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TENNIS: HARD FOUGHT WINS FOR SHREYA AND CATHERINE

April 30, 2017 07:19 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News-Sports)

CLTA trainee Rahat Mangat of Punjab upset top seed Amreen Sidhu (Chandigarh) in a straight set 6-2, 6-2 in the girls final qualifying round in the Ethica Limited CLTA-AITA National Series (NS) Tennis Tournament for Boys and Girls under-16 at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today. Rahat Mangat won the first set 6-2 easily, in the second set Rahat Mangat played attacking game, Rahat use her big forehand to close the second set an match easlity 6-2. Another CLTA Trainee Nimrat Kaur Atwal also won from Lakshmi Gowda by considing only one game in strainght sets 6-0, 6-1.

Shreya Chakraborty of W est Bengal and Catherine Bhangu (Chandigarh) overcame stiff resistance from their respective opponents in the final qualifying rounds. Shreya Chakraborty rallied to beat Ananya Dhankar (Delhi) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 and Catherine Bhangu toiled to beat Hansika Mor (Haryana) 7-6(2), 4-6, 6-2.
In boys singles final qualifying round CHART trainee of Haryana Ajay Singh defeated his practice partner Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje in straight set. Ajay took some resistance from Sukhpreet Singh in first set. Finaly Ajay use his experience to close the first set 6-4. Ajay took the second set an match without considering a single game 6-0. Rudra Kapoor, Anish Lal, Divanshu Hooda, Karthik Singh Panwar, Prashant Kumar and Depesh Sangwan also moved into Main Draw.

Results (final qualifying rounds)
Boys: Rudra Kapoor (UP) bt Gaurav Kumar (CH) 6-0, 6-0, Prashant Kumar (HR) bt Anurag Kunwar (DL) 7-6(7), 7-5, Deepesh Sangwan (HR) bt Mankeerat Singh Baidwan (PB) 6-2, 6-1, Anish Lal (GJ) bt Parth Goel (CH) 6-2, 6-2. Karthik Singh Panwar (DL) bt Jasmeet Duhan (HR) 6-2, 6-1, Siddarth Nijhawan (PB) bt Jitin Kumar Chetry (PB) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, Divanshu Hooda (HR) bt Pranav Chopra (CH) 3-6, 7-5, 6-1, Ajay Singh (HR) bt Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje (PB) 6-4, 6-0.
Girls: Rahat Mangat (PB) bt Amreen Sidhu (CH) 6-2, 6-2, Jigyasa Sharma (DL) bt Mahi Tiyagi (DL) 6-4, 6-3, Nimrat Kaur Atwal (CH) bt Lakshmi Gawda (DL) 6-0, 6-1, Sukhmani Singh (CH) bt Harmanpreet Kaur (PB) 6-0, 6-1, Renee Sharma (TS) bt Konika Singh Dhull (CH) 6-3, 6-1, Rupal Kharab (HR) bt Sanvi Ahluwalia (DL) 6-1, 0-6, 6-3, Shreya Chakraborty (WB) bt Ananya Dhankar (DL) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, Catherine Bhangu (CH) bt Hansika Mor (HR) 7-6(2), 4-6, 6-2.

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