (Kar) bt Swetha Sri Hari (TN) 6-0, 6-2, 12-Rutuja Bhosle (Mah) bt 8-Nehal Sahni (Del) 6-3, 6-0, 15-Snehadevi Reddy (Mah) bt Seeulee Upadhya (Ori) 6-2, 6-0, 16- Simran Kaur Sethi (Del) bt 7-Roma Chandran (TN) 6-2, 6-1, K Bhavana (TN) bt Shreya Pasricha (UP) 6-4, 6-4.

Girls under-18 (Pre-quarterfinals): Sharmada Balu (Kar) bt Sai Samitha (TN) 4-6, 6-0, 6-0, Prarthana Thombare (Mah) bt Nidhi Chilumula (AP) 6-1, 6-2, Aishwarya Agarwal (MP) bt Sri Vaishnavi Peedi Reddy (AP) 6-0, 6-1, Rachita Sarda (Kar) bt Harnoor Kaur Mann (Chd) 6-4, 7-5, 7-Vaniya Dangwal (Del) bt Rimpledeep Kaur (Pun) 6-1, 6-0, Nimisha Mohan (Kar) bt Amrita Mukherjee (Ben) 6-1, 6-2, Sharon Sanchana Paul (TN) bt Sweta Rana (Del) 6-4, 6-3, Ankita Raina (GUJ) bt Smriti Joon (Har) 6-0, 6-2.

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