Maharashtra girls battle past first round in U-16 tennis

November 4th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS  

Pune, Nov 4 (IANS) Maharashtra’s Devanshi Bhimjiyani, Simran Nanwani and Krutika Jain overcame engrossing battles to move into the second round of the girls event at the Walchand Cup under-16 national series tennis tournament here.Devanshi scraped past Delhi’s Shubh Gulati 6-2, 6-7 (7-5), 6-0, while Nanwani won a three-hour tussle against Andhra Pradesh Sayedah Rehnuma 6-3, 2-6, 6-1.

Krutika saw off a fierce competition from Gujarat’s Aishwarya Mahida 6-2, 2-6, 7-6
(7-5).

In the boys second round, all the sixteen seeds sailed into the pre-quarterfinals.

Results: Boys: (Second Round):

Shahbaaz Khan (Mah) bt Parth Shah (Mah) 6-1, 6-2; Tushal Thawani (Mah) bt Y. Akhil Reddy (AP) 6-0, 6-0; Vietla Sawan (AP) bt B. Sai Reddy (AP) 6-2. 6-3; R. Ramkumar (TN) bt Pratik Aghavne (Mah) 6-1, 6-1; Vishwesh Sinha (Mah) bt Yash Deshpande (Mah) 6-2, 6-4; S. Karan (Kar) bt Kumar Shikhar (Dli) 6-4, 6-4; Om Dalvi (Mah) bt Shaikh Wahab (Mah) 6-0, 7-6(7-5); Arjun Khade (Mah) bt Anirudh Darp (Mah) 6-3, 6-2; Vinod Gowda (Kar) bt Abhimanyu Singh (Dli) 6-2, 6-1; Adwait Sadwilkar (Mah) bt S.P. Prashanth (Mah) 6-2,
6-0; Rakshay Thakkar (Mah) bt Paresh Kulkarni (Mah) 6-0, 6-1; Rohit Bisht (Dli) bt Jay Soni (Guj) 6-1, 6-3; Suraj Kanwar (Guj) bt Rajanvir Dharni 6-3, 7-5; Saurabh Patil (Mah) bt Parth Chivte (Mah) 6-2, 6-3; Sumeet Shinde (Mah) bt Dishit Nathwani (Guj) 6-2, 6-0; Ronit Bisht (Dli) bt Aniket Wakankar (Mah) 6-0, 6-0.

Girls: (first Round):
Avnee Gosavi (Mah) bt Tarini Chandramouli (Kar) 6-2, 6-2; Laveena Chawla (Mah) bt Liyaan Akalkotkar (Mah) 6-2, 6-2; Shruti Bhandurge (Mah) bt S. Sneha (Mah) 6-2, 6-1; Devki Dande (TN) bt Nupoor Shinde (Mah) 7-6(7-5), 6-0; S. Lavanya (TN) bt Mokshita Ostwal (Mah) 6-2, 6-0; Rutuja Bhosale (Mah) bt Ambika Pande (TN) 6-2, 6-2; Bhimjiyani Devanshi (Mah) bt Shubh Gulati (Dli) 6-2, 6-7(7-5), 6-0; Tanaya Gosavi (Mah) bt K. Anjana (AP) 6-3, 7-6(7-5); Sana Soni (Mah) bt S.G.Anhinaya (Kar) 6-1, 2-0 conceded;
Preethi Ujjaini (Kar) bt Vasanti Shinde (Mah) 6-3, 6-0; Simran Nanwani (Mah) bt Sayedah Rehnuma (AP) 6-3, 2-6, 6-1; Krutika Jain (Mah) bt Aishwarya Mahida (Guj) 6-2, 2-6, 7-6(7-5).

Boys Doubles (Quarterfinals)
Ronit/Rohit Bisht (Delhi) bt Suraj Kanwar/ S.Karan 6-1, 6-3; Vishwesh Sinha/ Tushal Thawani bt Aniruddha Darp/Parth Shah 6-1, 6-4; R. Ramkumar/Arjun Kadhe bt Yash Deshpande/Advait Sadwilkar 5-7, 6-4, 10-5; Vietla Sawan/ Shahbaaz Khan bt Shikar Kumar /Risabh Mehta 6-2, 6-4

Girls Doubles (first Round) Ankita Raina/Vaidehi Bhagwat bt Madhuri Pathere/ Gaouri Baindoor 6-2, 6-2; Eetee Mehta/T. Vaibhavi bt K. Bhavna/A Sabatini 6-3, 6-4; Sana Sohoni/Tanaya Gosavi bt Saskruti Jangale/Lavina Chawla 6-1,7-5; Namita Bal/Prathrna Thombare bt Avane Gosavi/Vasanti Shinde 6-3, 6-2.

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