Fazal, Riddhi score tough wins to make it to semis at EMMTC - MSLTA Asian under 16 Tennis Championship
Aurangabad, November 1, 2023:   Fazal Ali Meer quelled the challenge of local boy and giantkiller Shivtej Shirfule out rallying him 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 to enter the boys semi finals at the EMMTC - MSLTA Asian under 16 Tennis Championship being conducted under the Auspices of the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) , All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) at the Endurance Tennis complex in Aurangabad
In the girls event in match between unseeded players Riddhi Shinde  overcame Riya Gangamma Pudiyokkada 6-3, 2-6, 6-2 to move to the last four stage
Top seeded Parthsarthi Mundhe, Dia Agarwal, second seeded Vrandika Rajput were the other girls to make the semifinal
Top seed Hruthik Katakam ,  second seeded Ayisg Poojary and fourth seeded Nived Konerira were the boys players to make it to the last four
Following are the results: Main Draw:Quarterfinal Round:Boys:
Hruthik Katakam(IND)[1] bt Arjun Veluri (IND)6-3, 6-1;
Fazal Ali Meer (IND) bt Shivtej Shirfule (IND) 6-3, 1-6, 6-3;
Nived Konerira(IND)[4] bt Aditya Acharya(IND) 7-5, 6-1;
Ayush  Poojary(IND)[2] bt Krishank Joshi (IND) 7-5, 6-1;
Parthsarthi Arun Mundhe (IND) [1] bt Dhanashree Patil (IND) 6-1, 6-2;
Dia Agarwal (IND) bt Twisha Nandankar (IND)6-4, 6-4;
Riddhi Shinde (IND) bt Riya Gangamma Pudiyokkada (IND)6-3, 2-6, 6-2;
Vrandika Rajput(IND)[2] bt Bhakti Tajne (IND) 6-3, 6-2;