Kashyap storms past Aakash

waiting to strike Abhijith Allam essays a forehand during his first-round win over Surya Prasad in the AITA Talent Series tennis tournament in Bangalore on Monday. DH PHOTO

In another match Mihir Ray Chaudury also found the door open to the next round with an 8-3 win over Akhil Krishna Das. Poorva Das had it easy against his Sri Lankan opponent Label S, blanking him 8-0 for the victory.

In girls’ action, Prerna Singhal fought past Asindhi L of Sri Lanka 8-6 in first round action while N Ramya beat Nikitha Pinto 8-3 to make the next grade.

Results, first round (Indians unless mentioned): Boys: U-16: Kashyap A bt Aakash Subramanya 8-0, Mihir Ray Chaudury bt Akhil Krishna Das 8-3; Poorva S Kumar bt Label S (SL) 8-0; Rohan Shenoy bt Siddeshwar G 8-3; S Karthick bt A Abhiman 8-4; S Ganesh bt Joshua S (SL) 8-0; Goutham Ram Kumar bt Tathagat MC 8-1; Vibhi Varsh T bt Balaji K 8-6; Arjun Muralidhar bt Varun Vasuraj 8-0; Harsh Lakani bt Varun Venkat 8-5; Nishangan N (SL) bt Hanivarsh 8-2; A Abhijith bt Surya Prasad 8-1; Andrew K Jose bt Anurag Shipani 8-7 (2); B Pranesh bt K Mohith Reddy 8-4; Anthony Savio bt Prajwal N 8-2.

Girls: U-16: N Ramya bt Nikitha Pinto 8-3; Prerana Singhal bt Asindhi L (SL) 8-6; Sanderi DS (SL) bt Swetha Samuel 8-4; Shiek J Afren bt Diani Abi 8-7 (7-2); Sheka L Singh bt Devya Sharma 8-1; Hrishika Rajesh bt P Pavana 8-1; SP Ritu bt Shreya Vivek 8-0; Lakshmi Nikitha bt Prarthana BP 8-1; Abhilasha Viswanath bt Aiswarya Jagadesh 8-2; Soha S bt Nisha Shenoy bt 8-7 (7-5); Nupur Uma Shankar bt Celine Maria 8-3.

U-14: Nupur bt Nisha 8-2; Asindi L (SL) bt Aiswarya 8-1; Shwetha bt Apithi Harish 8-0; Shloka Kumar bt Shreya Vivek 8-1; N Ramya bt Lakshmi Nikitha 8-1; Srinidhi Karthikeyan bt Adithi Dilip 8-1; Hrishika bt Prerana Sigal 8-6; Rashmika Rajan bt Diana 8-3; Soha bt Namratha 8-0; Celine bt Medha Hegde 8-3.

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