Press Esc to close
Wednesday 22 February 2017
News updated at 2:28 AM IST
Weather
Max: 33.4°C
Min : 17.7°C
In Bengaluru
clear sky

Ashika storms into title round

Mysore, Nov 15, 2012, DHNS:
Local lass Ashika D Urs reached the girls’ under-14 final of the AITA Talent Series Junior tennis tournament at Raghuveer Tennis Centre courts here on Thursday.

Ashika outclassed seventh seed Fathima Juveria 6-2, 6-1 to set up a title clash with top seed Muskhan Ranjan, who defeated Prarthana Prasad 3-6, 6-2, 6-0, in the other semifinals.

Sixth seed Venkatachalam packed off top seed Rahul Shankar in the boys’ under-14 semifinals. Venkatachalam beat Rahul 7-5, 6-3 to set up a final date with eighth seed Varun Shenoy, who accounted for Vijay Rajashekar 3-6, 7-5, 7-6(5) in the other semifinals.

The top seed in the under-12 category Kiran Deva had no such qualms as he eased past S Vimal Raj 6-3, 6-2. Kiran will meet M D Shreyas, who outplayed Arjun Sriram 6-3, 6-2 in the final.

In the girls under-12 semifinals, third seed Megha Muthukumar humbled top seed Muskhan 6-3, 6-3 and she will take on Prathibha, who beat Fathima 0-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Results (semifinals): Boys: U-14: Venkatachalam bt Rahul Shankar 7-5, 6-3; Varun Shenoy bt Vijay Rajashekar 3-6, 7-5, 7-6(5).

U-12: Kiran Deva bt S Vimal Raj 6-3, 6-2; M D Shreyas bt Arjun Sriram 6-3, 6-2.
Girls: U-14: Muskhan Ranjan bt Prarthana Prasad 3-6, 6-2, 6-0; Ashika D Urs bt Fathima Juveria 6-2, 6-1. U-12: Megha Muthukumaran bt Muskhan Ranjan 6-3, 6-3; Prathibha bt Fathima Juveria 0-6, 6-3, 6-4.

 

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Devotees of Swaminarayan arrange to 'Rotla' one type of Chapati for celebrating'Shak Utsav'...

Devotees of Swaminarayan arrange to 'Rotla' one type of Chapati for celebrating'Shak Utsav'...

Indian women cricketers after winning their ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier final...

Indian women cricketers after winning their ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier final...

A Pakistani volunteer carries an injured child to a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan...

A Pakistani volunteer carries an injured child to a hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan...

Four rare white lion cubs sit besides their mother Kiara at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany...

Four rare white lion cubs sit besides their mother Kiara at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany...

A shepherd taking his flock for grazing at a village in Rambha in Ganjam district...

A shepherd taking his flock for grazing at a village in Rambha in Ganjam district...

A Cheetah cub licks it's handler on the BUILD Speaker Series to promote Nat Geo Wild's 'Big Cat...

A Cheetah cub licks it's handler on the BUILD Speaker Series to promote Nat Geo Wild's 'Big Cat...

Actors Akshay Kumar and Taapsee Pannu at J P Hospital at sector 128 in Noida...

Actors Akshay Kumar and Taapsee Pannu at J P Hospital at sector 128 in Noida...

Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan showing his ink marked finger after casting the vote...

Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan showing his ink marked finger after casting the vote...

Bollywood actor and Ambassador for save the children, Dia Mirza at the launch of Standard...

Bollywood actor and Ambassador for save the children, Dia Mirza at the launch of Standard...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (Centre) and Chairman Nandan Nilekani during an event on...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (Centre) and Chairman Nandan Nilekani during an event on...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523