Top seeds knocked out in national junior clay court tennisSeptember 1st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) The top two seeds in boys singles, Vishwesha Sinha of Punjab and Vinod Gowda of Karnataka, made their exit from the Adidas-MCC National junior clay court tennis championships here Thursday.
Suraj R. Prabodh of Karnataka knocked out top seed Sinha 7-5, 6-3, while Delhi’s Garvit Batra defeated Gowda 6-3, 6-3, en route to the semi-finals where the two winners face each other.
In the other two quarter-finals, local challenger Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash beat Andhra’s A.K. Parthasarathy 7-6 (6), 7-5, and Rishab Agarwal (AP) defeated R. Vigneshwaran (TN) 6-1, 6-1.
Boys singles (quarter-finals): Suraj R. Prabodh (Kar) b 1-Vishwesh Sinha (PB) 7-5, 6-3; Garvit Batra (Del) b 2-Vinod Gowda (Kar) 6-3, 6-3; Rishab Agarwal (AP) b R. Vigneshwaran (TN) 6-1, 6-1; Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash (TN) b A.K. Parthasarthy (AP) 7-6 (6), 7-5.
Girls singles (quarter-finals): Sneha Devi Reddy (Mah) b Rutuja Bhosale (Mah) 6-2, 6-2; Shweta C. Rana (Del) b C. Sai Samhitha (TN) 6-3, 6-3; Eetee Matha (Guj) b Prarthana Thombare (Mah) 6-4, 7-6 (0); Rishika Sunkara (Del) b 10-P Sri Vaishnavi 2-6, 6-2, 6-1.
Boys doubles (semi-finals): Vinod Gowda (Kar)/Saurabh Singh (Del) b Anvit Bender (Mah)/Tushar Mandlekar (Chd) 6-3, 6-3; Vishwesh Sinha (Pun)/ Yash Deshpande (Mah) b Rajanvir singh (Mah)/Rishab Dev (Pun) 6-3, 6-2.
Girls doubles (quarter-finals): Amrita Mukherjee (Ben) C. Sai Samitha (TN) b Karman Kaur (Del)/Victoria Chahal (Har) 6-0, 6-3; Namitha Bal (Mah)/Prarthana Thombare (Mah) b Mayanika Devi Reddy (AP)/Vasanti Shinde (Mah) 6-4, 7-5; Dhuruthi Venugopal (Kar)/Sneha Devi Reddy (Mah) b Nidhi Chilumula (AP)/ Spurti Shivaliingaiah (Kar) 4-6, 7-6 (5), 10-5; Rishika Sunkura (Dli)/Sowjanya Bavisetti (AP) b Devanshi Bhinjiyani (Mah)/Swetha Sree Hari (TN) 6-1, 6-0.
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