Aditya stuns Pranay, enters semisJune 20, 2019, Mohali
Aditya Chauhan rallied from a set down to upset top seed Pranay Chaudhary in the boys’ U-16 quarterfinals in the Roots-AITA National Ranking Championship in Zirakpur on Wednesday.
Chauhan lost the opening set 3-6, but came back strongly to win the next two sets 7-5 6-3 to seal a spot in the semifinals.
Harmanjit Singh stunned second seed Shraeyvir 4-6 6-2 6-4, while Lakshya Gupta downed Rishi Dahiya 6-4 6-4 in the quarterfinals. Third seed Aryan Thakur drubbed Sanat Goyal 6-0 6-1.
In the boys’ U-18 quarterfinals, second seed Rohan Phule overcame Aryan Thakur 6-7 (5) 6-4 6-4, while Sarthak Gandhi registered a 6-1 6-4 win over Akash Srinivasan.
Catherine in quarters
Top seed Catherine Bangu survived a scare before she beat Agrima Gandhi 4-6 7-5 10-6 to move into the girls’ U-16 quarterfinals.
Vanya Arora edged out Anandita Sharma 6-2 7-5, while Omisha beat Bhumi Kakkar 6-3 7-6 (4). Priyal Chaudhary dismissed Sargun Singh 6-1 7-5 in the pre-quarterfinals.
In the girls’ U-18 pre-quarters, Jaskirat overcame Bhumi 5-7 6-0 10-7.