Zeel, Mahak , Sai in round two at $25000+ Pune Open ITF women’s championships


Zeel, Mahak , Sai in round two at $25000+ Pune Open ITF women’s championships

 

Pune, November 6: wildcards Mahak Jain , Zeel Desai and qualifier Sai Samhita Chamarthi entered the second at the  $25000+ Pune Open  ITF women’s championships organized by NS Sports Academy under the auspices of  AITA , MSLTA and PMDTA and being played the MSLTA School of tennis, Balewadi

 

Current National champion and wildcard Mahak Jain  struggled to get past Ramya Natarajan   7-5, 1-6, 6-1 National Runnersup and India No.1 junior  Zeel Desai gave a lesson in tennis to outplay qualifier  Shivani Ingle  6-2, 6-1 , former national champion and qualifier Sai Samhitha Chamarthi outplayed  Dhruthi Venugopal 6-0, 6-3 to make it to the round of sixteen.

 

Bunyawi Thamchaiwat of Thailand   came back from loss of first set to get past Rishika Sunkara  4-6, 6-0, 6-1 , Singapore's Stefanie Tan blanked Sowjanya Bavisetti   6-0, 6-2 , while fifth seeded Pei-Chi Lee of Taipei was tested in the first set before getting past Natasha Palha 7-5, 6-3

 

In a major upset in doubles Prerna Bhambri and Nidhi Chilumula  upset  topseeds Karman Kaur Thandi  and Ana Veselinovic   of Montenegro  4-6, 7-6(7), 10-7.

 

Following are the results: Singles: First round:

Stefanie Tan(SGP)  bt Sowjanya Bavisetti (IND) 6-0, 6-2

Pei-Chi Lee [5](TPE)  bt Natasha Palha(IND) 7-5, 6-3

(WC) Zeel Desai(IND)bt Shivani Ingle(IND) 6-2, 6-1

Bunyawi Thamchaiwat(THA) bt  Rishika Sunkara(IND) 4-6, 6-0, 6-1

(WC)Mahak Jain(IND) bt Ramya Natarajan(IND)  7-5, 1-6, 6-1

Sai Samhitha Chamarthi (IND) bt Dhruthi Venugopal(IND)- 6-0, 6-3

 

Doubles: First Round

Prerna Bhambri(IND)  /Nidhi Chilumula(IND) bt Karman Kaur Thandi (IND) /Ana Veselinovic [1] (MNE)  4-6, 7-6(7), 10-7

 

Fatma Al Nabhani(OMA) /Ksenia Palkina(KGZ) - (WC)Salsa Aher (IND) /(WC)Sai Dedeepya Yeddula(IND) 6-3, 6-1

 

Berfu Cengiz (TUR)/Karin Kennel(SUI) bt Olesya Pervushina (RUS)/Valeriya Strakhova [2](UKR)

6-1, 6-3

 

Rutuja Bhosale(IND)  /Pranjala Yadlapalli(IND) bt Sowjanya Bavisetti (IND) /Rishika Sunkara(IND) - 3-6,7-6(1),10-8

 

Zeel Desai (IND) /Bunyawi Thamchaiwat(THA)- Riya Bhatia(IND)  /Deniz Khazaniuk(ISR) 7-5,3-6, 10-7

 

Jaqueline Adina Cristian (ROU)/Tereza Mihalikova [4](SVK) bt  Ramya Natarajan (IND) /Mihika Yadav(IND) 7-5, 6-3