Arjun Rathnam advancesJanuary 2, 2018
Arjun Rathnam of Tamil Nadu defeated Ananth Mani Muni of Andhra Pradesh 6-1, 5-7, 6-1 to enter the second round of the Dr. D.R Memorial VITS All India Tennis Association National under-16 series tournament.
Other results: (first round): Boys: A. Dhaiya bt Rudra Bhatt 6-2, 6-2; A. Tharakesh bt Khushal 6-3, 6-1; Yashvardhan bt K. Kalyan 7-5, 7-6(1); Shashidhar bt Kalyan Sagar 6-2, 6-0; Rupesh Kumar bt Siddhartha Srinivas 6-4, 6-1; Koushik Kumar bt Raghava Pradhan 6-3, 6-1; B. Sakthivel bt Aayush 7-5, 6-3; S. Vishal bt K Aditya 6-3, 6-3; Hitesh bt Kabir 6-0, 6-2; P. Hithaesh bt G. Varun 6-0, 6-3.
Girls: Kushi bt Inika 6-0, 6-2; Veda Varshita bt Aarni Reddy 6-3, 6-2; Nirmayi bt Sai Loukya 6-1, 7-5; Thanshitha bt Naga Roshne 6-4, 6-2; Paavani bt Shrichandrakala 6-3, 6-0; V. Adithi bt Bhumi Sekhar 6-2, 6-1; Kundana bt Khushi Viswanath 6-2, 6-0; K. Malishka bt Harini Abhinaya 4-0 (conceded); V. Abhaya bt V. Prapurna 6-3, 6-1; V. Apurva bt P. Charitha 6-1, 2-6, 6-1, Kumkum Neela bt Aaria Sood 6-1, 6-1; M. Reshma bt Aneesha Sai Sree 6-2, 6-2; Amulya Sukrutha bt Chandini Murali 6-3, 6-4; M. Jahnavi bt Somya Jain 6-2, 6-l; K. Riddhi bt V. Vishanavi 6-2, 6-1.
Vijayawada will host the third edition of Amaravati Marathon on January 7. Jointly organised by Primelife Sports and DEEP Trust, the run will be flagged off by Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. For registration in 21k, 10k and 5k segments, visit Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium on Bandar Road.
BCCI Senior Selection Committee chairman M.S.K. Prasad and Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh Managing Director N. Bangaru Raju inaugurated the renovated Krishna District cricket nets at the Indira Gandhi Municipal Stadium here on Monday. The nets was given a facelift with a cost of Rs. 25 lakhs, funded by the Andhra Cricket Association.