Seeds advance in junior national tennis

Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) All the seeded players advanced safely into the third round of the AITA Adidas-MCC Junior National tennis championships here Tuesday.

Shaikh Abdulla and Snehadev S. Reddy, the top seeds in boys and girls singles, respectively, led the way with straight set victories in their second round matches. Abdulla though was pushed in the second set that he took 7-5 against Arjun Ramakrishnan, but barring that hiccup, the top ranked player had a comfortable outing.

The results (second round):

Boys singles: 1-Shaikh Abdulla bt Arjun Ramakrishnan 6-3,7-5; 13-Basil L Khuma bt Rian Pandole 6-0, 6-3; 7-Jajbir Singh Saran bt Akhil Kanagaraj 3-6,6-3,6-2; 9-Nikshep BR bt Parikshit Somani 6-3,6-2; 4-Adavelly Kumara P bt Amlanjyoti Baruah 6-1,6-3; Mohd Fahad bt Aditya Anant Gokhale 7-6(8),6-3; 5-Anvit Ketan Bendre bt Anush Dheer Singh 7-5,6-3; 15-Raswant Ravi bt Vasudev Vijayraman 6-3,6-3; 3-Sahil Deshmukh bt IB Akshay 3-6,6-2,6-3; Mukund Sasikumar bt Udayan Bhakar 6-0,6-3; Neeraj Elangovan bt Prajwal Dev SD 6-2,6-4; Lakshamanan Balaji bt Ishaque Eqbal 6-2,7-5; Venkata Gnana B bt Fatehdeep Singh 6-2,6-2; Nitin Kumar Sinha bt Rahul Srinivas 6-0,3-6,6-0; 14-Ronit Singh Bisht bt Alex Solanki 6-1, 6-4; 2-Suraj R Prabodh bt RS.Mohit 7-5,6-2.

Girls singles: 1-Snehadev S Reddy bt Abhinikka R 6-1,6-1; 10-Himani Mor bt Avanthika S 6-3, 6-3; 6-Karman Kaur Thandi bt Thanushree 6-2,6-2; 14-Eeshita Pande bt Sathwika S 6-3,6-3; Ramya Natarajan bt Vasanti P Shinde 3-6,6-4,7-6(5); 13-Zeel Desai bt Rashmita Reddy 6-0,6-3; 7- Dhruthi T Venugopal bt Moulika 6-0,0-6,6-4; Saranya N bt Akshara Iska 6-4,6-0; Nandini Das bt Vanshika Sawhney 6-3,6-3; 16-Ojasvinee Singh bt Shweta Sangwan 6-4,6-4; 8-Devanshi G Bhimjiyani bt Shambhavi D 6-3,6-1; 12-Snehal Mane bt Bhavya Wadhwan 6-4, 6-4; 5-D Nayanika Reddy bt A Shameema 5-7,6-4,6-3; Gayatri K bt Rimpledeep Kaur 3-6,7-5,6-2; Shristi Slaria bt Muskaan Ranjan 6-3,6-2; 2 Samhitha Sai C bt Simran Wadhwa 6-1,6-0.

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