Top seed Nishant in semis of tennis tournamentMarch 4, 2021, Chandigarh
Top seed Nishant Dabas outplayed Belgium’s Sebastien Cauhape 6-0 6-4 in straight sets to reach the boys’ U-18 semifinals in the ongoing ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors (Grade-4) being organised at Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA) courts here today.
Second seed Aman Dahiya logged a returning win over eighth seed Aayush P Bhat of the US 3-6 7-5 7-6(5). Fifth seed Dhruv Tangri defeated fourth seed Sanjith Devineni of the US 6-4 4-6 6-3 whereas
Yuvan Nandal outplayed sixth seed Denim Yadav in a tough outing 4-6 6-3 6-4.
Meanwhile, in the girls’ U-18 category, top seed Sarah Dev was trailing 0-6 4-5 against Vaishnavi Adkar when the latter conceded the match. Seventh seed Riya Uboveja logged a 4-6 6-4 6-4 win over second seed Sanjana Sirimalla whereas third seed Reshma Maruri defeated Rutuja Chaphalkar of the US 7-6(5) 6-4. Eighth seed Indian contender Suhitha Maruri ousted Shruti Ahlawat 1-6 7-5 7-5.
Nishant-Chirag pair shines
Top seed Nishant Dabas and Chirag Duhan outplayed Devaharshith Neelam and Saheb Sodhi 6-1 6-4. Aayush P Bhat and Anargha Ganguly ousted Segastien Cauhape and Nyo Van Dyck 5-7 6-0 [10-4]. Daksh Ashok Agrawral and Albert Onichtchenko Segura defeated Torus Rawat and Denim Yadav 1-6 6-3 [10-8] and Bushan Haobam and Yuvan Nandal beat Sanjith Devineni and Maanav Jain 6-3 6-3. Meanwhile, in the girls’ U-18 event, Sarah Dev and Riya Uboveja recovered on time to log a 1-6, 6-3 [10-1] win over Kashmira Manohar and Lakshanya Vishwanath. Flo Helsen and Mirthe Moens ousted Deepshika Sriram and Aami Reddy Yellu 6-4 6-2, Hetvee Chaudhari and Pavitra Parikh defeated Riya and Navya 6-3 2-6 [10-7]. — TNS