Day 3: Upsets at OIL-AITA Tennis Championship

September 26, 2019, Guwahati

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The third day of the OIL-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament which is going on at the All Assam Tennis Association Complex in Chachal, Guwahati witnessed as many as four upsets in the girls U-16 pre-quarterfinals and one upset in the girls U-14 quarters.

In the girls U-14 quarters, unseeded Irs Shrenik Shah of Maharashtra caused a major upset by defeating 6th seed Jiniffer Chacko of Karnataka in straight sets 6-1, 6-1 to reach the semifinals. Earlier in the girls U-16 pre-quarterfinals, Ira Shah ousted top seed Shirmreen Ahamed of West Bengal in straight sets 6-2, 6-1.

Today’s results: (Girls U-16, pre Q/F) Ira Shrenik Shah (MH) bt top seed Shimreen Ahamed (WB) 6-2, 6-1 (Upset); 7th seed Sneha Sudaraneedhi (AP) bt Anisha Pandey (WB) 6-3, 7-5; 3rd seed Shireen Ahamed (WB) bt Yumnam Thoibi (MN) 6-1, 6-2; 5th seed Shakshi Thakkar (GJ) bt Prarthana Solanki (GJ) 6-2, 6-4; Namrata Das (AS) bt 8th seed Justina Borgohain (AS) 6-2, 7-5 (Upset); Ananya Bhatia (GJ) bt 4th seed Roshni Ghosal (DL) 6-3, 6-4 (Upset); 6th seed Saily Thakkar (GJ) bt Jennifer Chacko (KA) 7-6 (3), 6-4; Amodini Naik (KA) bt 2nd seed Tanishqa Patar (AS) 6-3, 6-3 (Upset). (Boys U-16, pre Q/F) Top seed Nithis Nallusamy (TN) bt Dhanush Aryan Andugulapaty (KA) 6-0, 6-1; Ashwajit Senjam (MN) bt Krishpal Rajput (GJ) 6-1, 6-3; 4th seed Manan Nath (AS) bt Bhasata Palash Borah (AS) 6-0, 6-1; 6th seed Rohan Agarwal (WB) bt Antariksh Tamuly (AS) 6-3, 6-1; 7th seed Jigyashman Hazarika (AS) bt Dev Agarwal (TN) 6-0, 6-3; 3rd seed Wyatt Oberien (WB) bt Mehul Gautam (MH) W/O; Tamoghna Das (WB) bt Shanker Heishnam (MN) 0-6, 7-6 (6), 6-1; 2nd seed Bushan Haobam (MN) bt Arounesh Bora (AS) 6-2, 6-3. (Girls U-14, Q/F) Top seed Shimreen Ahamed (WB) bt 5th seed Shakshi Thakkar (GJ) 6-3, 6-2; 4th seed Sneha Sundaraneedhi (AP) bt 8th seed Saily Thakkar (GJ) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1; Irs Shrenik Shah (MH) bt 6th seed Jiniffer Chacko (KA) 6-1, 6-1 (Upset).

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