Savio, Prajna triumph

Savio outclassed statemate Kishen S 6-1, 7-5. Prajna had to ward off a spirited fightback from Shrayashree T of Tamil Nadu before prevailing 6-3, 1-6, 6-2. Prajna also won the under-14 singles to complete a double while Savio partnered Kishen to pocket the under-16 doubles. Savio was in his elements in the first set, going up 4-0 before Kishen pulled one back. Savio used his forehand to good effect as he nullfied Kishen’s serve completely.

Savio’s drop shots and cross-court returns had Kishen struggling for answers. Savio wrapped up the set easily at 6-1.

Results (all finals): Boys: U-16 (singles): Anthony Savio (Kar) bt Kishen S (Kar) 6-1, 7-5; Doubles: Anthony Savio/Kishen S (Kar) bt Alok Aradya/S Kartik (Kar) 6-7(4), 6-2, 10-6. U-14 (singles): S Ganesh (TN) bt Hemanth K (Kar) 7-5, 7-5. Girls: U-16 (singles): Prajna Nagaraj (Kar) bt Shrayashree T (TN) 6-3, 1-6, 6-2; Doubles: Shivani Manjanna/Hrishika Rajesh (Kar) bt Aditi Dilip/Rashmika Rajan (Kar) 6-3, 6-4.
U-14 (singles): Prajna Nagaraj (Kar) bt Shivani Manjanna (Kar) 6-1, 1-6, 6-3..

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