Andrew, Sumukha enter final

Tennis State-ranking tournament

S P Ritu returns during her win over Divya in the under-18 girls’ semifinals at the State-ranking tennis tournament in Bangalore on Tuesday. DH PHOTO

Andrew rallied from a set down to overcome Rohith D 4-6, 6-4, 6-0 while Sumukha had to sweat it out before prevailing 7-5, 5-7, 7-6 (7-5) against Venkatesh in the other last four match.

In the corresponding girls’ category, SP Ritu marched into the title round with a 6-1, 6-0 rout of Divya in the semis.

B P Prarthana will take on Deya Mukedkar in the under-12 girls’ title round on Wednesday.
Prarthana scored a 6-3, 6-4 win over Parvvi Patil in the first semifinal. Deya edged out Ananya Yathirajan 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 in the second semis.

Results: Boys: U-18 (semifinals): Andrew K Jose bt Rohith D 4-6, 6-4, 6-0; Sumukha bt Venkatesh 7-5, 5-7, 7-6 (5). U-10 (semifinals): CH Arjun bt Shreyas MD 6-2, 6-2; Dhruv bt Vikram A 6-3, 6-1.

Quarterfinals: Shreyas MD bt Vibhu K AMbil 6-2, 6-2; CH Arjun bt Saiyam 6-3, 7-5; Dhruv bt Adarsh A 6-3, 7-6 (5); Vikram A bt Bharath P 6-1, 6-1.

Girls: U-18 (semifinals): SP Ritu bt Divya 6-1, 6-0.
Quarterfinals: Ritu bt Deepthi J 6-0, 6-0; Divya bt Shruthi Dinesh 6-2, 6-3; Anandi bt Pavana P 6-2, 6-1; Swetha Samuel bt Neha 6-0, 6-0.

U-12 (semifinals): BP Prarthana bt Parvvi Patil 6-3, 6-4; Deya Mukedkar bt Ananya Yathirajan 5-7, 6-2, 6-2.

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