Top seed Rishi marches aheadOctober 6, 2019, Chandigarh
Top seed Rishi Reddy blanked Parmeet Singh Deol 9-0 to move into the third round of the men’s singles qualifiers on the opening day of The Tribune State Tennis Championship at the CLTA Complex, Sector 10, here today.
Second seed Neeraj Yashpaul registered a 9-3 win over Tushar Bali, while ninth seed Mohit Bhardwaj registered a 9-4 win over Savneet Singh in the second round of the qualifiers. Fourth seed Deepinder Singh Bains downed Yogank Bhardwaj 9-3.
CLTA trainees Krishan Hooda and Uddayvir Singh also won their respective second round qualifying matches. While Hooda prevailed 9-8(8) over 12th seed Nitin Jaipal Singh, Uddayvir drubbed Ritesh Balmiki 9-2.
Parth Sharma edged out Nishank Thakur 9-1 and Torus Rawat humbled Manjot Singh 9-6. Amit Bzad ousted Sandeep Singh Guru 9-2 to move into the next round of the qualifiers.
In the women’s singles competition, top seed Bunty Chongtham downed Aditi Singh 9-5 in the opening round of the qualifiers. Pawandeep Kaur shunted out Preeti Koli 9-3, while Ankita Hoon stunned third seed Apurva Sheoran 9-2.
Nehel Sahini upset fourth seed Damini Hoon 9-1. Seventh seed Geetham Mishra ousted Jyotsana Yadav 9-3, while Simran Pritam registered a 9-2 win over Ananya Yadav. Prarthana Dwivedi dumped Anusha Varma 9-1.
Jashandeep in Rd 2
In The Tribune CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament, Punjab’s Jashandeep Singh overcame state-mate Adik Sharma 9-8(3) in the first round of the qualifiers.
Chandigarh’s Samarpit Bhatia defeated Shreshth Garg of Punjab 9-5, while Haryana’s Yajat Khanna trounced Punjab’s Akshit Ratti 9-1. Madhav Aggarwal, also from Chandigarh, downed Punjab’s Anuj A Teshildar 9-3.
Another city lad, Arpit Singh, prevailed 9-3 over Pravar Sharma of Punjab in the opening round.
Men’s 2nd round: Rishi Reddy (1) bt Parmeet Singh Deol 9-0, Gourav Gulia bt Tnik Gupta 5-1 (conceded), Saneesh Mishra bt Amish Bansal 9-5, Mohit Bhardwaj (9) bt Savneet Singh 9-4, Neeraj Yashpaul (2) bt Tushar Bali 9-3, Parth Sharma bt Nishank Thakur 9-1, Torus Rawat bt Manjot Singh 9-6, Amit Bzad (15) bt Sandeep Singh Guru 9-2, Udayvir Singh bt Hritesh Balmiki 9-2, Gaurav Kumar bt Shobhit Tandon 9-0, Yashdeep Gahlot (13) bt Navneet Singh Sehgal 9-4, Deepinder Singh Bains (4) bt Yogank Bhardwaj 9-3, Manveer Singh bt Neelabh Narayan 9-0, Sarabjot Singh bt Harshit Yadav 9-4, Parav Dev Garg (11) bt Abhinay Kumar 9-4, Ashutosh Tiwari (5) bt Sauravh Sehrawat 9-2, Ihsan Hussain (14) bt Mohit Sharma 9-5, Ritik Rana (6) bt Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje 9-4, Pranjay Kukreti bt Rithik Tiwari 9-7, Ashish Bawra bt Rahul Seth 9-3, Krishan Hooda bt Nitin Jaipal Singh (12) 9-8(8), Aakash Ahlawat (7) bt Upnishad Bhardwaj 9-0, Mayank Yadav bt Aditya Balda 9-8(5), Dhananjay Singh bt Raghav Singh 9-3, Alex Solanki (10) bt Siddharth Asaudha 9-1, Sunil Malik (8) bt Siddharth Gangatkar 9-4, Durvish Handa bt Avish Verma 9-1, Bharat Bhardwaj bt Vishal Gupta 9-0, Udit Kamboj bt R Karthic Kumaran (16) 9-2
Women’s 1st round: Bunty Chongtham (1) bt Aditi Singh 9-5, Pawandeep Kaur bt Preeti Koli 9-3, Paavani Paathka bt Japjot Kaur 9-2, Ankita Hoon bt Apurva Sheoran (3) 9-2, Ashpreet Kaur Bajwa bt Riya Kaushik 9-3, Nehel Sahini bt Damini Hoon (4) 9-1, Akshita Sharma bt Vanshita Malhotra 9-7, Geetham Mishra (7) bt Jyotsana Yadav 9-3, Simran Pritam bt Ananya Yadav 9-2, Prarthana Dwivedi (8) bt Anusha Varma 9-1, Amarjot Kaur bt Aakriti Tripathi 9-3
Boys’ U-14 1st round: Jashandeep Singh bt Adik Sharma 9-8(3), Samarpit Bhatia (CH) bt Shreshth Garg 9-5, Paras Lukram (MN) bt Paras Verma (HR) 9-2, Yajat Khanna bt Akshit Ratti 9-1, Madhav Aggarwal bt Anuj A Teshildar 9-3, Arpit Singh bt Pravar Sharma 9-3, Hargundeep Singh bt Pravah Shah 9-3