Roots AITA Championship: Top seed Daksh enters quartersJanuary 19, 2022, Mohali
Top seed Daksh Kapoor ousted Yash Verma (9-0) to qualify for the boys’ U-14 quarterfinals in the Roots AITA CS7 National Rankings Championship in Zirakpur.
Punjab’s Kirtarth Singh defeated Vedant Jivani (9-7), while sixth seed Ruhan Komandur outplayed Haralam Singh (9-6). Chandigarh’s Pragun Thakur outplayed Sachit Thakur (9-2) and third seed Hridhay defeated Siddhant Mohapatra (9-2). Fifth seed Sumukh Singh also march ahead by defeating Haryana’s Trishubh (9-3) and Anav Grover defeated Prabhroop Singh (9-1). Ribhav was trailing (0-6) to Armaan Walia before the latter conceded the match.
In the boys’ U-16 pre-quarterfinals, top seed Haryana’s Akshat Dhull defeated Siddhant Mohapatra (9-3) and Ruhan Komandur outplayed Punjab’s Mehraab Singh (9-3).
Punjab’s Sumukh Marya defeated Haramnbir Singh (9-4), Sachit Thakur faced a tough resistance from Satvik Singla before logging a (9-8(0)) win, Aryan Jolly ousted Kirtarth Singh (9-5) and Advit Tiwari struggled hard to defeat Hridhay (9-8(5)). Sixth seed Daksh Kapoor also march ahead by defeating Haralam Singh (9-2), while second seed Parth Sharma ousted Pragun Thakur (9-7).
Jasmine logs win
In the girls’ U-16 first round, Punjab’s Jasmine Kaur defeated Chandigarh’s Mokshika Yadav (9-1). Vedehi Pundir also moved ahead in the second round by defeating Poonam (9-6).