Sahita, Bhasin, Paparkar into semis at the 14th Ramesh Desai Nationals Under 12 Tennis Tournament
Mumbai, February 13: Samarth Sahita, Vedant Bhasin, Arnav Paparkar kept their performances in track to enter the Semifinal round in the boys event at the Yonex Sunrise-MSLTA 14th Ramesh Desai Nationals Under 12 Tennis Tournament organized by Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) at their GA Ranade Tennis complex.
In the Quarterfinal top seeded Samarth Sahita outplayed fifth seeded Showrya Samala of Telangana 6-3, 6-4 to move into the last four with Third seeded Vedant Bhasin and second seeded Arnav Paparkar both of Maharashtra and fourth seeded Tanussh Ghildyal of Karnataka.
In the girls top seeded Thaniya Gogulamanda easily got over 9th seeded Anandi Bhutada of Maharashtra 1-6, 6-0, 6-2;, third seeded Nainika Reddy of Maharashtra stopped sixth seeded another Maharashtra girl Aishwarya Jadhav 6-3, 6-3. Fourth seeded Sohini Mohanty of Orissa and ffth seeded Rishitha Basireddy of Telangana were the other two players to make the last four.
Following are the results: Singles: Boys: quarterfinal Round:
S.1 Samarth Sahita(Mah) bt S.5 Showrya Samala(TS)6-3, 6-4;
S.3 Vedant Bhasin(Mah) bt V. Thrumurugan(TN)6-1, 6-1;
S.4 Tanussh Ghildyal(Kar) bt Daksh Kukreti(Mah) 6-2, 6-1;
S.2 Arnav Paparkar(Mah) bt S.7 Aaradhaya Dwivedi(Kar) 6-2, 6-1;
S.1 Thaniya Gogulamanda(TS) bt S.9 Anandi Bhutada(Mah)1-6, 6-0, 6-2;
S.4 Sohini Mohanty(ORI) bt T Sai Janvi(Kar) 7-5, 6-0;
S.3 Nainika Reddy(Mah) bt S.6 Aishwarya Jadhav(Mah)6-3, 6-3;
S.5 Rishitha Basireddy(TS) bt Shatakshi Chaudhary(UP)6-2, 6-1;
Doubles: Boys: Semifinal Round:
Daksh Kukreti/Kanj Shah bt Kshitij Aradhya/Vyom Shah 7-6(3), 2-6, 10-5;
Vedant Bhasin/Arnav Paparkar bt Daksh Khokhar/Aditya 6-0, 6-1;
Thaniya Gogulamanda(TS)/Nainika Reddy bt Rishitha Basireddy/T Sai Janvi 6-4, 1-6, 10-5;
Divya Ungrish/Aakruti Sonkusare bt Sohini Mohanty/Maaya Revathi 6-3, 7-5.