Vasudev rallies to enter final

Tennis AITA Talent Series

Vasudev VR plays a forehand during his win over M Arjun at the KSLTA courts on Thursday. DH photo

Vasudev lost the first set 2-6 before winning the next two 7-6, 7-6 to set up a clash with B Samyukht, who defeated S Karthik 6-4, 6-3 in the other semifinal. In the girls’ under-16 section, Anna C Nelson entered the final, defeating Gopika Madhu 6-1, 6-2. She will play Tanya Singh for the title, after the latter ousted Preethi B 6-2, 6-2.
Results (semifinals):

Boys’ U-16: Anthony Savio bt Vibhu Varsha 6-1, 6-2; N Jewoor bt Alok Aradhya 0-6, 7-6 (9), 6-4. U-14: Samyukht B bt Karthik S 6-4, 6-3; Vasudev V R bt Arjun M 2-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (3). Girls’ U-16: Anna C Nelson bt Gopika Madhu 6-1, 6-2; Tanya Singh bt Preethi B 6-2, 6-2. U-14: Shivani M bt Preethi B 6-3, 7-5; Shikha N Singh beat Dhwani Kumar 6-2, 6-4.

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