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Chilimula, Maheta advance

New Delhi, August 26, 2013:

Fourth-seeded Nidhi Chilimula of India got the better of Ho Ching Wu of Hong Kong 6-4, 6-1 to enter the singles second round of the $10,000 ITF women’s tournament at the DLTA complex here on Monday.

India's Eetee Maheta breezed past wildcard Vaniya Dangwal 6-3, 6-2 in the only other singles main draw match of the day.

In the six qualifying singles finals, Sri Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy entered the main draw with a dominant 6-0, 6-2 victory over Disha Satish Agarwal. 


Malaysia's Theiviya Selvarajoo scored an upset 6-1, 6-3 victory over third-seeded Manya Nagpal to take a place in the main draw.

Amrita Mukherjee had little going her way this day. She lost 1-6, 0-6 to Riya Bhatia. 

In the 14 first round main draw singles matches scheduled on Tuesday, top-seeded Ankita Raina will meet Australian Julia Moriarty while third-seeded Keren will play Bhuvana Kalra of India. Seventh-seeded Prerna Bhambri will have a tough opening round opponent in Natasha Palha while qualifer Shivika will be up against seasoned Rushmi Chakravarthi.

Results: First round(singles): Nidhi Chilimula (Ind) bt Ho Ching Wu (Hkg) 6-4, 6-1; Eetee Maheta (Ind) bt Vaniya Dangwal (Ind) 6-3, 6-2.

Qualifying round: Final round (singles): Theiviya Selvarajoo (Mas) bt Manya Nagpal(Ind) 6-1, 6-3;  Sri Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy bt Disha Satish Agarwal 6-0, 6-2; Riya Bhatia bt Amrita Mukherjee 6-1, 6-0; Victoria Chehal (Ind) bt Richa Dave (Ind) 6-0, 6-0; Vineeta Singh (Ind) bt Sahan Shetty (Ind) 6-0, 2-1 (retd. hurt), Pranjala Yadlapalli (Ind) bt Nehel Sahni (Ind), 6-3, 6-1.    

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