Stage set for Super Series under 14 tournament.
Mumbai, Feb 11: it’s time for tennis action in the city as the main draw of the Rotary Club All India Ranking Super Series for Boys and Girls under 14 begins at the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) here on Monday.
The tournament being organised by the Rotary Club of Bombay Midcity and Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) will feature singles and doubles events. It has attracted Over 170 Boys and Girls from all over the the country which includes Boys: – Krishang Raghuvanshi (Haryana), Nithish L N Balaji (Tamil Nadu), Manas Dhamne (Maharashtra),
Girls: – Chandni Srinivasan (Telangana), Ruma Gaikaiwari (Maharashtra), Amodini Vijay Naik (Karnataka). Boys and Girls 14 main draw will be of 32, and the doubles draw will be of 16 pairs. The two-day qualifying round for the singles event began on Saturday.
“The tournament has been trademark of our Club. Since past two years we have been organizing such events with great enthusiasm and participation. The cup is known as Rotary Cup. This is one of its kind event in a Rotary Calendar. The total scholarship of Rs. 1.5Lac will be awarded as scholarships to players from the first round apart from attractive gifts”.
The tournament was inaugurated by DG. RTN. Sashi Sharma, Mrs. Leena, Dist Secretary, President. RTN. Dr. Laila Dave, President Ele. RTN. Ramesh Jain, Secretary. RTN Neelesh Suchak, Convenor and tournament director. RTN Pankaj Shah, Past President. RTN Bharat Parekh. ITF White badge official Mrs. Vaishali Shekatkar is the Supervisor for the event.
Following are the results
Boys: – seed – 1 Krishang Raghuvanshi bt Ved Sampath Pawar 6-0, 6-2
Qualifyer – Manvardhan Rakhecha bt Samarth Sahita 6-2, 6-2
Qualifyer Yohan Chokhany bt Qualifyer Mehul Gautam 1-6, 6-0, 6-1
Singh Svarmanyu bt Seed – 5 Fogaat Harsh 4-6, 6-2, 7-6(5)
Suresh Keerthivassan bt Prashant Sutar 6-0, 6-2
Cahir Warik bt Prajwal Prasanna Tewari 6-4, 6-3
Girls: – Seed – 1 Chandni Srinivasan bt Prapti Patil 6-1, 6-0
Qualifyer Gauri Mangaonkar bt Angel P Patel 7-6(8), 6-0
Qualifyer Dey Salonee bt Milonee Kadam 6-0, 6-0
Amodini Naik bt Adkar Asmi 6-4, 6-2
Sneha Sundaraneedi bt Mandadi Reddy 6-3, 6-3
Jaison Jennika bt Chinmayi Bagwe 7-5, 7-5