Asian Junior Tennis for U-14 boys & girls begins at Jorhat

August 20, 2019

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Asian Juniors, the Asian Ranking Tournament of the Asian Tennis Federation for Boys and Girls U-14 got underway at the Jorhat Tennis Club at Jorhat on 19th August.

In a well organized opening ceremony, DC Jorhat Roshni Aparanji Korati inaugurated the championship where players from countries like Bangladesh, UAE, Hong Kong, Nepal, USA besides hosts India are taking part. Speaking on the occasion, Korati stressed on the need to participate in sports and games for the overall development of an individual and not be carried away by wins and losses. All Assam Tennis Association president Raktim Saikia welcomed the gathering.

Antariksh Tamuly and Ahaan Dhekial caused two major upsets today by defeating the 2nd seed Rohan Patel 6-1, 6-0 and 5th seeded Harisharan Baskaran 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 respectively in the first round.

Today’s results: (Boys U-14 1st rd) Arunava Majumder (1) bt Jishnu Pratim Das 6-1, 6-2; Subhasish Roy bt Samreedh Bhuyan 6-2, 6-2; Bhicky Sagolshem bt Riyan Kashyap 6-0, 6-1; Ahaan Dhekial bt Harisharan Baskaran (5) 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 (upset); Harsh Fogaat (4) bt Pranav Amatapu (USA) 6-0, 6-1; Aman Buragohain bt Aurav Bezbaruah 6-0, 6-0; Bikramaditya Neil Mahanta bt Gyandeep Goswami 6-1, 6-3; Hurshvardhan Singh (6) bt Abyan Zaffar 6-0, 6-1; Samprit Sharma (8) bt Manuraj Singh 6-4, 6-1; Abhiraj Singh Mohil bt Aryan Borah 6-2, 7-6 (11); Tranav Taneja bt Hayagreve Athreye 2-6, 6-1, 6-0; Manan Nath (3) bt Ved Aditya Kalita 6-2, 6-4; Krish Tyagi (7) bt Debarshi Sen 6-2, 6-4; Ashwajit Senjam bt Mayand Tewary 6-1, 6-3; Harshad Borah bt Atulya Atri 6-4, 6-3; Antariksh Tamuly bt Rohan Patel (2) 6-1, 6-0. (Girls U-14 1st rd) Salonee Dey bt Prasamsa Moktan (Nep) 6-3, 6-0; Yumnam Thoibi bt Dhanipriya Deori 6-1, 6-1; Kaatyayini Vashisht bt Kinnari Borah 6-1, 6-1; Raja Sarvagya Kilaru bt Mrunmayee Joshi 6-1, 6-2.

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