Press Esc to close
Saturday 01 October 2016
News updated at 2:07 PM IST
Weather
Max: 29.7°C
Min : 20.5°C
In Bengaluru
Generally cloudy
Breaking News

Vishu sails into last 8

New Delhi, Oct 18, 2012 DHNS:

Second-seeded Vishu B Prasad and fourth-seeded Fatehdeep Singh sailed into the quarterfinals of the boys’ under-16 singles event with a straight-set win at the Fenesta Open National tennis championship on Wednesday.

Vishu had it easy against Vikrant Dahiya scoring a 6-2, 6-1 win, while Punjab boy Fatehdeep edged past Paramveer Singh Bajwa 6-4, 7-5. Eighth seed BR Nikshep, however, was shown the door by Garvit Batra with a 6-0, 6-0 victory.

In other under-16 matches of the day, Prajwal Dev blanked Aryan Goves 6-0, 6-0 while Udayan Bhakar clawed his way from a set down to go past Alex Solanki 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.
In the corresponding girls’ section, top seed S Snehadevi rallied to enter the quarterfinals with a 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 victory over Sai Avanthika.

Second-seeded Pranjala Yadapalli, who last week won the under-18 title, also entered the quarterfinals by beating Mihika Yadav 6-3, 6-4. Fourth seed Akshara Iska beat Thanushree Palani Vale 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, while Himani Mor, seeded fifth, defeated A Shameena 1-6, 7-5, 6-0.

In the boys’ under-14 category, top-seeded Nikshep made up for his loss in the under-16 category with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Mingkhi Talom. Second-seeded Nitin Kumar Sinha went past Yash Yadav 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (7-2).

The top four seeds in the girls’ under-14 category, Sruta Kirti Gungunati, Himani Mor, Vanshika Sawhney and Mihika Yadav also advanced to the next stage.
Results (pre-quarterfinals):


Boys: U-16: Vishu B Prasad bt Vikrant Dahiya 6-2, 6-1; Garvit Batra bt BR Nikshep 6-0, 6-0; SD Prajwal Dev bt Aryan Goveas 6-0, 6-0; Fatehdeep Singh bt Paramveer Singh Bajwa 6-4, 7-5; Udayan Bhakar bt Alex Solanki 3-6, 6-3, 6-3; M Sai Nikhil bt Dalwinder Singh 2-6, 6-4, 6-1; Shashank Nautiyal bt Vasudev Vijayrajan 4-6, 6-1, 7-6(0); Bijay Gyan Bhaskar bt Raghav Jaisinghani 6-1, 6-3. U-14: BR Nikshep bt Mingkhi Talom 6-0, 6-1; Paramveer S Bajwa bt Nihit Rawal 6-3, 6-0; Amarnath Arora bt Aryan Goveas 7-5, 7-5; Nitin Kumar Sinha bt Yash Yadav 6-3, 1-6, 7-6(2); Alex Solanki bt Divyansh Khatri 6-1, 6-4.

Girls: U-16: Pranjala Yadapalli bt Mihika Yadav 6-3, 6-4; Akshara Iska bt Thanushree Palani Vale 6-3, 5-7, 6-1; Vanshika Sawhney bt Shambhavi Dixith 6-2, 6-2; Ramya Natraj bt Snehal Mane 6-3, 6-4. U-14: Vanshika Sawhney bt S Mansi Reddy 6-2, 6-2; Sachi Belwal bt Aastha Dargude 6-1, 6-2; Snehal Mane bt Thanushree Palani 7-6(3), 6-1; S Snehadevi bt Sai Avanthika 2-6, 6-4, 6-1; Himani Mor bt A Shameema 1-6, 7-5, 6-0; Devanshi Bhimjiyani bt Moulika Ram 6-3, 4-6, 7-5; Nayanika Devi Reddy bt Pasula Rashmitha Reddy 6-0, 6-2.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A hair stylist Kailash Kashid creates a special hair cut slogan of Maratha Kranti Morcha...

A hair stylist Kailash Kashid creates a special hair cut slogan of Maratha Kranti Morcha...

Actor Salman Khan plays with his sister Arpita's kid at an event for the tie-up between...

Actor Salman Khan plays with his sister Arpita's kid at an event for the tie-up between...

Artisans work on a giant model of Hindu god Ganesh during preparations for the upcoming Durga Puja..

Artisans work on a giant model of Hindu god Ganesh during preparations for the upcoming Durga Puja..

The palace witnessed very little visitors on the day and thus children enjoy playing at the...

The palace witnessed very little visitors on the day and thus children enjoy playing at the...

Temples submerged at Gwari Ghat due to floods caused in Narmada River by heavy rains...

Temples submerged at Gwari Ghat due to floods caused in Narmada River by heavy rains...

Indian Army vehicles move towards border areas in Akhnoor sector on India Pakistan Border...

Indian Army vehicles move towards border areas in Akhnoor sector on India Pakistan Border...

BJP activists celebrate the Indian army's Surgical strikes along the Line of Control in PoK...

BJP activists celebrate the Indian army's Surgical strikes along the Line of Control in PoK...

all-party meeting in New Delhi on Thursday following Indian army's surgical strikes along the LoC...

all-party meeting in New Delhi on Thursday following Indian army's surgical strikes along the LoC...

People celebrate after Indian army's Surgical strikes along the Line of Control...

People celebrate after Indian army's Surgical strikes along the Line of Control...

Artists practice the Garba dance ahead of the Navratri festival in Ahmedabad...

Artists practice the Garba dance ahead of the Navratri festival in Ahmedabad...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523