Rahane, Adkar in line for double crown at D.E.S. Fergusson College AITA Championship series U-18 Tennis Tournament
Pune, April 28, 2022: Nishit Rahane and Asmi Adkar both of Pune placed themselves in line for a double crown reaching the finals of. The singles And the doubles event in the boys and the girls section at the D.E.S. Fergusson College Championship series Under 18 Tennis Tournament organized by Fergusson College and Nandan Bal Tennis Academy Under the auspices of MSLTA and AITA and played at Fergusson College Tennis Courts.
In the Boys Semifinal seventh seeded Nishit Rahane outplayed Anshul Satav 6-2, 6-1 he will take in sixth seeded giant killer Tanishq Jadhav who upset second seeded Sahil Tambat 6-2, 6-4
In the doubles Rahane pairing with Jay Dixit will take on third seeded Arnav Kokane/Aryan Kotasthane who upset second seeds Tanishq Jadhav and Anmol Nagpure 6-7(4), 7-6(0), 12-10;
In the girls section 13 year old Asmi Adkar who qualified blanked out Telangana’s Hiya Mehta 6-0, 6-0 to set up a title clash with fourth seeded Agnimitra Bhattacharya who out hit Pratishtha Saini 6-2, 6-3;
Aadkar also made the girls doubles finals along with Prisha Shinde upsetting top seeded pair of Dhanvi Kale and Agnimitra Bhattacharya 6-1, 6-0 they will take on second seeded Mrunmayee Joshi and Shruti Nanajkar for the crown
Following are the results: Semifinal Round: Boys:
Nishit Rahane(Mah) bt Anshul Satav(Mah)6-2, 6-1;
Tanishq Jadhav(Mah) bt Sahil Tambat(Mah) 6-2, 6-4;
Asmi Adkar(Mah) bt Hiya Mehta(TS) 6-0, 6-0;
Agnimitra Bhattacharya(Mah) bt Pratishtha Saini(Mah) 6-2, 6-3;
Jay Dixit/Nishit Rahane bt Siddharth Marathe/Anshul Satav 6-2, 6-4;
Arnav Kokane/Aryan Kotasthane bt Tanishq Jadhav/Anmol Nagpure 6-7(4), 7-6(0), 12-10;
Asmi Aadkar/Prisha Shinde bt Dhanvi Kale/Agnimitra Bhattacharya 6-1, 6-0;
Mrunmayee Joshi/Shruti Nanajkar bt Rajitha Rajesh/Pratishtha Saini 7-6(0), 7-5.